The Silver Rainbow Ageing and Aged Care Program offers training and consultancy to help hospitals, service providers, and aged care providers meet requirements to provide safe and inclusive care for older lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI+) people and offers these services free of charge funded by the Federal Department of Health.
Silver Rainbow is made up of 3 components:
Designed to increase aged care services ability to provide cultural safety for LGBTI+ people.
Language, terminology & why we don't use the 'Q'
Why inclusion matters
How to become more inclusive
Works with you to develop an action to improve the service's LGBTI+ inclusivity
Tailored to your organisation's needs
Identifies opportunities for improvement
Can be a small or larger activity
communities of practice
Opportunities for individuals to learn about, discuss and share LGBTI+ inclusive practices.
Online sessions available
Provides opportunities for peer connections
Dates and details will be posted here and sent to our email subscribers.
Silver Rainbow Ageing & Aged Care Training
Title Introduction to LGBTI+ Training
Duration 2 hours
For up to 25 people
Format presentation & activities in a safe learning environment
TGV operates across lands belonging to the Wurundjeri, Boonwurrung, Taungurong, Dja Dja Wurrung, and Wathaurung peoples of the Kulin Nation. Transgender Victoria pays its respects to Elders past, present, and emerging, and acknowledges that sovereignty has never been ceded.