Category: Ageing and aged care

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Knowledge hub ageing and aged care resources.

Free to Be

Click here to return to the menu for the April 2014 LGBTI Health Update ACH Group is a not for profit aged care organisation offering services in South Australia and Melbourne, with a customer base of more than 30,000 people.  As a values-based organisation, ACH Group is committed to the learning and development of all… Continue reading Free to Be »

Silver Rainbow

Silver Rainbow – LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care

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.

National LGBTI Health Alliance

Media Release: Landmark anti-discrimination laws to promote LGBTI health

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 »

National LGBTI Health Alliance

Opportunities for older LGBTI Australians: National responses to healthy ageing and aged care

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 »