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Welcome to the LGBT+ area of Dementia Talking Point. Read this before you get started.

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Hi everyone, and welcome to the LGBT+ area of Dementia Talking Point!

Things to know:
  • This is a place for people who identify as LGBT+ who are affected by any form of dementia, and for their carers.
  • Dementia Talking Point encourages all members to be anonymous to allow for an honest and open discussion without concerns over being identified.
  • If you're worried about being identified, or you'd like to change your username, please contact the Dementia Talking Point Team at talkingpoint@alzheimers.org.uk. We're here to help.

Please use the links below to navigate to different posts on this thread on the following subjects:
 

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Get started - creating a new thread

1. When you're in the 'LGBT people with dementia and carers' forum, look for the blue "Post New Thread" button at the top of the forum page.

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2. To start a discussion, type a title, add your message and choose 'Post Thread'.

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Get started - adding to an existing thread

1. When you're in the LGBT forum, you will see a list of threads. Clicking into a thread will let you read the discussion taking place.

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2. To reply to an existing discussion, scroll to the bottom of the thread until you see a text box. Type your reply in here and click 'post reply'

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Finding out more

If you've got questions about how to use Dementia Talking Point click on these links below.
  • You can find answers to frequently asked questions here.
  • Our Help videos will show you how to navigate the different areas of Dementia Talking Point.
  • We also have a Quick Guide explaining how to use Dementia Talking Point including logging in, posting, replying, checking private messages and searching.
  • Also we recommend having a read through our Guidelines which are some useful tips and things to remember when posting.

Any questions?

If you have any questions about using Dementia Talking Point, you can email us on talkingpoint@alzheimers.org.uk or Use our Contact Form - we're here to help.
 

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Resources

Stonewall
https://www.stonewall.org.uk/

Switchboard: LGBT+ Helpline
https://switchboard.lgbt/

Opening Doors London
https://www.openingdoorslondon.org.uk/

LGBTQ Dementia Advisory Group
https://www.lgbtqdementiaadvisorygroup.net/

LGBT: Living with dementia - a booklet for LGBT people who've been diagnosed with dementia
https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/info/20029/daily_living/1190/lgbt_living_with_dementia

Supporting a lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans person with dementia - a factsheet for carers
https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/info/...gay_lesbian_and_bisexual_people_with_dementia
 
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