For many people within the LGBT+ community, they are fearful of accessing Health & Social Care, worried that they will not be understood and that their unique needs will not be met.
Individual Bias plays a major part in how each of us deals with how other people choose to live their lives. As Care Professionals, you should strive to meet and understand the needs of everyone who seek services, whether it is accessing someone’s home in Dom Care or supporting others to live an independent life in supported living. Your compassion can be significant to those who are fear of seeking support.
The QCS Simple audit tool can be used to help you review your effort and commitment in supporting the LGBT+ community as well as celebrating Pride.
Regulation 10 – Dignity and Respect: