New OLGA Training DVD
OLGA is proud to announce that the unique training DVD “Equality Means Mind Your Language” is now available. This DVD can be used by any staff facilitator in any organisation, but especially relevant for health and social care staff. The DVD cost can be negotiated. Donations will help OLGA continue to do its work.
Why should YOU watch this DVD?
- To understand the LAW as it relates to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.
- To understand the meaning of and implications of language used every day in a care setting and other service provision.
- To help you provide a safe and inclusive environment for ALL your clients and/or residents.
This video is also available on YouTube @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzNMwTI5HNA
This DVD raises awareness of the need of service providers to use all-inclusive, appropriate language in order to ensure equality of provision for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.
Issues covered in the DVD:
The gay and trans context – Why lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people are afraid of coming out.
History of discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.
The Equality Law and Human Rights Law – How your organisation can show legal compliance.
What organisations can do to give lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people the confidence to come out in order to get their needs met.
All-inclusive, appropriate language, and how to respond if someone comes out to you.
End-of-life care / issues e.g. “next-of-kin” language problems.
This DVD lasts two and a quarter hours including activities time.
This DVD offers many activities for staff, to do as individuals, in pairs and as part of a group.