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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 essential, and relevant one-day 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.

This national initiative is being presented at a venue near you.

Topics:

  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: 7 hours, including a morning, lunch and afternoon breaks.

Audience: Health and community workers supporting aging clients.

Dates and Location:

Training Schedule (2018)

Location

Dates

Training venue

Seats remaining

Northern Beaches Friday, 30 November 2018 Uniting Wesley Gardens Belrose - 2b Morgan Road  Belrose 2085 NSW 9
Broken Hill Monday, 10 December 2018 Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery: 404 – 408 Argent Street - Broken Hill, New South Wales, 2880 9

 

Training Schedule (2019)

Location

Dates

Training venue

Seats remaining

Campbelltown Thursday, 14 February 2019 Uniting Burnside: 8 Iolanthe Street, Campbelltown NSW 2560 25
Grafton Thursday, 21 February 2019 Grafton Library - 126-144 Pound St Grafton NSW 2460 25
Newcastle Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Uniting Garden Suburb - 7 Myall Rd, Garden Suburb, NSW 2289

20

Central Coast Thursday, 4 April 2019 Uniting Counselling & Mediation - 2/15 Watt St, Gosford NSW 2250 25
Albury Friday, 12 April 2019 Albury LibraryMuseum - 540 Kiewa Street Albury NSW 2640  25
Parramatta Tuesday, 16 April 2019 Uniting Institute of Education - 146 Marsden St, Parramatta NSW 2150 25
Batemans Bay Tuesday, 23 April 2019 Cultiv8space - 2/10 Kylie Cres, Batemans Bay NSW 2536 25
Dubbo Thursday, 2 May 2019 Uniting Burnside Family Options Dubbo - 128 Erskine Street Dubbo NSW 2830 25
Lismore Tuesday, 7 May 2019 Uniting Caroona: 65 Rous Rd, Goonellabah NSW 2480 25
Blue Mountains Thursday, 23 May 2019 Blue Mountains Cultural Centre - 30 Parke St, Katoomba NSW 2780 25
Wollongong Thursday, 6 June 2019 CareSouth Community Hub, 2 Matilda Way, Berkeley 25
Port Macquarie Tuesday, 11 June 2019 Uniting Mingaletta Port Macquarie - 7 Sherwood Rd, Port Macquarie NSW 2444 20
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 25

 

Sessions coming up in 2019:

 Bourke May 2019

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