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Caring for LGBTI people with dementia
Mon. 15 May 2017, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm ACST
Alzheimer’s Australia is a leading dementia learning service in Australia.
Our highly skilled team of dementia care professionals, have extensive experience in a wide range of aged care areas. Our facilitators share their experiences which touch, move and inspire participants to relate, and transform their own care practices.
We encourage all health care professionals and personal care workers to learn this deep knowledge, with a view to transforming your practice, relationship, organisation and community, enhancing the lives of those living with dementia.
Caring for LGBTI people with Dementia
Program Purpose and Overview
This workshop provides insight into the issues facing older people from the LGBTI community. It looks at the societal attitudes which have shaped the lives of older LGBTI people, and how this can now affect their confidence in accessing aged care services. Opportunities are provided to look at how participants can work in a culturally competent and inclusive manner with the LGBTI people.
Benefits and Outcomes for Participants
Develop an understanding of sexual diversities
Gain insight into the lived experiences of LGBTI people
Develop an understanding of diversity within the LGBTI community
Explore the implications a diagnosis of dementia can have for this community.
Look at ways to better provide services to LGBTI people in an appropriate, respectful and inclusive manner.
Duration: 3 hours
Participants: This session is suited to all staff and volunteers intracting with older people.
Cancellations will incur costs as follows:
- Cancellations with more than 5 business days notice—full refund
- Cancellations with 5 or less business days notice but more than 1 days notice—50% refund
- Cancellations with less than 1 business days notice will incur full fees
- No shows will incur full fees
Course fees will be fully refunded if cancelled by Alzheimer’s Australia SA.
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