Making Care Homes inclusive for LGBT+ residents

School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol and Diversity Trust

Things you can do to make your care home more inclusive for older LGBT+ residents

Publication date: 2019
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This short note sets out 12 actions to make care homes more inclusive and welcoming for diverse sexual orientations or gender identities.

Examples include; challenging discriminatory behaviours and homophobic, transphobic and biphobic
comments in care homes; appreciate older LGBT+ people’s diverse care needs and engaging with external LGBT+ community and events, such as Pride events or LGBT+ History Month.

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