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Silver Rainbow: LGBTI Aged Care Awareness In-Person Training

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Silver Rainbow: LGBTI Aged Care Awareness In-Person Training

The Silver Rainbow LGBTI Aged Care Awareness Training Project is managed by the National LGBTI Health Alliance and is being delivered collaboratively with project partners across every state and territory in Australia. It is funded by the Department of Health until June 2020.

This inexpensive, essential, and relevant eLearning module and in-person training for all workers in the aged care sector will help promote a better understanding of the needs of the LGBTI people and provide staff with more confidence to deliver an inclusive, best practice service.


  1. Knowing what LGBTI is for person-directed care
    1. The LGBTI communities
    2. What is the difference between sex characteristics, gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation?
  2. Societal impacts on LGBTI people
    1. Understanding the lived experience of LGBTI people
    2. Understanding the health impacts of social stigma and assumptions
  3. LGBTI health and wellbeing
    1. Health and social inequity for LGBTI people
    2. Lifestyles of older LGBTI people
    3. Mental and emotional health and wellbeing
  4. Inclusive Practice
    1. Industry best practice standards within the aged care sector
    2. Individual inclusive practice
    3. Organisational Change
    4. Accreditation
  5. Legislation relating to aged care practice
    1. Legislation
    2. Government policy change

Audience: Health and community workers supporting aging clients.

Learners: Each learner registering needs a unique email address to be assigned the eLearning module. The eLearning module is assigned by the National LGBTI Health Alliance 3 weeks before the in-person training date. 

Full-day Training (9:30 AM - 4:30 PM)

 Location Date Venue Seats Remaining
Sydney - Surry Hills Thursday, 20 February 2020 ACON, 414 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills Sold Out
Berkeley Thursday, 5 March 2020 CareSouth, 2 Matilda Way, Berkeley 5
Wagga Wagga Wednesday, 11 March 2020 MPHN. 1/185 Morgan Street, WAGGA WAGGA, NSW 2650 3
Forster Thursday, 19 March 2020 Club Forster, 19 Strand St, Forster 24
Hay Thursday, 26 March 2020 Hay Intereach Office, 78 Lachlan St, Hay 23
Merimbula Thursday, 2 April 2020

Club Sapphire Merimbula, 119 Main St, Merimbula

Casino Tuesday, 7 April 2020

Casino RSM, 162 Canterbury St, Casino

Glenfield Wednesday, 8 April 2020 13

Thursday, 23

April 2020

Walgett Council Chambers, 77 Fox Street, Walgett NSW 2832 23

Tuesday, 28

April 2020

Whiddon Grafton, 125 Crown Street Grafton 21
Lithgow Thursday, 30 April 2020

Lithgow Information and Neighbourhood Centre, 1 Padley St, Lithgow

Scone Tuesday, 5 May 2020

TransCare, 214 Kelly St, Scone

Bourke Tuesday, 12 May 2020 Whiddon Bourke, 29 Darling Street Bourke  9
Port Macquarie Wednesday, 13 May 2020

Port Macquarie Neighbourhood Centre, 4 Dodds St, Port Macquarie

Yamba Tuesday, 19 May 2020 Wooli St Hall, 45 Wooli St, Yamba 25
Blacktown Tuesday, 26 May 2020 level 5, 62 Flushcombe Road, Blacktown 15
Muswellbrook Thursday, 11 June 2020 Muswellbrook Library, 126 Bridge St, Muswellbrook NSW 2333 25

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