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Sally Hogan
Sally Hogan Dec 12, 2017

The Dementia Diagnosis and Poor Health Outcomes for Diverse Elderly

People who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) are collectively grouped as a single community yet their only commonality is sexual identity that varies from the perceived norm. Historically, many within this community have suffered persecution and leading to reluctance to access healthcare services. Perceived stigma associated with a diagnosis of dementia escalates this fear, leading to later diagnosis and generally poorer health outcomes. Within western societies, the choice to make independent decisions about sexuality is...
Sally Hogan

Sally Hogan

Registered Nurse, Cert IV TAELLN

Sally is a lecturer at the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Griffith University. She is a registered nurse, Cert IV TAELLN and has a Bachelor of Dementia.

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