This briefing discusses the barriers currently faced by BME people in accessing dementia care services and some of the ways in which services can become better at responding to the needs of BME people in their locality.
Training resources and services
Supporting black and minority ethnic older people's mental wellbeing: accounts of social care practice
Report looking at practitioners' accounts of their practice in promoting the wellbeing of older people from BME backgrounds the UK.
SCIE research briefing 34: communication training for care home workers: outcomes for older people, staff, families and friends
This briefing draws on a range of UK and internationally published research to look at training to improve nursing and residential care workers' communication skills.
How we become who we are: the teaching and learning of human growth and development, mental health and disability on qualifying social work programmes: draft report
This practice survey explores teaching and learning about mental health and disability within the human growth and development (HGD) curriculum on qualifying social work programmes in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Part of our new series on personalisation for professionals, this briefing summarises the implications of the personalisation agenda for personal assistants (PAs).
SCIE report 26 describes the findings of a small-scale study into the complex issues facing care homes around restraint and how care home managers and staff have developed strategies for avoiding or minimising its use
SCIE Research briefings
The recovery approach in community-based vocational and training adult mental health day services: systematic map report 2
This systematic map focuses on the particular area of vocation, meaningful occupation and training in the reshaping of mental health day services.
Guidance on parent-training and education programmes in the management of children with conduct disorders. Produced jointly by SCIE and the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).
This online guide offers quick and easy access to knowledge about foster care practice. It is designed to enable practitioners, carers, teams and services to think creatively about their work to benefit foster children and young people.