A searchable library of predominantly UK publications, videos and articles pertinent to SAND’s work. As such, these resources have a focus on older and old LGBT+ people and the services and providers they are likely to need as they age, alongside more generic resources, such as glossaries.

Their listing on this site is not an endorsement by, or recommendation from, SAND – it is merely a collection in one place, for your convenience.
The resources are each tagged using key words from the Subject headings of the Skills for Care Learning Framework,

70 Years through LGBT Eyes

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Publisher: SAND

Publication Date: January 2022

Country: UK

Length: 22:08

Description: From the 1950s to the early 2020s, this short film puts LGBT+ lives in their topical context.
We introduce you to Bill, Louise, Charlie, Robert and Jane – these are ‘characters’ based on many individuals’ experiences shared with SAND. We follow their lives through the decades, highlighting social and political changes on the way. The film is designed to prompt thoughts about people’s lives and experiences which may be different from our own.

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Ten top tips for becoming more inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people

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Subtitle: A guide for services and organisations working with older people

Publisher: LGBT Health and Wellbeing

Date: 2015

Country: UK

Pages: 24

What does it mean to be inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people? How can you make sure that LGBT people feel actively welcomed? Why is it important to go beyond ‘treating everyone the same’? How can your organisation provide the best service possible to older LGBT people?

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No Place Like Home

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Subtitle: Exploring the concerns, preferences and experiences of LGBT*Q social housing residents

Publisher: University of Surrey

Date: 2017

Country: UK

Pages: 9

The study aimed to uncover LGBT*Q residents’ experiences in relation to their social housing and their views about what needs to be changed.

This brochure provides a snapshot of the findings from the survey, focus groups and interviews. A detailed final report will be available in April 2018 on the Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender (CRAG), University of Surrey website (search ‘CRAG’ ‘Surrey’).

The next step is for housing providers and others to reflect on the study and its recommendations and take action.

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