Supporting Direct Care Workers in Caring for Aging Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Individuals

Source: Nancy F. McKenzie, Direct Care Alliance, Policy Brief No. 4, September 2010

This briefing paper is an overview of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) elder issues in long-term care institutions, community care and home care. The briefing paper’s aim is to demonstrate how the cultural and legal landscape negatively affects the health of LGBT seniors, and direct care workers’ role in improving the quality of service to LGBT elders.

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