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LGBT ageing and care in South Africa: Guidelines for practice

12 November 2019
12:30 - 14:00

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Presenters: Dr Neil Henderson (University of the Western Cape), Prof Kathryn Almack (University of Herdfortshire),  Prof Finn Reygan (Human Sciences Research Council), Jamil Khan (WITS University) , Thembelani Mange and Ricardo Rossouw (University of the Western Cape)

Date: 12 November 2019
Time:  12:30 – 14:00 (SAST)
Venues: Video conference in Pretoria, Cape Town and Durban | Livestream via Vidyo

Dr Neil Henderson (Social Work lecturer, UWC) and Prof Finn Reygan (Research Director, HSD) received funding for three years (2017-2019) from the NRF to identify care services for older LGBT persons in Gauteng and the Western Cape in South Africa. The aim of the seminar is to share the findings of the project and to propose good practice guidelines in South Africa for older LGBT people.

Dr Henderson and Jamil Khan will present on key findings from the project while two MSW students at UWC who received scholarships from the project will report on their findings. Prof Kathryn Almack from the University of Herdfortshire will present good practice guidelines identified in the UK while a representative from DSD will present on the current state of services to older people in SA. Prof Reygan will chair the seminar.

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Pretoria: HSRC Video Conference Room, 1st  floor HSRC Library, 134 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.
Contact Arlene Grossberg  | T: (012) 302 2811  | E:
Cape Town: HSRC Video Conference Room, Merchant House 116-118 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town.
Contact Shouneez Khan| T: (021) 466 7948 | E:
Durban: HSRC Video Conference Room, The Atrium, 5th Floor, 430 Peter Mokaba Ridge, Berea, 4001.
Contact Ridhwaan Khan  | T: (031) 242 5400  | C: 083 788 2786  | E: 

The HSRC seminar series is funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST). The views and opinions expressed therein as well as findings and statements of the seminar series do not necessarily represent the views of the DST