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Moving into a care home: advice for lesbian, gay and bisexual people

February 22 2012

This factsheet published by the Alzheimers Society provides some advice for lesbian, gay and bisexual people on choosing a suitable care home and suggests things to think about when the person moves in.

Making the decision to move into a care home is never easy, for the person with dementia, their partner or relatives – whatever the person’s sexual orientation.

However, in spite of recent improvements in law to protect their rights, lesbian, gay and bisexual people can still find moving into a care home particularly difficult due to fears of homophobia or of not having their specific needs met.

Download the factsheet Moving into a care home: advice for lesbian, gay and bisexual people

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