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1

How is culture identity defined?

By each person in relationship to the group or groups with whom they belong
Based on heritage and personal choice

2

Why is it important to take into account diversity in healthcare?

Increasingly diverse populations
Taking a patient-centred approach improves outcomes
Huge disparities in care accessed

3

What are the problems relating to diversity?

Misunderstanding of each other's expectations
Miscommunication
Non-compliance as don't understand patient perspective
Conflict or isolation within staff groups

4

How is service presentation influenced by culture?

Issue of access
Thoughts about mental health
Way they make sense of certain symptoms
View of potential services
Treatment they find acceptable

5

Give some examples of problems that young people face:

Conform to family religion
Conform to expected gender roles (male nurse)
Go onto further education
Go into family business
Forced marriage