Dialog Box

LGBTIQA+ people

Key areas to consider in providing equitable access to inclusive and respectful palliative care services to people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and inter-sex include: a welcoming environment, staff education and training, staff-client communication, documentation, referral and resources, and disclosure and confidentiality.

Useful resources

GLBTI-inclusive practice audit for health and human services
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LGBTI Cultural Competency Implementation Framework
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LGBTI Inclusive Language Guide
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Caring for LGBTI people with dementia
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List of Useful Resources for Inclusive Services for LGBTI People
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Multicultural Multi-faith Communities in Rural Areas

In this episode of Palliative Care Australia's "Thursdays@3" Podcast, Vitor Rocha (Palliative Care Lead with Murray Primary Health Network) discusses palliative care needs for multicultural multi-faith communities in regional areas, with special attention to the issues faced by LGBTQIA+ communities, and the importance of inclusion and diversity in the healthcare system.

Community Resources

View our resources developed for the LGBTQIA+ community.

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