Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Intersex (LGBTI)

The Department of Health has developed a 24 minute educational video with the Aged Care Channel on LGBTI: Inclusion and Awareness for the aged care sector (released May 2017)

Free online LGBTI Aged Care training for all workers in the aged care sector.

Self-assessment and planning tool for LGBTI inclusive aged care: The SAP Tool is an audit designed specifically for aged care services, by Val’s LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care. It provides an essential starting point for organisations and services that want to assess how inclusive they are to older LGBTI people. The SAP tool can be used as part of an assessment cycle, to keep coming back and checking where you are at.

The Silver Rainbow Alliance is the National LGBTI Health Alliance project dedicated to LGBTI inclusive ageing and aged care in Australia. Silver Rainbow educates and informs service providers, policymakers, government, communities and LGBTI peoples on inclusive practice and how this can be delivered in the Australian ageing and aged care sector.
See their consumer and provider factsheets for further information on how to choose an LGBTI inclusive service and how to create an inclusive LGBTI policy.

LGBTI guide sheets for Aged Care assessment services – The LGBTI inclusive assessment guide sheets provide a comprehensive range of information to assist with the delivery of LGBTI inclusive assessment.

A collection of YouTube videos relating to LGBTI, including the Then and Now personal stories recorded by Val’s Ageing & Aged Care (formerly Vals Café). These have been collated by team members from EMR Alliance.

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