Thu, Mar 26|
LGBTQ+ Considerations for Palliative Care and End of Life
This FREE workshop will explore the behavioral health care needs & concerns specific to LGBTQ+ older adults at end of life. Session Speaker is Chad Wheeler, LICSW, BCD, Behavioral Health Specialist, Whitman-Walker Health in Washington, DC.
Time & Location
Mar 26, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
CaringMatters, 518 S Frederick Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20877, USA
About The Event
At the end of this talk, attendees will be able to:
- Describe the behavioral health care needs and concerns specific to LGBTQ older adults at end of life.
- Discuss the palliative care needs that ALL people have, such as pain management, spiritual needs and emotional well-being.
- Identify ways to offer services that are affirming, welcoming, and appropriate, advocating at all times in the interest of patient at end of life.
- Demonstrate an understanding of how family, culture, society and religious beliefs can influence healthcare decisions and outcomes at ends of life for LGBTQ individuals, “families” and care providers.