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LGBTI+
10 Questions to Ask About LGBTI+ Needs in Aged Care
By: National LGBTI Health Alliance
For: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

This brochure outlines questions unique to LGBTI+ elders that can be asked when entering a residential aged care home in order to ensure that they are effectively supported and included.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Aboriginal, Indigenous
Aboriginal People and Intergenerational Trauma
By: Seniors Rights Service
For: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Barbara O'Neill discusses how the cycle of cradle-to-grave institutionalisation amongst Indigenous people leads to a vulnerability to elder abuse. Ms O'Neill argues that elder abuse strategies must involve Indigenous communities and take their particular needs into account. 

CALD, Preventing Elder Abuse
Accessibility and Diversity
By: Seniors Rights Service
For: NSW

John Biswas explains how seniors from culturally and linguistic diverse (CALD) backgrounds can find it harder to access the support services available. He discusses how the Hunter CALD Elder Abuse Prevention Network (NSW) has resulted in a greater number of calls to the NSW Elder Abuse Prevention Helpline.

Carers
Acknowledgment of Carers
By: Aged Care Insite
For: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Describes the effects of caring on carers such as the abuse they may experience. Details the struggles of older carers caring for a family member and outlines the need for addressing the abuse of carers as well as the abuse of the elderly.

Responding to Elder Abuse, Preventing Elder Abuse
ACT Seniors Directory
By: ACT Government Community Services
For: ACT

This seniors directory provides users with information on community and support services within the Australian Capital Territory. The directory also offers useful websites for seniors in relation to topic areas such as housing and finances.

CALD, Real Stories, Case Studies
Actions to Support Older Culturally and Linguistically Diverse People
By: Australian Government Department of Health
For: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

This guide for aged care providers describes actions to support inclusive care for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people (CALD). Provides resources and real stories.

Real Stories, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, CALD, LGBTI+
ADA Australia YouTube Channel
By: ADA Australia
For: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

ADA Australia's comprehensive videos detail the experiences of elderly Australians from a variety of backgrounds such as multicultural people, LGBTI+ people, disabled and Indigenous people. They highlight common struggles and resolutions in regards to receiving aged care. 


LGBTI+
Aged Care for LGBTI Elders
By: My Aged Care
For: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

This factsheet describes the aged care services available, eligibility, how to access services and more for LGBTI+ elders.


Understanding Elder Abuse, Ageism, Age Discrimination
Ageism and Powers of Attorney
By: Seniors Rights Service
For: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Commissioner Kay Patterson AO explains causes of elder abuse including, ageism, inheritance impatience, family breakdown and lack of understanding of Powers of Attorney. 

Ageism, Age Discrimination, CALD
Ageism in Diverse Communities
By: Seniors Rights Service
For: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA

Jenny Bray explains how ageism is leading to people being treated differently or are having their decision making rights ignored as they age.