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Dignified Social Care with Transgender older people: a literature review

Christine Baker, Tracey Maegusuku-Hewett Orcid Logo

Swansea University Author: Tracey Maegusuku-Hewett Orcid Logo

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This research was undertaken by researchers at the Centre for Social Work and Social Care Research (CSW&SCR) at Swansea University, on behalf of the Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People’s (OLGBT) Research and Development Group.The Research Development Group (RDG) membership includ...

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Published: Swansea University 2011
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa13830
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Abstract: This research was undertaken by researchers at the Centre for Social Work and Social Care Research (CSW&SCR) at Swansea University, on behalf of the Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People’s (OLGBT) Research and Development Group.The Research Development Group (RDG) membership includes representatives from the LGBT Excellence Centre, BiCymru, the Welsh Government, Transgender Wales,Age Cymru, the Older LGBT Network, supported by the research team. The RDG was established in 2010 with time-limited funding from the Older People and Ageing Research and Development Network (OPAN Cymru), with the aim of identifying and developing policy and practice relevant research of benefit to the OLGBT population of Wales. The RDG recognised the need to establish an evidence base in relation to social care provision for older people who identify as transgender (trans)and to review the literature, with a view to identifying areas of further research. Funding was obtained from the Welsh Government, with funding from its Dignity in Care Programme.
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Keywords: older, transgender, social care, services, social inclusion, review.
College: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences