About this event

  • Date and time Fri 15 Feb 2019 from 5:30pm to 8:15pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Sexuality and Sexual Health

Join us at this evening event to explore the key issues around anti-discriminatory practice for professionals working in health services. 

We'll look at the ways to improve the health and social care of older people from minority and excluded communities. 

Expert speakers in the fields of health and social care will provide practical insights into developing anti-discriminatory practice, with practical advice on culturally appropriate support for carers, cultural competency in end of life care, working with interpreters and celebrating diversity, accompanied by supporting practical resources.

Book your place for the opportunity to:

  • Learn the issues around sexuality and ageing 
  • Improve healthcare practices to support positive ageing 
  • Learn about clinical applications to support sexuality needs in ageing population

Agenda

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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction and LGBT and ageing

Dr Omi Ohizua, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust and Mr Matt Broadway-Horner, Consultant Nurse and Senior Lecturer in Diverse Communities

Sexuality and ageing in special group

Professor Claire DeThan, Chair of Sexual Health and Disability Alliance (SHAD), City University London

Comfort break
Sexual rights and ageing

Professor Kevan Wylie

Help seeking for sexual difficulties in older adults: Barriers and facilitators

Professor Sharon Hinchcliff

Questions and answers
Close of meeting

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom