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Brochure

10 Questions to Ask About LGBTQIA+ Needs in Aged Care

National LGBTI Health Alliance

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

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Actions to Support Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Gender Diverse and Intersex Elders

Australian Government Department of Health

This plan aims to assist providers in identifying actions they could take to deliver more inclusive and culturally appropriate services for consumers. It acknowledges that there is no 'one-size-fits-all’ approach to diversity, and that each provider will be starting from a different place and operating in a different context.

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ADA Australia YouTube Channel

ADA Australia

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

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Factsheet

Aged Care for LGBTI Elders

My Aged Care

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

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Challenges for Older Transgender People

Seniors Rights Service

In this video, Sally Goldner discusses the challenges that Transgender (and LGBTQIA+) people face all their lives, and into older age. 

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Factsheet

Charter of the Rights and Freedoms of Vulnerable Adults

SA Adult Safeguarding Unit

This charter bases itself on the International Human Rights Principles and outlines the actions of the Safeguarding Unit in response to a claim of abuse or neglect. This factsheet provides a guide for actions to prevent, identity and respond to abuse or neglect. 

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Concerns Regarding Aged Care

My Aged Care

The article describes the resources available for someone concerned with the quality of their own or a loved one's aged care facility or treatment. Offers state specific helplines to understand and prevent elder abuse. 

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Tool

Darlington Statement

Intersex Human Rights Australia and Intersex Peer Support Australia

This site and related actions are a collaboration between Intersex Human Rights Australia (IHRA, formerly OIIAU) and Intersex Peer Support Australia (IPSA/AISSGA) intended to further the goals of the 2017 Darlington Statement in Australia.

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Elder Abuse: Everyone's Business

Australian Government Attorney-General's Department

"Elder Abuse: Everyone's Business" animated video, was developed by the Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department and provides information about elder abuse, its different forms and where people can go to access help or further information on how to prevent elder abuse. 

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Article

Intersex and Ageing

Morgan Carpenter

This is the text of a speech given on intersex and ageing to a local NSW audience 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. This speech addresses some of these issues.

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