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KIDNEY EDUCATION FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS - MEDIA RESOURCES
All kidney health education media resources here have been reviewed and are recommended for use with Indigenous Australians. Please note: these videos may contain images/footage of deceased persons, and/or content of a sensitive nature.
STORIES OF THREE STRONG INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIAN WOMEN ON DIALYSIS
Big Girls Don't Cry (3 stories x 3 mins) 1 - A new kidney 2 - Wouldn't change a thing 3 - Darwin
The impact of kidney disease is devastating on Indigenous communities - cultural as well as emotional. The spirit set out in these stories does not date - the strength and resilience of the three women: Essie Coffey of Muruwari clan - Mariah Swan of Kamilaroi clan - Glenda Kerinaiau of Tiwi clan - affected by kidney disease, each tell us their personal stories in these movies which makes for a very moving film.
Produced by Ronin Films Director: Darrin Ballangarry - Feature 2395132269 'National Indigenous Documentary Fund - Series 5'
DIABETES AND CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
Diabetes Story - Living a healthy and long life with well controlled diabetes (a flash movie)
A health information resource available for use by all practitioners, clinics and Indigenous Australians living in Central Australia. The movie is written and animated as a story in three Central Australian Aboriginal languages (Pitjantjatjara, Warlpiri and Arrernte) and English. It may be particularly useful for any clients who may have low medical literacy levels and comprehension of written material, including those whose second language is English.
The Diabetes Story contains five scenes or chapters:
How do you feel? What is Diabetes? Why have I got Diabetes? Type 2 Diabetes - Gestational Diabetes - Type 1 Diabetes What could happen to me? If you have Diabetes or think you might have Diabetes.
Downloads for health professionals, clinics, Aboriginal clients - Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (10MB)
Inquiries: Promotions Officer, Central Australian Aboriginal Congress, 25 Gap Road, (PO Box 1604), Alice Springs NT 0871
Or simply call 08 8951 4425 - email firstname.lastname@example.org
THE KIDNEY STORIES TOOLKIT
The Kidney Stories Toolkit is a high quality flipchart series which simply sets out the story of kidney disease and its stages - how the kidneys work, the stages of sick kidneys, how to eat - to be stronger with sick kidneys, how dialysis works and types of dialysis and treatments available. It also sensitively presents the story of Palliative or Supportive Care in two of these flipcharts.
For health professionals to use with patients, to enable them to immediately answer questions and explain further where needed. DVDs now available - see example on Peritoneal Dialysis below.
'Kidney Stories Toolkit': produced by Northern Territory Government - NT Renal Services, call 08 8999 2406 - email@example.com
These resources are available from Darwin University Print Shop - price dependent on quantity ordered - contact Scott Chamberlain on 08 8946 6300 - email firstname.lastname@example.org or www.cdu.edu.au
'Kidney Stories' - now part of Sharing the Full and True Stories about Chronic Conditions Project
Watch example video from this range - Kidney Stories No 6
http://yalu.cdu.edu.au/healthResources/index.html - check under Chronic Conditions: Kidney Disease
TRANSPLANT STORY: A PERSONAL JOURNEY
A 52 minute film real-life story of an Indigenous family living with kidney disease which closely follows a young man, Ronno who had a living donor transplant when he was a child which lasted 24 years. When his transplanted kidney began to fail, Ronno had to relocate for haemodialysis and is now on peritoneal dialysis waiting for a transplant.
Acknowledgements Menzies School of Health Research for the development of this DVD. To view full credits supporting this excellent video - download video support details pdf> and view short overview video below. Other Menzies resources available here> Inquiries: call Menzies School of Health Research on 08 8922 8196 or email email@example.com
LISTEN TO THE 'A YARN THAT COULD SAVE A LIFE' SERIES
These narrative-driven radio plays (6 in the series) Have you had a yarn with your mob about organ and tissue donation? addresses specific barriers that might prevent Indigenous Australians discussing and making decisions about organ and tissue donation. Produced by Queensland Remote Aboriginal Media. View flyer, an illustrated flipchart (also in Nyangumarta) and a series of six radio plays>
THE RURAL HEALTH EDUCATION FOUNDATION
RHEF - Renal Programs presents well produced topical, high quality, evidence-based education programs enriched by the best health and medical experts in Australia to present information on chronic disease management - for health professionals working in rural and remote regions and interested consumers. Register www.rhef.com.au
Page updated 17 July 2014