Fitzroy Room

Sessions taking place in the Fitzroy Room. Venue location and floorplan details.

A community model of care for older LGBT

This presentation will examine how the experience of developing the model of care for people living with HIV can be applied to provide LGBTI aged care services…

DSS Panel on Ageing and Aged Care

The DSS panel, led by Ms. Louise O’Neill, Branch Manager Ageing and Sector Support Branch in the Commonwealth Department of Social Services will discuss a range of developments relating to the Ageing and Aged Care system…

New Zealand Silver Rainbow Resources for Residential Age Care

Research has shown that some providers of aged care services demonstrated strong homophobic attitudes. Registered nurses and other care staff do not always feel comfortable with discussing issues related to sexual behavior or sexual identity with anyone, let alone someone identifying as Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual (LGB). LGB people are frequently invisible in residential aged care facilities…

Ageing and Aged Care

The National LGBTI ageing and aged care strategy calls for LGBTI people to be at the centre of all policies and programs that affect their lives. It reminds us to ask: whose voices are privileged? This presentation will outline approaches undertaken by Val’s Café to draw on the expertise of older LGBTI people. It will also outline how this approach has documented evidence that is transforming our understanding…