National LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Conference

28-29 October 2014

Melbourne Town Hall, 90-130 Swanston St, Melbourne

TARS communications coordinator Diana Bernard spoke at this conference about the rights of older people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex (LGBTI) and are using aged care. The conference aims to ensure that the needs of older LGBTI people are understood, respected and addressed in Australia’s aged care policies, programs and services. It also seeks to support the implementation of the National LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care Strategy, developed by the Australian Department of Social Services in 2012. Conference presentations will assist service providers understand LGBTI ageing and strategies for LGBTI inclusive aged care.

Organised by Val’s Cafe and City of Melbourne.

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