Caring for LGBTI people with dementia

Caring for LGBTI people with dementia

This workshop provides insight into the issues facing older people from the LGBTI community. It looks at the societal attitudes which have shaped the lives of older LGBTI people, and how this can now affect their confidence in accessing aged care services.

This course is available in:
SA
Course duration:
3 hours
Suitable for:
All health professionals

Course description

Course Summary

This workshop provides insight into the issues facing older people from the LGBTI community. It looks at the societal attitudes which have shaped the lives of older LGBTI people, and how this can now affect their confidence in accessing aged care services. Opportunities are provided to look at how participants can work in a culturally competent and inclusive manner with the LGBTI people.

You will gain knowledge in:
the lived experiences of LGBTI people and diversity within the LGBTI community
the implications a diagnosis of dementia can have for this community
providing services to LGBTI people in an appropriate, respectful and inclusive manner

For enquiries or general information about this course call 1300 DEMENTIA (1300 336 368) or email cdl@dementia.org.au

The events displayed are public scheduled sessions. These sessions are suitable for individuals and smaller groups. If you would like to discuss larger group delivery, onsite facilitation, customised programs or consultancy services, contact the Centre for Dementia Learning.

For enquiries or general information about this course call 1300 DEMENTIA (1300 336 368) or email cdl@dementia.org.au