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LGBTI inclusive practice in caring for older people – St Leonards

Sat 16th November 2019 @ 8:30 am


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trasgender and Intersex Inclusive Service for Health Professionals.

Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) invites local GPs, Nurses, Pharmacists Health Professionals and Residential Aged Care Facility Staff to gain a better understanding of the needs of older LGBTI people. Training aligns with changing attitudes, policies and legislation regarding the LGBTI communities, ensuring staff can deliver an inclusive best practice approach to their patients. This workshop will help participant understanding of LGBTI culture and unique health aspects, with a focus on inclusive practices for aged care workers through discussion with like-minded people, compelling video content from the community, and learning activities.

Please Select One Date ONLY

Thursday 24th October, 2019 – Chatswood

Sydney North Health Network Training Rooms, Level 5, Tower 2, 475 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood


Saturday 16th November 2019- St Leonards

Norman Nock Rooms, Kolling building, Royal North Shore Hospital, Reserve Road, St Leonards.


8.30am – 9.00am Registration and coffee

9.00am – 4.00pm training

Morning Tea and Lunch Included

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Sat 16th November 2019

8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Norman Nock room, Kolling Building
RNSH, Reserve Rd
St Leonards NSW
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This activity has been allocated 12 Category 2 points under the 2017-2019 RACGP QI&CPD Program


Joe Lonn is the manager of training services at ACON. Originally from New York, he has delivered over 700 training sessions throughout his career across a diverse range of industries. He specialises in developing, implementing, and facilitating professional development and training programs. Joe holds a master’s degree in Business Operations from Regis University and a Bachelor of Science from Johnson & Wales University.


Local GPs, Nurses, Pharmacists, Health Professionals and Residential Aged Care Facility Staff


This full day course will help participants to:

  • Identify LGBTI-specific opportunities to improve your provision of person-directed care
  • Relate to the lived experiences of LGBTI people as well as the health impacts of social stigma and assumptions
  • Increase your awareness of ageing LGBTI people’s health and wellbeing needs for both their mental and emotional health.
  • Explain industry best-practice standards within the health and wellbeing services sector
  • Champion organisational change in both independent and co-dependent manners
No cost for GPs, Nurses, Pharmacists, Health Professionals and Residential Aged Care Facility Clinicians and their staff practising within the SNHN region


Judy or Robi, Education Coordinators – 9432 8250 or events@snhn.org.au.


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