Giving a voice to the voiceless
Helping people from war-torn lands, refugee health is a dynamic mix of advocacy, care co-ordination and social support. Linda Belardi talks to one nurse in the field.
There's nothing Ambi Kaur enjoys more than having a spirited argument with her patients. "The best part of the whole job is when your client disagrees with you. When you see the person move from being a totally helpless and totally dependent individual to someone who is quite clear about what their needs are - that means they feel empowered," she tells Nursing Review. As a refugee health nurse for the past six years in Victoria, Kaur (pictured right) works with some of the most marginalised and vulnerable people in society, providing "a voice to the voiceless". Watching her clients gain the...
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