DTA-7917-12-17 : Caring for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) People with Dementia
This course assists health and aged care workers and organisations provide culturally competent and inclusive care and services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people with dementia.
Start Date: December 1, 2017
There are four modules:
- Module 1 explores the range of sexual diversity within the Australian population. The key learning outcomes are to increase awareness of the term LGBTI and increase knowledge of key terminology.
- Module 2 explores the lived experiences of LGBTI people. The key learning outcomes are to increase understanding of the discrimination experienced and raise awareness of some of the key issues that are still present today for by LGBTI people.
- Module 3 highlights some of the considerations of care for older LGBTI people with dementia. The key learning outcomes are to improve awareness of the issues of health and wellbeing of LGBTI people, increase understanding of the considerations for providing care and to increase basic awareness of dementia and how it may impact on LGBTI people.
- Module 4 identifies how organisations can become more LGBTI inclusive. The key learning outcomes are to raise awareness of the strategies organisations can use to become more culturally inclusive and to increase understanding of the resources that can support organisations to become more LGBTI inclusive.
Each module includes videos, readings and a quiz.
Why should your organisation become LGBTI Inclusive?
- To improve the health and wellbeing of residents and clients
- To improve the awareness and knowledge of the workforce
- To become one of the leaders in the sector in responding to the needs of LGBTI people
If your organisation achieves the formal Rainbow Tick Accreditation, it will be listed on a national register as an LGBTI-inclusive organisation.
Upon the successful completion of all four steps, learners are presented with a certificate confirming their participation in the program.
- Date from December 1, 2017
- Date to January 26, 2018
- Location / Region Online Course
- Asset Type eLearning
- Learning Pathway Discovery
- Topic Areas Dementia (general), Sexualities
- Target Audience Residential Aged Care, In Home or Community-Based Care, Hospital, Private Practice, Primary Care, Respite Care, Hospice or Palliative Care, Transition Care, Ambulance or Paramedic, Civic, Retail, University VET or Research Institute
- Target Occupations Medical & Pharmacy, Nursing, Allied Health & Care Support, Services, Management & Administration, Education & Evaluation, Researcher, Medical Specialist, General Practitioner, Psychiatrist, Psychogeriatrician, Pharmacist, Podiatrist, Intern or resident, Nurse Specialist, Registered Nurse, Practice Nurse, Endorsed Enrolled Nurse, Enrolled Nurse, Assistant in Nursing, Student Nurse, Psychologist, Social Worker, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Therapist, Dietician Nutrition Specialist, Complementary or Alternative Therapist, Leisure / Lifestyle / Recreational / Diversional Therapist, Personal Care Worker, Housekeeping, Hospitality, Cleaning, and Maintenance, Transport, Grooming, Assessment Services, Spiritual Services, Executive or Senior, Middle Manager, Reception or Administration, Accreditation, Academic, Undergraduate Student
- Target Populations LGBTIQ
- Knowledge Translation Thinking, Doing
- Registration Phone +61 2 4221 5555
Learning OutcomesBy completing this program, participants will be able to:
- describe the term LGBTI and key terminology
- understand the discrimination experienced and some key issues still present for LGBTI people
- increase basic awareness of dementia and how it may impact LGBTI people.
- identify care considerations of older LGBTI people with dementia
- identify how organisations can become more LGBTI inclusive
- access resources that support organisations to become more LGBTI inclusive.
You must complete each step before you can access a short evaluation and print a certificate of completion. You may be able to use the certificate as acknowledgement for Continuous Professional Development.
Use the button below to express your interest in registering for this course. You will receive instructions regarding how to begin the course just prior to it's start date.
Phone: +61 2 4221 5555
- Registrations Open: 26 Sep 2017
- Registrations Close: 30 Nov 2017
If you don't already have a DTA account, you will need to create one before registeringRegister for this Course
- E-mail email@example.com
- Person Sandra Jeavons
Queensland University of Technology
Kelvin Grove 4059