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LGBTI-Inclusive Practice in Aged Care

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In order to gain a further understanding of the unique issues people from the LGBTI community may have experienced - and in many cases, still do - training and open communication are needed for our healthcare workers.

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Many people may think they already hold an accepting and open view of diversity and treat everyone equally. Often, high-level conversations within healthcare organisations are prefaced with statements such as: 'As far as I am concerned, people can do and live how they want,' and, 'I don’t have a problem with people from the LGBTI community'. Although these sentiments are encouraging, they are not enough to ensure that our work is truly inclusive. In order to gain a further understanding of the unique issues people from the LGBTI community may have experienced - and in many cases, still do - training and open communication are needed for our healthcare workers.

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Susan Tredenick
Susan Tredenick is a healthcare consultant with extensive experience in aged and community care. Operating in a range of industries, including Not-for-Profit, NGO and Private companies, she has a special interest in supporting people to be engaged with their healthcare management. Working with innovative companies allows this to be a reality as well as develop her interest in delivering speaking engagements to the community. With a background in nursing and management, her career includes roles in clinical and case management as well as project management with Telehealth and Telecare Research.
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Marilyn Reid
02 Jun 2021
Understanding of LGBT and respect their individuality
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Sally Davis
24 Jun 2021
Thank you. Very relevant to give everyone a fair go and be treated equitably
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