Kidney Stories - about kidney health for Indigenous Australians

Guide to undertaking a strength exercise program during your dialysis treatment. It includes an overview of resistance band based exercise programs for patients during dialysis.
Find more information on this program contact Exercise Sports Science Australia - essa.org.au or call 07 3862 4122. You may also contact Kidney Health Australia - kidney.org.au or use our freecall Kidney Health Information Service on 1800 454 363. Prepared by Kidney Health Australia and Deakin University Australia.

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Kidney Stories - about kidney health for Indigenous Australians

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KIDNEY STORIES Toolkit educates on kidney disease using culturally sensitive drawings with minimal wording. It is designed to be used with your health care team so they can answer questions you may have. After watching videos, if you have questions, you…


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KIDNEY STORIES Toolkit educates on kidney disease using culturally sensitive drawings with minimal wording. It is designed to be used with your health care team so they can answer questions you may have. After watching videos, if you have questions, you should talk to your healthcare mob for answers.

Kidney Health Australia is proud to host this important resource as part of our education program for Indigenous Australians. It could also be used for those with English as a second language.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that some resources below may contain drawings, images or voices of people who have died.

KIDNEY STORIES Toolkit offers flipcharts, CD version and DVDs which tells these individual stories:
No 1: The work of your kidneys
No 2: When your kidneys get sick
No 3: Living with Kidney Disease
No 4: Treatment options and pathways
No 5: Haemodialysis
No 6: Peritoneal dialysis
No 7: Fistula and Catheter
No 8: Diet and kidney disease
No 9a: Palliative care for people with sick kidneys
No 9b: Palliative care for people with sick kidneys
No 10: Transplant 1 to 4: *Introduction *Tests required *Surgery *Life after transplant

Credit: ’Kidney Stories’ Toolkit produced by NT Renal Services. For background call Susan Poppe on 08 8999 2406 or email susan.poppe@nt.gov.au

Kidney Health Australia is proud to host the KIDNEY STORIES toolkit as part of our education program for Indigenous Australians. This resource may be helpful educating anyone with English as a second language.
Go to kidney.org.au/your-kidneys/support/indigenous-resources/kidney-stories

A range of posters support this education resource. DVDs are available for health professionals who wish to use them as a support resource.

KIDNEY STORIES Toolkit is available from the Darwin University Print Shop - Scott Chamberlain on 08 8946 6300, email uniprint@cdu.edu.au or visit cdu.edu.au

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