Staff profile

 Pauline

Pauline Crameri

Co-ordinator Val's LGBTI Ageing & Aged Care, Research Officer GLHV

College of Science, Health and Engineering

School of Psychology and Public Health

Melbourne (City)

Research centres

Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society

Qualifications

BA (Hons)

Role

Academic

Area of study

Ageing and aged care

Brief profile

Val’s LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care is a Victorian state-wide program working to improve healthy ageing pathways, care and visibility of older LGBTI people.

Val’s works directly with service providers and facilitates a network of individuals and organisations to foster an understanding of the histories and experiences of older LGBTI people, and how these may impact access to services and care. Val’s offers: LGBTI-inclusive age care training; regular e-bulletins; a website that provides research-based information, resources and links for workers, policy makers and LGBTI consumers. Val’s aims to create safe and inclusive services that recognise and value older LGBTI people. For more information contact Val’s LGBTI Ageing and Aged Care T: +61 3 9479 8760 – E: valslgbti@latrobe.edu.au  I: valslgbti.org.au

Recent publications

Barrett C, Whyte C, Crameri P. Creating GLBTI Inclusive Home and Community Care Services. Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, 2014.

Barrett C, Whyte C, Comfort J, Lyons A, Crameri P. Social connection, relationships and older lesbian and gay people [Special Issue]. Sexual and Relationship Therapy 2014; 30: 131–142.

Barrett, C, Crameri, P, Lambourne, S and Latham, J.R. (2015). We are still gay …: the needs of LGBT Australians with dementia. Australian Journal of Dementia Care, October/November 4(5) pp 26-30.

Barrett, C, Crameri, P (2015). An extra degree of difficulty. An evidence based guide to the experiences and needs of older LGBTI carers and the carers of older LGBTI people. Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, Melbourne Australia.

Barrett C, Crameri P, Lambourne S, Latham J. “We are still gay”….An Evidence Based Guide to Inclusive Services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People Living with Dementia. Melbourne: Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, 2015.

Barrett, C, Crameri, P, Lambourne, S and Latham, J.R. (2015). Understanding the experiences and needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans Australians living with dementia, and their partners. Australasian Journal on Ageing, Vol 34 Supplement 2, October 2015, 34–38.

Crameri, P, Barrett, C, and Firth, T. (2015). Aged Care Assessment Service lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) inclusive guide sheets. Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia.

Crameri P, Barrett C, Whyte C, and Latham, J.R. (2015). It is more than sex and clothes: Culturally safe services for older lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people. Australasian Journal on Ageing, Vol 34 Supplement 2, October 2015, 34–38.