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How can ADRCs increase their outreach and strengthen their relationship with diverse populations and community-based organizational partners? This brief provides an overview of cultural competence including its definition and how it can be best implemented. Also included are key demographics, barriers to culturally competent service provision, organizational assessment tools, practices and standards, and a list of cultural competence resources that may be useful for ADRC staff.
Sources:The Lewin Group
Programs/Initiatives:Aging and Disability Resource Center
culturally competent practices; race; ethnicity; health disparities; quality improvement; assessment profile; state examples
The Lewin Group
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52494