Click here to return to the menu for the April 2014 LGBTI Health Update By Rob Collins, Convenor – Ageing & Aged Care Working Group, National LGBTI Health Alliance It is important to consider the life journeys of many LGBTI seniors. Historically, many older LGBTI people have lived through a time in the nation’s history… Continue reading LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care in perspective »
Category: Ageing and aged care
Click here to return to the menu for the April 2014 LGBTI Health Update By: Monique Van Wierst, COTA Australia Older people have managed their own lives for a lifetime and want to continue to do this when they may need additional assistance to remain living at home. Recent aged care reforms have recognised this… Continue reading Home Care Today – Upcoming CDC Implementation »
Silver Rainbow provides national coordination and support activities promoting the well-being of LGBTI elders and the ongoing delivery of the LGBTI awareness training to the aged care sector. Silver Rainbow works collaboratively with the government, aged care providers and related services, LGBTI older people and elders and organisations to create an LGBTI inclusive aged care sector.
Click here to download a PDF of this media release Australia’s LGBTI Health Alliance is celebrating the passage of the Sex Discrimination Amendment (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Status) Bill 2013 into Commonwealth law last week. “Research shows that discrimination is a factor in many health problems that disproportionately affect LGBTI Australians. Passage of… Continue reading Media Release: Landmark anti-discrimination laws to promote LGBTI health »
Alliance chairperson, Susan Ditter, has today addressed the inaugural LGBTI Aged Care Forum. Below is an excerpt from the address. Click here if you would like to download a PDF of this address in full. Susan Ditter: ‘I am pleased to have been invited to give the Opening Address at this national conference. Looking at… Continue reading Opportunities for older LGBTI Australians: National responses to healthy ageing and aged care »