Practice guide: social work with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered older people

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Hafford-Letchfield, T. 2014. Practice guide: social work with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered older people. Community Care.
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TitlePractice guide: social work with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered older people
AuthorsHafford-Letchfield, T.
Abstract

This practice guide helps social workers build knowledge and understanding of the specific challenges facing LGBT older people and why they may be less likely to access services. Drawing on research, legislation and good practice, it offers tips on talking to people about their sexuality and sexual identities as part of assessing need, designing services and support, promoting inclusivity and diversity in your practice and working with partners, carers and the person's support network.

KeywordsOlder people, social work, LGBT, sexual identity, sexuality, social inclusion, good practice guide.
PublisherMark Allen Group
JournalCommunity Care
ISSN0307-5508
Publication dates
PrintOct 2014
Publication process dates
Deposited19 Feb 2015
Output statusPublished
Copyright Statement

This is a link only to the guide as there is a subscription cost to the publisher

Web address (URL)http://adults.ccinform.co.uk/guides/social-work-lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgendered-older-people/
LanguageEnglish
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