Helpful Resources

10 Questions to Ask

Ageing Helpful Resources Legal Support
The “10 Questions To Ask” leaflets will help you ask service providers and health professionals the right questions as senior consumers should have the flexibility to choose their service providers. For example 10 Questions to ask Residential Care Facilities is an excellent resource when planning for the future.
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Actions to Support LGBTI Elders: a Guide for Aged Care Providers – Department of Health

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What aged care providers can do to deliver more inclusive services to LGBTI elders.
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Advanced Care Planning Australia

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Commonwealth supported organisation. They don't provide specific support for LGBTI communities but are a helpful resource when planning for the future.
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Advocacy Support

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Advocacy services support the rights of anyone receiving or seeking to receive aged care services, and empower older people to make informed decisions about their care.
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Compass

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Compass aims to create a national focus on elder abuse by raising awareness of this growing social issue, and simplify the process of connecting people to services and information tackling elder abuse.
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Intersex Human Rights Australia: Darlington Statement

Intersex Human Rights Australia: Darlington Statement

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A joint consensus statement by Australian and Aotearoa/New Zealand intersex organisations and independent advocates.
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Department of Health

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The Department of Health is a Commonwealth website that can assist the older LGBTI person and their loved ones. Find out about what services are funded, how older Australians can access them, and what service providers need to do to deliver aged care programs.
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Getting started with My Aged Care

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This factsheet developed by My Aged Care provides helpful information regarding aged care specific to LGBTI elders. Aged care providers must make sure people of diverse gender, sexuality or who are intersex feel safe, included and respected.
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GRAI

Community Support Interstate Interstate
GRAI is a Western Australian community-based group with a mission to create a responsive and inclusive mature age environment that promotes and supports a quality life for older and ageing people of diverse sexualities and gender identities.
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How-to guides to help plan for the future – COTA Victoria

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COTA Victoria offers in-depth guides and resources on a range of topics, including how-to-guides to help LGBTI people to plan an end of life of their choice.
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Last Men Standing

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A film reflecting those still living with HIV after having endured the death of many of their friends and community.
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LGBTI Legal Service

LGBTI Legal Service

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This service recognises the difficulties faced by the LGBTI community and seeks to assist the Queensland LGBTI community to gain access to justice through the provision of legal and social welfare services. They also endeavour to provide community legal education activities and resources in order to increase awareness of legal rights and responsibilities for the LGBTI community in Queensland. This includes a Law Reform division that actively advocates for law reform and human rights.
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LGBTI Palliative Care Aged Care Evidence

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Palliative Care Aged Care evidence for LGBTI Inclusive Care produced by palliAGED.
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LGBTI People and Dementia – Dementia Australia

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This booklet provides some guidance for LGBTI carers or people with Dementia.
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Older LGBTI Rights

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A booklet developed by Seniors Rights Service.
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Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN)

Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN)

Advocacy Helpful Resources Legal Support
Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) can provide assistance particularly navigating the services and advocating for your rights. They seek to ensure that aged care consumers understand and exercise their rights and participate in the decisions affecting their care.
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palliAGED

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palliAGED is the palliative care evidence and practice information resource for the Australian aged care sector. They provide trustworthy information for older Australians, their families and friends.
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Queensland Positive People

Queensland Positive People

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QPP is a peer-based advocacy organisation which is committed to actively promoting self-determination and empowerment for all people living with HIV (PLHIV) throughout Queensland.
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Safeguarding the End of the Rainbow

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A guide to help LGBTI people plan their end of life of their choices produced by COTA (Council of the Ageing).
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Support for LGBTI Communities

Helpful Resources LGBTI My Aged Care Organisations
A great resource from My Aged Care with support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people.
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