Public Training provided by Opening Doors London, May – December 2018

Opening Doors London delivers affordable training and consultancy in the health and social care sector, providing staff and volunteers with the knowledge and skills to enable older LGBT+ people to live happy, healthy and independent lives that are free from loneliness, isolation, prejudice and discrimination.

Our public training courses, run from Age UK’s national office in London WC1, unless specified, are based on the latest policy, research and legislation, helping your teams stay abreast  of current equality issues, meet best practice and improve the quality of care and support to your older LGBT+ clients and service users.

 

All public training is delivered by experienced trainers and facilitators who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans themselves and additionally our courses also benefit from the lived experience of over 1,600 LGBT+ members of Opening Doors London who engage with our services.

 

Our public training courses, run from Age UK’s national office in London WC1 unless specified, are based on the latest policy, research and legislation, helping your teams stay abreast  of current equality issues, meet best practice and improve the quality of care and support to your older LGBT+ clients and service users.

 

LGBT+ Rights Are Human Right
FREE Training in protecting the Rights, Freedoms and Safety of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans people: 12th December 2018, 2pm – 4.30pm

Big Local Works, 4 Market Place, London SE16 3UQ

Led by older LGBT+ facilitators, this interactive training workshop will enable participants to:

  • Get the latest information on the rights of LGBT+ people in the UK and internationally
  • Appreciate the criminalisation and victimisation of previous generations of LGBT+ people
  • Better understand exacerbation of mental health and social care needs of LGBT+ people
  • Understand definitions of hate crime and hate crime incidents and how to access protection
  • Take away free resources, video links and good practice guides to share with colleagues

 

This is a free workshop but places are limited to 24. To book your place, please visit our Eventbrite page at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lgbt-rights-are-human-rights-protecting-the-rights-safety-of-lgbt-people-tickets-51510767091

For more information on any of the above courses or to speak with the training team about providing a course to staff at your own organisation venue please email: training@openingdoorslondon.org.uk