Tagaged care

Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia Survey Results, Part 6: Discrimination in Health, Community Services or Aged Care


Posted on June 4, 2017 by Alastair Lawrie, at alastairlawrie.net This post is the final in a series of six, reporting the results of The State of Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia survey I conducted at the start of 2017. In all, 1,672 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) Australians provided valid responses to that survey. In this article, I will be focusing on...

Aged Care Workers and HIV & Ageing (Resource)


ASHM, 2015 Over the last 35 years, HIV has been transformed from what was once a fatal illness to a chronic condition that people can now easily manage. Therefore, people with HIV are able to live longer and reach old age. As people living with HIV start to access aged care services, what effect will this have on the Aged Care Worker and the role they perform? This booklet was developed for Aged...

Intersex and ageing


Intersex Australia, 3 February 2015 This is the text of a speech given on intersex and ageing to a local NSW audience on Monday 2 February, 2015 by Morgan Carpenter. It follows the 2012 publication of an intersex-inclusive national strategy for LGBTI ageing and aged care. A massive subsequent shift in terminology from LGBT to LGBTI hasn’t been matched by an increase in understanding or action...

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