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The paper discusses seven mandates that collectively define the designation of culturally competent care. The paper explores the issue of cultural competence and shows how it does not involve merely language but must be applied on a sociocultural level too. The paper describes the need for direct in-house and trained institutional interpreters and for culturally diverse recruitment and hiring.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (2003) Oral, Linguistic, and Culturally Competent Services: Guides for Managed Care Plans., Rockville, MD. at:http://www.ahrq.gov/about/cods/cultcomp.htm
- Bohon, S. A. (2005). Occupational Attainment of Latino Immigrants in the United States. The Geographical Review, 95(2), 249.
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- US Department of Health and Human Services, (2007) Office of Minority Health National Standards on Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) at: http://www.omhrc.gov/clas/.
- US Department of Health and Human Services (2001) Office of Minority Health, at: http://www.omhrc.gov/assets/pdf/checked/finalreport.pdf
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