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The Framework is a high-level document that provides guidance to service providers, consumers, government and peak bodies on how to adequately address the specific needs of all people with diverse characteristics and life experiences.
The design of the Framework ensures that Aged Care embraces diversity and is truly inclusive of all people. The Framework follows on from the National LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Strategy which completed in June 2017. The initial Strategy was developed with key recommendations from the National Roundtable on LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care, formed of LGBTI organisations and community leaders. In the review of the Strategy, respondents strongly stated that the goals should continue in future aged care reforms, such as the Aged Care Diversity Framework which launched on Dec 6, 2017 by the Hon Minister Ken Wyatt in Canberra.
The National LGBTI Health Alliance implemented a national workforce training program to build the skills of the aged care workforce to provide inclusive, accessible and appropriate care to older lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. The project was funded over a three year period from July 2013 to June 2016 with funding from the Australian Government Department of Health. Further funding was provided to enable a 12 month project extension. This evaluation focuses on the initial three year contract period.
This webinar will present the guidelines that were developed by Mental Health First Aid Australia and the University of Melbourne, with assistance from the National LGBTI Health Alliance, MindOUT project. The guidelines outline what a person needs to consider when providing mental health first aid to an LGBTIQ person. It will briefly review the literature on… Continue reading MindOUT Webinar: Considerations When Proving Mental Health First Aid to an LGBTIQ Person »
Free online LGBTI Aged Care training for all workers in the aged care sector. A convenient online module designed to give staff an introduction to the core principles of working in an inclusive way with older lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and interesex (LGBTI) people. Available to organisations throughout Australia. This training covers the basics and… Continue reading LGBTI Aged Care Training e-Learning Module »
A submission to the Australian Medical Council on its review of national intern assessment processes and medical specialist accreditation.
In This Issue What is consumer directed care? (CDC), and what does it mean for older LGBTI Australians? LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care in perspective Schedule 3: Contractual guidance for the implementation of intersex, trans, and non-binary gender inclusion National LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care Strategy Implementation National Aged Care Awareness Training Project – An… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.4 No.3, Apr 2014 »
Inside this issue: 2014: Focused on the health and wellbeing of LGBTI people in Australia Call for Abstracts, Courageous Voices: LGBTI Mental Health Conference Call for member input: Senate Inquiry into Dementia Care Featured Resource: Suicide attempts among transgendered and gender non-conforming adults National LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Roundtable: Call for expressions of interest… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.4 No.1, Feb 2014 »
Inside this Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Focus edition: Editorial – Barry Taylor LGBTI Champions: A progress report – Michelle Mars Counselling our communities in a time of digital diversity – Ross Jacobs How Michael Kirby saved my life – Andrew Webster MindOUT! Training Calendar 2014 Reducing cisgenderism in mental health research and practice: Answers… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.3 No.10, Dec 2013 »
Inside this edition: Editorial: Practical health outcomes for LGBTI people in Australia – Warren Talbot Media Release: Family Court improves health care for trans young people – LGBTI Health Alliance ‘Standing Strong’ – workshops for LGBTI mental health – Andrew Shaw Submission on Revised Australian Curriculum Health and Physical Education to Year 10 – LGBTI… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.3 No.7, Aug 2013 »
A follow up submission on the Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education Foundation to Year 10 (the Health and Physical Education Curriculum).
A submission on “Challenging Myths: Resources for the wider community to relate to people whose sex and gender are ‘different’”.