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New diversity framework and research funding for Dementia

New diversity framework and research funding for Dementia

Dementia Australia has welcomed the launch of the Aged Care Diversity Framework action plans at Parliament House today by Ken Wyatt, Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care. The action plans are guiding resources that can help providers, peak organisations and governments to ensure their services are inclusive and culturally safe for all consumers. The […]

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New dementia resources for LGBTI people released

Dementia Australia has released new dementia resources to better support people living with dementia who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Intersex. These resources have been designed to help increase awareness and improve support, care and knowledge of services available for people who are LGBTI, their families, carers and friends. Dementia describes a collection of […]

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Australian first in Dementia research focuses on LGBT community

Australian first in Dementia research focuses on LGBT community

The Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) have released results gathered from a study that investigates the lives of LGBT people living with dementia. The study was conducted in conjunction with Alzheimer’s Australia, working to dispel the misconception that LGBT people “become straight” when under the effects of dementia. The report’s author […]

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Documentary Screening Supports LGBTIQ Aging

Documentary Screening Supports LGBTIQ Aging

This Wednesday at Curtin University, an award winning documentary will be screened alongside a panel discussion, all with the aim of supporting aged members of the LGBTIQ community. The WA Dementia Training Centre and the Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Services (DBMAS), in conjunction with Curtin University are presenting a screening of the award winning documentary […]

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