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the atrium lutwyche aged care retirement village brisbane queensland

The Atrium Lutwyche, on Brisbane’s inner northside, is offering our over-60s the chance to downsize in style while staying in the area they know. The boutique retirement community, which opened in February at 15 High Street, Lutwyche, offers chic one and two bedroom apartments coupled with resort-style facilities just 4km from the city. The Atrium’s …

lgbtiq aged care switchboard victoria covid-19

Victorian LGBTIQ advocates are extremely concerned for the welfare of older LGBTI Victorians in aged care or self-isolation during the state’s COVID-19 lockdown. Numbers of Victorians in aged care with COVID-19 reached 1186 on Tuesday (August 4), with outbreaks in at least 100 facilities. Switchboard Victoria provide peer support to LGBTI people including seniors through …

arcare parkwood lgbti aged care suite gold coast queensland aids council rainbow tick

Queensland’s first ever LGBTI aged care residence, Arcare Parkwood, will open its doors to community elders next month. Aged care provider Arcare’s new five-star residence at Parkwood in the Gold Coast hinterland will provide 90 suites for LGBTI elders. Arcare Parkwood will provide a mix of both permanent and dementia care. Facilities also include a …

lesbian woman banned from aged care volunteering discrimination royal commission

An 84-year-old lesbian aged care volunteer was left “devastated” after she was told she couldn’t visit residents due to her sexuality. The woman, known as Malloy, said she was “horrified” when reprimanded by the facility where she had regularly volunteered. This week, she told the Australian Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety she …