Cultural Safety Collection

Conceptualizing Cultural Safety: Definitions and Applications of Safety in Health Care for Indigenous Mothers in Canada

2016

Yeung, S.

Journal for Social Thought

Description

This article summarizes findings from a review of literature that conceptualizes terminology related to culturally appropriate care in the concetext of maternal and child health programs. The review demonstrated that theoretical definitions of cultural safety are distinct from cultural competence, but there is a lack of strict delineations. By comparing the conceptual basis of culturally appropriate care with their application, the authors note gaps in current provision of culturally appropriate healthcare for Indigenous Peoples and make recommendations for improving quality of care.

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Conceptualizing Cultural Safety: Definitions and Applications of Safety in Health Care for Indigenous Mothers in Canada.

Yeung, S. (2016). Conceptualizing cultural Safety: Definitions and applications of safety in health care for Indigenous mothers in Canada. Journal for Social Thought1(1), 1-13.

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