This project was funded by the DCRC - Carers and Consumers as part of an Australian Government Initiative.
This tool has been developed to help residential aged care facilities support the expression of sexuality of residents, both with and without dementia. Intimacy and the expression of sexuality are fundamental aspects of a person's wellbeing that continue to be important as we age. Many older people living in residential aged care facilities continue to desire intimacy, which may range from simple touching and cuddles, to sexually explicit contact. As well, grooming, dress and styling, even in the presence of ill health, dementia, or other cognitive impairment can still be important to older people living in residential aged care facilities.
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