LGBTI Health Update, Vol.4 No.8, Nov 2014: Ageing & Aged Care

LGBTI Health Update

This issue of LGBTI Health Update focuses on Ageing & Aged Care:

Ageing and aged care

  • Transgender Victoria (TGV) reflect on the Aged Care Training Project
  • News From Tasmania: Promoting the National Aged Care Training Package
  • Formation of a new LGBTI Carer Services Network
  • UnitingCare – Authentic commitment to LGBTI Communities: Celebrating and Welcoming Diversity
  • Brisbane’s Over 50’s Expo and LGBTI Seniors Awards (QuAC)

Opportunities

  • Lesbian Volunteer Visitors: Matrix Guild Call Out
  • Community Services and Health Industry Skills Council Public Consultation
  • Regional Assessment Tenders: My Aged Care
  • Nationwide LGBTI carer research project
  • Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives Thesis Prize

Resources

  • Report from the 2nd National LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care Roundtable
  • Outrageous Ageing Survey Report
  • LGBTI Reaching Out – Law and Older Project (The Aged Care Rights Service/ TARS)
  • Decision Assist: Palliative Care And Advanced Care Planning for Aged Care

Videos

Voices from the armchair are a series of films that aim to promote discussion on the Australian Federal Government’s defined ‘Special Needs Groups’. In this video Rob Collins (The Convener of the Alliance’s Ageing & Aged Care Working Group) talks about LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care.

  • Voices from the armchair: Rob Collins speaks about LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care
  • To Old to Remember: Singing the Stories of Older LGBT People

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