Reducing the Risk of SUDI in Aboriginal Communities

Reducing the Risk of SUDI (Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy) in Aboriginal Communities (RROSIAC) program seeks to reduce the unacceptably high risk of Aboriginal infants dying of SIDS and sleep accidents. The program has been successfully operating throughout WA since 2005.


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Thank you to the West Australian Aboriginal community members who helped develop and support the RROSIAC program.

Our Red Nose office in Western Australia offer an Aboriginal specific safe sleeping program designed to educated families about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI). Education is tailored to raise awareness of infant mortality and to explain the sleeping recommendations with a strong focus on prevention of SIDS/SUDI/sleep accidents.

UPSKILLING- Students, Professionals & childcare centres

A cultural and clinical delivery of SIDS and SUDI evidence based information. Identifying risks associated around sleep accidents and education on what is safe and what is unsafe for a baby. As well as an awareness of safety products and what is recommended by Red Nose.

For more information on the program Reducing the risk of risk of SUDI in Aboriginal Communities email education@rednose.com.au.

SERVICE SUPPORT CENTRES

Coolabaroo Child Care Service and Aboriginal Early Years Service

(Moorditch Gurlongga Assoc Inc.)

Phone: 9459 3868

Address: 73 Parkside Dve Thornlie

Email: childcare@coolabaroo.com.au or lisa@coolabaroo.com.au

Website: http://coolabaroo.com.au

Aboriginal Parent Support Service

Phone: 9377 7922

Address: Meerilinga Children and Family Centre 106 Amazon Dve Beechboro

Email: apss@meerilinga.org.au

Website: www.meerilinga.org.au

Arche Health (Formerly the Bentley Armadale Medicare Local Aboriginal Health Care Programs)

Phone: 9458 0522

Address: Unit 4, 1140 Albany Hwy Bentley

Email: g.cox@archehealth.com.au

Website: www.archehealth.com.au

Ngala Indigenous Parenting Service

Phone: 9368 9308

Address: 26 Railway Pde Midland

Email: IPS@ngala.com.au

Website: www.ngala.com.au

South Lake Ottey Family and Neighbourhood Centre

Phone: 9417 2372

Address: 2A South Lake Drive South Lake

Email: otteyfam@bigpond.net.au

Website: https://www.facebook.com/OtteyCentre

Moort Boodjari Mia (Formerly known as: Aboriginal Maternity Group Practice)

Phone:9278 9924

Mobile: 0406 880 142

Address: Midland Wednesday Clinic ,Department of Health, 18 Helena Street, Midland

Email:mbm@sjog.org.au

Women’s Health & Family Service

Phone: 6330 5400

Fax: 6330 5499

Address: 227 Newcastle St Northbridge

Email: info@whfs.org.au

Website: www.whfs.org.au

Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service

Phone: 9421 3888

Address: 156 Wittenoom St, East Perth WA 6004

Babbingur Mia South Coastal Aboriginal Health Services

Phone: 9591 2025

Fax: 9591 1860

Address: 61 Council Avenue, Rockingham WA 6168