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Improving Health and Social Care for Older LGBT+ People

Be ready for the CQC standard for LGBT+ health and social care
Act now to become a sector leader recognised for excellence
Get sustainable, cost effective and flexible solutions
Broaden your customer base by promoting well-being for LGBT+people
Gain an accreditation for achievement in the LGBT+ field

Our training has been developed to meet the challenges of working in health and social care. Through face to face masterclasses, workshops and on-line training, we are able to meet the recommendations of the Care Quality Commission for older LGBT+ people.

Areas covered:
Residential and Nursing Care - Home Visiting Services - Support Services for Older People - Palliative Care

The Silver Rainbows Quality Mark is awarded to organisations who have been assessed as providing high quality care and support for older LGBT+ people. A bronze, silver or gold award is given after a process of self assessment, action planning and inspection. Our specialist staff will support organisations through the process covering Coming Out - Leisure and Recreation - Professional Development and Training - Building Relationships with Service Users - Policies and Procedures - Families of Choice - End of Life Care.

Masterclass - Improving Care for LGBT+ People in Later Life

Aimed at owners, managers and team leaders responsible for meeting the CQC standards for older LGBT+ people in their care the following dates are now available for booking at 50 per person:

19th June AStar Homecare, Whitchurch
3rd July Youth and Community Centre, Neston
17th July Silk Heritage, Macclesfield
11th September Quaker Meeting House, Warrington
25th September Quaker Meeting House, Chester
9th October The Venue, Rudheath
23rd October Body Positiven Crewe

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