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Supporting older LGBT+ people living with HIV

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At present, our healthcare infrastructure is ill-equipped to handle the unique treatment and care needs of HIV+ older LGBT+ people. The long-term effects of antiretroviral use are still being discovered and have been associated with a number of comorbidities. Homophobia – especially from the older generation still presents challenges for those in need of services and health care, and can significantly affect mental health and treatment adherence. Many older LGBT+ people are also estranged from their families and lacking support have a greater dependency on health and social care professionals, yet research has shown that health and care professionals themselves admit to lacking confidence when supporting older LGBT+ people living with HIV.

This half-day training, taking place soon after World Aids Day 2020, explains what we know about the lives of HIV+ older LGBT+ people, and equips health and social care staff with the knowledge, skills and confidence to improve health outcomes for HIV+ elderly persons by engaging with their lived experience and identifying some practical steps to improving their access to treatment and support.

For more information on this course or to speak with the trainer please email: training@openingdoorslondon.org.uk

For more about Opening Doors London's training courses, visit openingdoorslondon.org.uk/training.


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Tavis House

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