Workshop: People who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Intersex – National Symposium Series – Brisbane, QLD

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21 Nov 2017

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people and dementia

The workshop will explore who LGBTI people are, their lived experience and discrimination. It will cover the decades of history, LGBTI people in the context of dementia, and identify inclusive dementia and aged care services.

Objectives:

  • Understand who LGBTI people are, including terminology (sexuality and language)
  • Identify the types and level of discrimination impacting LGBTI people
  • Identify social and legislative changes in Australia
  • Understand the experience of LGBTI people living with dementia, and their partners
  • Identify strategies for inclusive care of LGBTI people living with dementia, and their partners
  • Identify and source resources to help implement LGBTI-inclusive aged care/dementia services.

This one day symposium consists of six separate two hour workshops which each focus on the unique needs of individual groups of people living with dementia.

Session One 9.00 to 11.00am

Session Two 11.20am to 1.20pm

Session Three 2.00 to 4.00pm

Please follow the links above for more information, registration details and flyers for each individual two hour workshop taking place in Brisbane, QLD.

You can attend one workshop in each session time across the day. It is essential that you register for each workshop you would like to attend.

 

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Ricki Menzies

Training & Development Coordinator Queensland Aids Council (QuAC)

Learning Outcomes

The workshop will explore who LGBTI people are, their lived experience and discrimination. It will cover the decades of history, LGBTI people in the context of dementia, and identify inclusive dementia and aged care services.

Professional Value

This two hour workshop may contribute to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Email: dta@qut.edu.au

Phone: 07 3138 3822

  • Registrations Open: 06 Oct 2017
  • Registrations Close: 20 Nov 2017
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N Block, Level 5, Room N516
QUT, Cnr Hill Rd & Ring Road Kelvin Grove, 4059

  • Person Judith Harrison