Compiled by Peter Hillen, PhD student, University of Edinburgh.
Final report of research that aimed to:
This Insight focuses on improving support for black and minority ethnic (BME) carers.
Getting it Right, Assessments for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Carers and Service Users is a new interactive online learning resource produced by IRISS in conjunction with MECOPP.
It introduces the issues affecting minority ethnic carers and service users with an emphasis on achieving cultural competence within individual practice.
Furrah Arshad: Furrah will introduce us to the work of her organisation Ethnic Enable and how it started up. She will also talk us through some of the major issues affecting people with learning disabilities from black and minority ethnic communities in Scotland. She will also share her thoughts on how best to support and make connections with families from black and minority ethnic communities.