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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. 

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For more information on this course, please contact our knowledgeable advisors on 0345 880 1818, or email [email protected] 

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