The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is a project of www.sageusa.org
National Resource Center on LGBT Aging



We're steadily creating a resource center that will provide resources across a variety of LGBT aging topics. Tell us what you'd like to see and sign up for updates.

Register Now

Care Home Survey: Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Concerning LGBT Residents

February 2014 | Dr Kathryn Almack, Senior Research Fellow, Sue Ryder Care Centre for the Study of Supportive, Palliative and End of Life Care, School of Health Sciences, University of Nottingham; Dr Paul Simpson, Lecturer, Sociology, University of Manchester

Download PDF
Reprint
Permission Form


"Whilst attitudes were generally positive, knowledge of LGBT individuals and issues was more variable if not erratic. Staff may not be so well supported in terms of training and could be struggling alone to meet needs... The goodwill of staff needs converting into more strategic practice to make homes more LGBT inclusive."

Based on a non-random survey of 189 staff in residential homes for older people in England, this three-page document provides a summary of staff's attitudes, knowledge and practices in relation to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans residents.


Find resources in your area

Links to sites that help you find aging sources accross the country

Resources in Your Area
Advanced Search
Related Resource

SAGE Metro Detroit

SAGE Metro Detroit aims to build awareness and promote change so that LGBT older adults may age with dignity and authenticity. SAGE Metro Detroit primarily serves four counties in Michigan: Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne. Through advocacy, information, direct services, and cultural competency training on older LGBT people, this affiliate is committed to making sure LGBT elders are empowered. Programs include touring lunch groups, health and wellness events, discussion groups, and gardening. MORE >


See more: Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults