Caring for LGBTI People with Dementia – February 2019

05 Feb 2019

DTA-49856-02-19: Caring for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) People with Dementia

 Start Date:
5 February, 2019

 Estimated time to complete:
3 hours

Continuing Professional Education

This course aims to assist workers across the health and aged care sectors to become culturally competent in caring for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people with dementia.

The course consists of 4 modules:

  1. Introduction to LGBTI people
  2. LGBTI lived experiences, past and present
  3. Considerations of care for older LGBTI people with dementia
  4. Implementation to practice.

 

Primary Learner Setting

Content is relevant to community care, acute care and residential aged care settings

 

Target Learner Occupations

Content is relevant to all those caring for LGBTI people living with dementia

 

Continuing Professional Education Statement

A Completion Certificate for Continuing Professional Education credit is awarded on completion of all 3 modules.

 

Acknowledgements

The Caring for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) People with Dementia eLearning course was developed by the Dementia Training Study Centres (South Australia) with Dementia Australia in 2016.

The course was updated in 2018 following a review by the National LGBTI Health Alliance and Dementia Training Australia.

Dementia Training Australia is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Dementia and Aged Care Services Fund

If your organisation achieves the formal Rainbow Tick Accreditation, it will be listed on a national register as an LGBTI-inclusive organisation.

 

This course is estimated to take 3 hours to complete.

Learning Outcomes

By completing this program, participants will be able to:
  • describe the term LGBTI and key terminology
  • understand the discrimination experienced and some key issues still present for LGBTI people
  • increase basic awareness of dementia and how it may impact LGBTI people.
  • identify care considerations of older LGBTI people with dementia
  • identify how organisations can become more LGBTI inclusive
  • access resources that support organisations to become more LGBTI inclusive.

Professional Value

You must complete each step before you can access a short evaluation and print a certificate of completion. You may be able to use the certificate as acknowledgement for Continuous Professional Development.

Use the button below to express your interest in registering for this course. You will receive instructions regarding how to begin the course just prior to it's start date.

Email: dtasupport@zendesk.com

Phone: +61 2 4221 5555

  • Registrations Open: 04 Dec 2018
  • Registrations Close: 05 Feb 2019

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  • Person Sandra Jeavons
  • Address Queensland University of Technology
    Kelvin Grove 4059

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