Mental health and wellbeing of elders in black and minority ethnic communities videos on Social Care TV
This film is about mental wellbeing and some of the risk factors for people from BME communities. In particular, it examines how relatively simple early intervention and prevention approaches can help minimise isolation and loneliness and improve overall mental wellbeing.
This third film in the series on mental wellbeing looks at the role of the local authority in enabling community organisations to promote personalised services. The film is based on a case study of a Chinese organisation in the London Borough of Barnet which has been running a pilot scheme funded by the authority and providing services to Chinese older people.
This film explores the inextricable link between housing and mental wellbeing. It looks at the importance of providing culturally appropriate care and support to enable BME older people access housing services. The film explores the work of the charity Bristol Care and Repair and its holistic approach to providing housing services for older people from BME communities.