Caring for LGBTI People with Dementia

By Dementia Training Australia

  • Foundational
  • 3 hours
  • Online Course
Access on dta.com.au

This course aims to assist workers across the health and aged care sectors to become culturally competent in caring for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people with dementia.

Domains:
Diversity

Location:
nationally

Cost:
fully-subsidised

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) :
3 hours

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, staff should be able to:
  • Explain the term LGBTI.
  • Describe key terminology around gender, body, sexual and identity diversity.
  • Describe the discrimination experienced by LGBTI people.
  • Increase awareness of some of the key issues that are still present today for LGBTI people.
  • Increase awareness of LGBTI health and wellbeing issues.
  • Explain the considerations for providing care for LGBTI people.
  • Increase awareness of dementia and how it may affect LGBTI people.
  • Describe the strategies organisations can use to become more culturally inclusive.
  • Describe the resources available to support organisations to become more LGBTI inclusive.