Good practice in social care for refugees and asylum seekers

Pointers for good practice: High-quality culturally sensitive service provision

To provide services to the highest standards for social care, commissioners and providers will need to:

In addition, a commitment to secure a solution, the capacity to be innovative, flexibility, a desire to ensure parity with the UK population and an understanding of the system were identified as important characteristics of a positive response to individual needs by the knowledge review.
Community and refugee organisations are well placed to deliver social care interventions that are culturally appropriate and trusted by asylum seekers and refugees.

Perry, J. and El-Hassan, A. (2008) More responsive public services? A guide to commissioning migrant and refugee community organisations, York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation.