CMS S&C Memo Re: Learning Tool on Building Respect for LGBT Older Adults

Karen Morris in Clinical & Quality

CMS issued a S&C memo titled:  Release of Learning Tool on Building Respect for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Older Adults.  The learning tool is intended for long term care providers and addresses the needs and rights of older LGBT adults in LTC presented in six online training modules including video testimonials, quizzes and helpful information.  Each module lasts approximately 10 minutes.  
 
This online learning tool was released by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Office of Public Affairs, the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging, and with input from advocacy groups, the DHHS’ Administration for Community Living (ACL).  The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is the United States’ first and only technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and support offered to older LGBT adults.

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