The aged care minister has joined aged care workers in Perth this week to celebrate the launch of the new resource to improve aged care services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Gender Diverse and Intersex seniors.
Journalist Ellen Fanning has collaborated with the Seniors Rights Service to produce 18 videos featuring experts including former High Court judge Justice Michael Kirby sharing their knowledge on a wide range of issues around elder abuse.
A home care provider that helps LGBTI clients get the services they need and an organisation that seeks to return indigenous people to their traditional lands have been recognised with awards from the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency.
NSW health promotion organisation ACON is hosting a free community event for older lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people to help reduce social isolation and promote social connection.
With numerous reviews, inquiries and changes slated for 2018, AAA presents a helpful guide to navigating the aged care year ahead.
The Federal Government has published the new guide aimed at embedding diversity in aged care service design and delivery, but the action plans targeting specific diverse communities will not be developed until next year.
The Federal Government has this week released the findings of the two reviews assessing the five-year aged care strategies for people with diverse needs, with both finding more work is needed.
Diversity is an asset and something to be celebrated, ECH Group diversity manager Robyn Burton tells Australian Ageing Ageing.
A new program aiming to make service provision within the aged care, health, human services and wellbeing sectors more inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people was launched in Sydney yesterday.
A consumer directed residential care model and a series of education programs on diversity are among 42 innovative projects to share in $34 million of funding.
The Department of Health has released a series of online resources to support providers to deliver aged care services that are inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) seniors.
The Federal Government is seeking feedback to inform work on the new framework for delivering care to older Australians with diverse needs.
Aged care providers should “stop being coy” about including questions on sexuality in their intake forms, a health promotion organisation says.
The Federal Government is urging aged care providers, peak bodies and consumers to have their say on the development of a new framework for delivering care to older Australians with diverse needs.