Social Connectivity Report

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Social Connectivity

A peer-led program for social connection and healthy ageing in the LGBTI+ Perth community: A GRAI initiative. Report by Jude Comfort Consultancy. Background There have been considerable advances in the recognition and rights of the LGBTI+1 community in Western countries including Australia. There are still challenges that face the community which manifest as higher rates of mental health issues, social … Read More

We don’t have any of those people here – Research into attitudes of aged care providers towards LGBTI+ clients.

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Research indicates older GLBTI people are likely to be disadvantaged in the aged care sector due to their sexuality. Research carried out by GRAI in conjunction with Curtin University and supported by a Lotterywest Social Research Grant, investigated the preparedness of the retirement and residential aged care sector in Western Australia in response to this minority group. Findings from the … Read More