Caring for LGBTI people with dementia
Certificate of Completion
Become culturally competent in caring for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans/gender diverse and intersex (LGBTI) people with dementia.
Suitable for people working in:
Residential Care, Acute Care, Primary Care, Community Care, Mixed, Respite Care, Palliative Care, Emergency Care
About this Course
This course aims to assist workers across the health and aged care sectors to become culturally competent in caring for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans/gender diverse and intersex (LGBTI) people with dementia.
By completing this course, you will be able to:
- Explain the term LGBTI
- Describe key terminology around gender, body, sexual and identity diversity
- Describe the discrimination experienced by LGBTI people
- Recognise some of the key issues that are still present today for LGBTI people
- Outline LGBTI health and wellbeing issues
- Explain the considerations for providing care for LGBTI people
- Increase awareness of dementia and identify how it may affect LGBTI people
- Describe the strategies organisations can use to become more culturally safe and inclusive
- Describe the resources available to support organisations to become more LGBTI inclusive
In this course, you will complete the following modules:
Continuing Professional Development
Completion of this course provides 3 hours of continuing professional development. A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion.
The Caring for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people with dementia online course was originally developed by the Dementia Training Study Centres (South Australia) with Dementia Australia in 2016. The course was updated in 2018 and again in 2022 following reviews by LGBTIQ+ Health Australia and Dementia Training Australia.
If your organisation achieves the formal Rainbow Tick Accreditation, it will be listed on a national register as an LGBTI-inclusive organisation.
Dementia Training Australia is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Dementia and Aged Care Services Fund.
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|Published:||20 Nov 2019|
|Updated:||14 Jul 2023|
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