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.
Black and minority ethnic people resources and services
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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.
The extent and impact of depression on BME older people and the acceptability, accessibility and effectiveness of social care provision: systematic map report 3
This systematic map focuses on depression in older people from various black and minority ethnic (BME) communities in the UK.
SCIE research briefing 29: black and minority ethnic parents with mental health problems and their children
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Service user participation in social care has increased markedly in the wider service user movement over the last 20 years. However, the participation of black and minority ethnic service users has diminished over the same period. This report identifies some of the reasons for this reduction and concludes by stating that given the right opportunities, support and resources, there is a genuine commitment and interest from service users to become more actively involved in the process
This guide is intended to provide pointers for commissioners and providers of advocacy services to ensure that African and Caribbean men have access to appropriate high quality mental health advocacy
Will community-based support services make direct payments a viable option for black and minority ethnic service users and carers?
This discussion paper explains the latest legislation on direct payments and how it is meant to work. It also looks at why black and minority ethnic service users and carers are unable to fully embrace direct payments. Finally, it poses a number of questions that address ways in which direct payments services can be effective for black and minority ethnic service users and carers.
A guide that to support social care professionals in assessing the mental health needs of older people.
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.
This knowledge review looks at what types of knowledge SCIE should draw on and how to distinguish good quality knowledge in policy making and practice. This review underpins all of SCIE's research and publications and will also be useful for other researchers.
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