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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 half-day 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

Duration: 6 hours including; 1-hour eLearning module to be completed before the 5-hour in-person training including a morning tea and lunch breaks.

Audience: Health and community workers supporting ageing clients.

Dates and Location: All in-person sessions will run at locations below from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm 

Learners: Each learner registering needs a unique email address to be assigned the eLearning module. 

Training Schedule (2019)



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Central Coast Thursday, 4 April 2019 Uniting Counselling & Mediation - 2/15 Watt St, Gosford NSW 2250 20
Batemans Bay Monday. 8 April 2019 Batemans Bay Soldiers Club: 6 Beach Rd, Batemans Bay NSW 2536 24
Albury Friday, 12 April 2019 Albury LibraryMuseum - 540 Kiewa Street Albury NSW 2640  15
Bega Friday, 12 April, 2019 Headspace Bega: Rooftop Carpark Sapphire Market Place: Unit 1, 83 Upper Street, Bega NSW 2550 25



Tuesday, 16 April 2019 Level 11: 2-12 Macquarie Street Parramatta



Dubbo Thursday, 2 May 2019 Uniting Burnside Family Options Dubbo - 128 Erskine Street Dubbo NSW 2830 25


Wednesday, 15 May 2019 Bourke Bridge Inn: 4 Bogan St, North Bourke NSW 2840  25
Lismore Tuesday, 22 May 2019 Uniting Caroona: 65 Rous Rd, Goonellabah NSW 2480 6
Blue Mountains Thursday, 23 May 2019 Blue Mountains Cultural Centre - 30 Parke St, Katoomba NSW 2780 24
Wollongong Thursday, 6 June 2019 CareSouth Community Hub, 2 Matilda Way, Berkeley 17
Port Macquarie Tuesday, 11 June 2019 Uniting Mingaletta Port Macquarie - 7 Sherwood Rd, Port Macquarie NSW 2444 2
Orange Tuesday, 18 June 2019 Uniting Wontama Orange: 30-38 Byng Street Orange 2800 NSW 25
Penrith Thursday, 27 June 2019 Uniting Counselling and Mediation - 83 Henry St, Penrith NSW 2750 19

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