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Lesbian gay bisexual and transgender ageing biographical approaches for inclusive care and support

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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT people often face unique challenges as they grow older. It is vital that those providing them with care and support understand their needs, wishes and experiences.

This book demonstrates how biographical approaches can increase understanding about the distinct perspectives of older LGBT people, enhancing inclusive care and support. Chapters explore people's expectations and fears surrounding care and service provision, the impact of discrimination, and specific issues such as HIV, dementia and end-of-life care.

The importance of understanding people's whole lives in order to meet their needs is demonstrated, drawing on the examples of community projects that provide services and build networks.

The voices of older LGBT people are heard throughout the book through the use of case examples and original research.

This insightful book will be essential reading for all those supporting or caring for older LGBT people, as well as students and researchers in the health and social work fields. This important book should be recommended reading for all health and social care practitioners working with older people, not just those with an existing interest in LGBT lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues.

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Resources This is a hopeful book that would make a great addition to any LGBT aging professional's library. Gray Pride Parade Blog This book provides an invaluable Lesbian gay bisexual and transgender ageing biographical approaches for inclusive care and support into the needs of the older lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans LGBT community in relation to ageing, future care and support Nursing Standards Equally grounded in contemporary scholarship and practice, and representing an impressive array of authors, this volume nicely captures the lived experiences of LGBT elders as a 'story' in itself and to illuminate paths to more effective service provision in later life.

This ground-breaking book challenges this idea and offers vital insight into practice based on understanding individuals, their life histories, personal identities and circumstances. This book is essential for realising person-centred support and promoting genuine choice and control for older LGBT people -- an evolving population in a changing social care landscape. A recommended read for all health and social care professionals working with older people. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

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Understand the challenges of LGBT ageing, and provide better support. Jessica Kingsley Publishers July 15, Language: Don't have a Kindle? Get a sneak peek into Holiday deals on the Amazon App.

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