LGBTQ+ In Later Life
This course explores the best care and support for LGBTQ+ individuals. It discusses correct terminology, unique needs, and specifics you might need to be aware of.
About you: This course is aimed at staff working within a health and social care setting.
Key learning objectives:
LGBTQ+ awareness and affirming practice - Explain the significance of history and experiences for LGBTQ+ individuals in later life and its importance when building trust.
Health and Well-being in later life - Understand LGBTQ+ kinship diversity and incorporate social networks around people in later life. To understand and describe how to report and challenge discrimination and ways to demonstrate LGBTQ+ visible allyship.
Personalised care and support - Recognise LGBTQ+ individuals' multiple identities and avoid assumptions. Recognise stigma and discrimination around HIV. Differentiate between formal and informal caring, and recognise abuse signs.
Duration: Add number once provided
The LGBTQ+ In Later Life course concludes with a short knowledge test that indicates whether the learner has passed the course.