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Implications for black and minority ethnic people with learning difficulties and their carers

Implications for black and minority ethnic people with learning difficulties and their carers

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Published by Disability Resource Team in London .
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  Few people who are living with dementia and their carers from BAME communities have the confidence to speak out about their experience or take part in dementia clinical research. Nevertheless, several have contributed to Supporting People living with Dementia from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities (Jessica Kingsley Publishers). This area has gained attention in recent years, owing to the improved life expectancy of people with a learning disability and the increasing number who now outlive their parents. For those currently living with older parents and carers, this has major implications for the future, with the likelihood that formal services will eventually take Cited by:   UK’s Coronavirus Act, which becomes law today, has serious implications for the rights of people with disabilities and older people, and its implementation needs to be carefully monitored to.


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Implications for black and minority ethnic people with learning difficulties and their carers Download PDF EPUB FB2

It reviews the literature on the barriers to access by minority ethnic carers and their satisfaction with social care services. Evidence shows that despite the important support role that carers play, the uptake of services that in turn support carers is low and the reasons for this are complex and poorly understood.

Despite the higher prevalence of learning disabilities among some minority ethnic communities and the greater burden of care, families from minority ethnic communities with a member who has learning disabilities are doubly disadvantaged as a result of racial discrimination and culturally inappropriate forms of care and service by: control for minority ethnic people with learning difficulties and their carers, as well as providing emotional support.

However, such groups are generally small-scale and isolated and may be unable to provide progression to other provision if cultural needs are not recognised in Cited by: Family carers' views of services for people with learning disabilities from Black and minority ethnic groups: a qualitative study of 30 families in a South London boroughAuthor: Jane Hubert.

In the United Kingdom, Black and minority ethnic (BME) service users experience adverse pathways into mental health care. Ethnic differences are evident even at first-episode psychosis; therefore, contributory factors must operate prior to first presentation to psychiatric services.

Ethnic minority groups (EMGs) are often subject to exclusion, marginalisation and poverty. These characteristics render them particularly vulnerable to neglected diseases, a diverse group of diseases that comprise bacteria, ecto-parasites, fungi, helminths and viruses.

‘Family carers’ is the term used by learning disability organisations and carers themselves to refer to carers of people with learning disabilities.

The needs of all family carers of people with learning disabilities are fundamentally the same as other carer Size: 2MB. Many carers do not own the term (Lloyd, ), and self-identification among minority ethnic individuals of their status as carers is lower than for other groups (Cass, ; IRISS, ).

Language has also been identified as one the greatest barriers to minority ethnic caregivers accessing services (Greenwood et al., ). successful completion of practice learning for students from a BME background (and those with English as an additional language).

Key words: black and minority ethnic people; practice learning; social work education 1. Senior Lecturer in Social Work, Centre for. EQUALITIES is keen to see how far black and minority ethnic disabled people, carers and their organisations will be involved.

In the Tassibee project, women in the self-help groups took the arts activities introduced at sessions and developed them into their own projects.

For instance, a simple role-playing exercise turned into a public. disabilities and their families: Cultural and Linguistic Diversity: Implications for Transition Personnel from schools and other agencies.

Again, cultural competence is essential to create a team atmosphere in which Cultural and Linguistic Diversity: Implications for Transition Personnel. File Size: KB. These authors investigated how older migrants (which, in the UK context, are only a small part of minority ethnic carers), including older people and their carers, would like to receive and access services, and found that participants' expectations could be categorised as ‘abstract’ high standards and ‘pragmatic’ by: In the UK, there is clear evidence that people from ethnic minority groups experience discrimination and disadvantage in almost every aspect of their lives, including housing, employment, education, and health.

3 There is also a stigma attached to having a learning disability. Therefore, being from an ethnic minority group and having a learning disability can mean a double by: 5. Family carers' views of services for people with learning disabilities from black and minority ethnic groups: a qualitative study of 30 families in a South London Borough.

Feature involving users with learning difficulties in health improvement: Lessons from inclusive learning disability : Jerry Paul K. Ninnoni. Black and ethnic minority carers and the people they look after are being disproportionately hit by cuts to social care, says the Afiya Trust.

This predicted increase in the number of people with dementia is expected to be greater in Black and minority ethnic (BME) communities, as first-generation African Caribbean and South Asian migrants enter the age groups with the highest incidence of dementia (Weimer & Sager, ).File Size: KB.

T1 - What do we know about the attitudes, experiences and needs of Black and minority ethnic carers of people with dementia in the United Kingdom. A systematic review of empirical research findings.

AU - Johl, Nicholas. AU - Patterson, Tom. AU - Pearson, Lesley. N1 - This article is still in print. Full citation details will be uploaded when Cited by: Black Minority Ethnic Carers Group; providing carers with a platform to share experiences and identify gaps in services in the local area.

Bringing together carers and partner organisations in Barnet so that information about services and events is more readily available to seldom heard carers.

Chapter 9 Ñ Black and Minority Ethnic Elderly: Perspectives on Long-Term Care WITH RESPECT TO OLD AGE– RESEARCH VOLUME 1 and/or indifference, we can state that this constitutes de factoracism. In other words, the mainstream services by defaultare structuring the segmentation of care to minority ethnic elders into a long-term Size: KB.

In general, people from black and minority ethnic groups living in the UK are: more likely to be diagnosed with mental health problems. more likely to be diagnosed and admitted to hospital. more likely to experience a poor outcome from treatment.

Diversity And Equality, Black Minority Ethnic Carers, Education Training And Employment, Advocacy, Leisure And Recreation: What's it about and who is it for. Formed in for families of children with special needs/ adults with learning disability. The group is mostly Asian women carers from the Pakistani community.

Special education and minority ethnic young people in England; Continuing issues Sally Tomlinson range of students regarded as having learning difficulties or disabilities, and all young people are represented a collection of pseudo-scientific theories about the intellectual capacities of black people.

The incorporation of Darwin’s File Size: KB. ), much of the available evidence suggests that minority ethnic carers are less likely to use formal services than their White counterparts (Dilworth‐Anderson et al.Dunlop et al. This is despite the fact that minority ethnic carers are more likely to express greater need for services than White carers (Giunta et by: Black and Ethnic Minority (BME) people using social care services England is a diverse society in which socio-economic (and ethnic) inequalities in life chances and living standards show few signs of narrowing (Hills ).

Inequalities and concentrations of disadvantage are associated with membership of particular minority ethnic groups and. What do we know about the attitudes, experiences and needs of Black and minority ethnic carers of people with dementia in the United Kingdom.

A systematic review of empirical research findings. Johl N(1), Patterson T(2), Pearson L(2).Cited by: First Black and Minority Ethnic Carer Report Launched. 21/06/ As part of Carers Week celebrations ( June) a new report has been launched called 'Minority Ethnic Carers in Northern Ireland'.

Carers Week celebrates the role that Carers have in supporting friends and family members who are ill, frail or disabled. The Black & Minority Ethnic Carers support services provides help, support and advice to BME carers and their families living in Haringey. Asian Carers Support Group. Myddleton Road, Wood Green, London, N22 8NG.

Tel: / [email protected] The Asian Carers support group offer advice and support to unpaid carers. According to Lancaster University’s Centre for Disability Research, between and25% of new entrants to adult social care with learning disabilities will belong to minority ethnic Author: Saba Salman.

Reaching out: to people with learning disabilities and their families from BME communities 1 July The Reaching out to families project set out to find new ways of addressing the inequalities that people with learning disabilities from Black and Minority Ethnic Communities (BME) and their families experience in health and social care.

More t older black and minority ethnic (BME) people live with dementia in the UK, in part due to vascular risk factors such as hypertension often found in African-Caribbean and South Asian UK populations.

In other ethnic groups such as Irish and Jewish, there is a demographically-older population so with the link between age and.

Better Health Briefing 15 Towards race equality in advocacy services: people with learning disabilities from black and minority ethnic communities - Race Equality Foundation - London In-text: (Fulton and Richardson, ).

Personalisation – making it happen: black and minority ethnic (BME) communities. The video looks at the work of Oldham’s Link Service, which offers advice, guidance and support to people from local black and minority ethnic (BME) communities who use services.

attended the clinics were from the Black, Asian, or minority ethnic community. Approximately a quarter of carers were caring for a loved one with dementia and another quarter were caring for someone with a physical disability.

The rest were caring for people with learning disabilities. MCCONKEY, R., SOWNEY, M., MILLIGAN, V. & BARR, O.

() ‘Views of People with Learning Disabilities of Their Present and Future Living Arrangements’, Journal of Policy and Practice in Learning Disabilities 1: – Google ScholarCited by: carers and cared-for people within minority communities.

Topics include Individual Budgets, people with Learning Disabilities, Young Carers, and people with Sensory Impairments (Hearing and Sight). Existing research findings on BME carers and care needs are reviewed and the additional impact of caring (or of racism and social exclusion based on.

Living with disability and long-term conditions The School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care’s work in this area covers research on a wide spectrum of people’s experiences and care across the life course, including physical and learning disability, and living with a.

The BME origin or Black and Minority Ethnic refers to Black African, Caribbean, Asian and Mixed ethnicity. In the UK there is a high number of children from BME origins in care and the numbers are increasing over time. This includes children who are physically or sexually abused, neglected, parent’s imprisonment, drug or alcohol abuse or even family breakdown.

Minorities have, in general, equal or better mental health than white Americans, yet they suffer from disparities in mental health care. This paper reviews the evidence for mental health and mental Cited by: 8. There is evidence of growing numbers of older people from minority ethnic groups in need of care and being cared for by family members, often with little external support.

See Dementia does not discriminate: The experiences of black, Asian and ethnic minority communities, House of Commons all-party group on dementia, Figure 1. *People with disabilities also have lower incomes and higher rates of living in poverty Weight Obesity rates are higher among women than among men, among racial and ethnic minority groups than among Whites, and among lower income compared with middle- and high-income persons.

Tally’s Corner, a study of black men and their families in Washington, DC. Statistics also give a picture of racial and ethnic inequality in the United States.

We can begin to get a picture of this inequality by examining racial and ethnic differences in such life chances as income, education, and health.Guidance for commissioners of mental health services for people from black and minority ethnic communities 3 Ten key messages for commissioners 1 Regardless of their ethnic background, everyone who uses a mental health service (or cares for someone who does) should have equitable access to effective interventions, and equitableFile Size: 2MB.This paper reports on the key findings from a review of the literature on future planning for adults with a learning disability who live with older parents and carers.

This area has gained attention in recent years, owing to the improved life expectancy of people with a learning disability and the increasing number who now outlive their by: