Seniors Rights Service Ltd
Leading community organisation supporting older people with free legal advice, aged care advocacy and education sessions throughout New South Wales.
Seniors Rights Victoria
Seniors Rights Victoria operates a state-wide elder abuse helpline, with information, support, advice, advocacy, education to prevent and address elder abuse. They also provide legal information, advice and casework.
This organisation protects and promotes the well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI+) older people and the ongoing delivery of LGBTI+ resources.
10 Questions to Ask About LGBTI+ Needs in Aged Care
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.
Aged Care for LGBTI Elders
This factsheet describes the aged care services available, eligibility, how to access services and more for LGBTI+ elders.
Support Services for People from Diverse Backgrounds
This report offers action plans, training opportunities and resources for the care of older people from diverse backgrounds such as culturally and linguistically diverse people (CALD) and LGBTI+ people.
Real Stories: Peter
This video follows the real story of Peter who is gay man (LGBTI+) and has concerns regarding privacy in the aged care facility where he is living. It outlines the support he received from ADA Australia in communicating his needs to the facility.
ADA Australia YouTube Channel
ADA Australia's comprehensive videos detail the experiences of elderly Australians from a variety of backgrounds such as multicultural people (CALD), LGBTI+ people, disabled and Aboriginal and Torres Strait people. They highlight common struggles and resolutions in regards to receiving aged care.
Vulnerability of Older LGBTI+ People
In this video, The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG discusses the particular vulnerabilities of older LGBTI+ people. Mr Kirby explains how enacting law (such as marriage equality) doesn't immediately change views, so there are potential difficulties with openness in an institutional setting, with both staff and other residents.
Challenges for Older Transgender People
In this video, Sally Goldner discusses the challenges that Transgender (and LGBTI+) people face all their lives, and into older age.