A submission to the Senate Committee Inquiry into the provision of palliative care in Australia.
Knowledge Hub tag: ageing and aged care
Inside this issue: LGBTI health in 2012: changes and challenges Ageing Consultative Committee Alliance submission on Anti-Discrimination laws: CONSULTATION DRAFT Get involved! Join the Alliance! Health Policy Officer report by Sujay Kentlyn Alliance Board Report Thanks to Fauxvember! Media Release Digest, December 2011 Various other matters – Attachments
Inside this issue: Call for Comment: Consolidation of Commonwealth Anti-Discrimination Laws Transgender Day of Remembrance: A Day of Sadness – and Celebration Report by Sujay Kentlyn – Health Policy Officer MindOUT! update Working Paper: Estimates of the Australian Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex (LGBTI) Populations Alliance Board Report National LGBTI Ageing Roundtable – the… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.1 No.6, Dec 2011 »
Inside this issue: National LGBTI Ageing Roundtable – media statements 15th Intersex Awareness Day – 26 October Media release: Alliance looks to the future MindOUT! update Queensland Queer Coalition – Civil Unions
Report of the first National LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care Roundtable, 2011.
This issue of LGBTI Health Update includes: Welcome The Australian Department of Human Services CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST – Commonwealth Department of Human Services: LGBTI – Service Delivery Working Group CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST – Commonwealth Department of Human Services – Service Delivery Advisory Group 3RD Biennial (First National) LGBTIQ Domestic Violence Conference… Continue reading LGBTI Health Update, Vol.1 No.2, August 2011 »
Submission on the draft “Aged Care Complaints Scheme”, June 2011: Comment on the draft service charter “Our Service Commitment” Aged Care Complaints Scheme,
Department of Health and Ageing.
This guide was developed to help services provide a welcoming and inclusive service for older lesbians.
This pioneering research examines the expectations that both heterosexual and gay people have about getting older and underlines how their experiences differ. It demonstrates that older gay people are not accessing the services they need and are genuinely afraid about who will support them as they age. This report provides a compelling evidence base for… Continue reading Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual People in Later Life »
Aging is a universal normalising process. No gender identity, no body form, no sex/sexuality is necessarily fixed in time and none of these facets of the human spirit are invulnerable to the ongoing processes of aging. Aging unites us in a way that no other process can. It is universal and inevitable. The emergence of… Continue reading TransPanthers: The Greying of Transgender and the Law »
A research project into the needs, wants, fears and aspirations of older lesbians and gay men. This report presents the findings of a three-year action research project, funded by the Big Lottery Fund, which explored the needs, experiences and aspirations of older lesbians and gay men in Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset (UK) between June 2003… Continue reading Gay and Grey in Dorset: Lifting the Lid on Sexuality and Ageing »
Increasing evidence suggests that many gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) people are being denied their legal rights in their own end-of-life care and the end-of-life care of their partners and other important people in their lives. A study in the Northern Rivers region of NSW in 2009, which investigated end-of-life care issues for GLBT… Continue reading Knowledge about and Attitudes towards End of Life Care for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender People, Phase 2, Stage 1: State-wide Survey »