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- 01 Understanding governance
- 02 Culture and governance
- 03 Getting Started
- 04 Leadership
05 Governing the organisation
- 5.0 Governing the organisation
- 5.1 Roles, responsibilities and rights of a governing body
- 5.2 Accountability: what is it, to whom and how?
- 5.3 Decision making by the governing body
- 5.4 Governing finances and resources
- 5.5 Communicating
- 5.6 Future planning
- 5.7 Building capacity and confidence for governing bodies
- 5.8 Case Studies
- 06 Rules and policies
- 07 Management and staff
08 Disputes and complaints
- 8.0 Disputes and complaints
- 8.1 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous approaches
- 8.2 Core principles and skills for dispute and complaint resolution
- 8.3 Disputes and complaints about governance
- 8.4 Your members: Dealing with disputes and complaints
- 8.5 Organisations: dealing with internal disputes and complaints
- 8.6 Practical guidelines and approaches
- 8.7 Case Studies
- 09 Governance for nation rebuilding
- Governance Stories
- Useful links
- Preview new Toolkit
3.3 Case Studies
Evaluating governance through risk assessments
Scotdesco’s objectives are to provide employment, housing, education and training, social and recreation activities and health and welfare services and opportunities for people of Aboriginal descent who live or work in Bookabie, South Australia.
Scotdesco evaluates its work through risk assessments of what’s working, what’s not working and what needs to improve. This evaluation is conducted on a board level, staff level and a community level. Scotdesco has a commitment to achieving realistic goals, outlined in their Community Action Plans, by carefully analysing new proposals, conducting research and learning from past experiences.
Western Desert Dialysis was established by people from the Pintupi Luritja language group to improve the lives of people suffering from end stage renal failure and to strengthen families and communities by helping people to return home to their remote communities on dialysis.
Western Desert Dialysis’s biggest challenge has been to develop a model of care which fulfilled cultural imperatives as well as fulfilling the expectations of mainstream health service delivery. Additionally, they faced the challenge of gaining government support and sustaining high levels of excellent service delivery. WDNWPT overcame these obstacles by engaging in constant dialogue with stakeholders, embedding cultural priorities in everything they did and involving patients and their families in designing models of care.
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