Award Date: 2019
Project Lead(s): Rabbi Sara Paasche-Orlow
Project Title: ACCCE: Advancing Cultural Competency and Clinical Expertise for caregivers of LGBT2SQ older adults with dementia
This project aims to implement and evaluate the efficacy of online learning modules that specifically promote inclusivity and responsiveness to the unique needs of LGBT2SQ older adult patients and residents, including those living with dementia. An in-person training module will also be developed, focused specifically on the unique care needs of LGBT2SQ older adults living with dementia. The program’s impact on staff’s ability to provide a welcoming and expert care environment for LGBT2SQ older adults and families will be evaluated.