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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; 1-hour eLearning module to be completed before in-person training + 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 9:30am to 2:30pm 

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

Training Schedule (2019)



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Wednesday, 22 May 2019 Uniting Caroona: 65 Rous Rd, Goonellabah NSW 2480



Blue Mountains Thursday, 23 May 2019 Blue Mountains Cultural Centre - 30 Parke St, Katoomba NSW 2780 20
Batemans Bay Tuesday, 28 May 2019 Batemans Bay Soldiers Club: 6 Beach Rd, Batemans Bay NSW 2536 18
Wollongong Thursday, 6 June 2019 CareSouth Community Hub, 2 Matilda Way, Berkeley 5

Port Macquarie 


Tuesday, 11 June 2019 Uniting Mingaletta Port Macquarie - 7 Sherwood Rd, Port Macquarie NSW 2444



Coonamble Thursday, 13 June 2019 Koonambil Aged Care: 140-148 Castlereagh St, Coonamble NSW 2829 25
Orange Tuesday, 18 June 2019 Uniting Wontama Orange: 30-38 Byng Street Orange 2800 NSW 20




Thursday, 27 June 2019 Uniting Counselling and Mediation - 83 Henry St, Penrith NSW 2750



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