This accessible seven minute film summarises the issues around ensuring that everyone has access to IMHA services. Primarily aimed at independent mental health advocacy providers the film explains how they can ensure that their service provides equality of access to all service users.
Black and minority ethnic people resources and services
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In one of 17 interviews conducted as part of the Care Leaver's Stories Project, Khadija Sekhon talks about her life before, during and after care. The full interview is in three parts and a film summary and transcript are also available. The project, funded by the Heritage Lottery fund and developed by SCIE in partnership with the British Library, enabled care experienced people to record their life stories on digital video.
In one of 17 interviews conducted as part of the Care Leaver's Stories Project, Byron Baker talks about his life before, during and after care. The full interview is in three parts, and a film summary and transcript is also available. The project, funded by the Heritage Lottery fund and developed by SCIE in partnership with the British Library, enabled care experienced people to record their life stories on digital video.
This film for care workers who come into contact with gypsy travellers introduces Henry Chapman, a gypsy who is now a care worker mainly with rural gypsy communities. He helps families with land disputes, eviction and health issues. He talks about how his background brings empathy and understanding to his work.
This video for care managers and staff highlights two services which support people to die at home – one is in Lancashire and the other is a service for the Bangladeshi and Bengali communities in London.
Part of Personalisation
This video for health and social care commissioners and staff looks at Oldham’s Link Service, which offers advice, guidance and support to people from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities who use services. Highlights importance of communication in understanding cultural and religious needs of BME communities.
The mental health and wellbeing of elders in the black and minority ethnic community: promoting mental wellbeing
This film for health, care and voluntary staff explores some of the risk factors, such as poor housing, that can lead to poor mental health in BME communities. It focuses on early intervention and prevention, which can delay the need for more costly interventions.
The mental health and wellbeing of elders in black and minority ethnic communities: working together for mental wellbeing
This film for adults and mental health teams, social workers and managers shows how language and cultural barriers and lack of information can make it difficult to access services for the Chinese community in Barnet – and what is being done to address this.
The mental health and wellbeing of elders in black and minority ethnic communities: the impact of poor housing on mental wellbeing
A social care training video on the theme of Mental health and wellbeing of elders in black and minority ethnic communities. This film addresses the significant link between housing and mental wellbeing, which service providers often fail to recognise.
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.
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