The Minister for Aged Care, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP, has launched the Aged Care Diversity Framework.
The Framework will help the aged care sector ensure that older people receive aged care services appropriate to their diverse needs.
Under the Framework, three action plans are being developed to address the specific barriers and challenges faced by:
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
- culturally and linguistically diverse communities
- people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Intersex (LGBTI).
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posted on 22nd Dec 2017
Research study by The Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society at La Trobe University and Carers Australia
We know that older lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people have had many unique and diverse historical experiences. We also know that many older LGBTI people are carers. However, we don’t know how sexual orientation and gender identity impact on the experiences and needs of older LGBTI carers and the carers of older LGBTI people.
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posted on 5th Jun 2015