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Black & Minority Ethnic Elders

Celebrate Black History Month with an event organised by Black Health Initiative at the Reginald Centre in Leeds on 13 October. Click here for more information.

Please click on links below to access information about services and policy development for BME Elders:

Information on the Meri Yaadain (My Memories) dementia project in Bradford. http://www.meriyaadain.co.uk/

A research paper into dementia services for BME elders by Jo Moriaty, Nadira Sharif and Julie Robinson BME elders and dementia.pdf

Loneliness and ethnic minority elders: Victor CR, Burholt V, Martin W.  Few studies in examine the prevalence of loneliness amongst older people from ethnic minorities.  This study looks at older people, aged 65 years and over, from the key minority groups growing old in Britain (Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, African Caribbean, and Chinese) and draws explicit comparisons for these groups with the prevalence of loneliness reported for the general population and with older people in their countries of origin. Loneliness and BME elders Abstract.pdf

Caring for Older People: Ethnic Elders, BMJ7 1996 BMJ7 1996.pdf

Black and Ethnic Minority Older People’s changing care needs - A study on the lifestyle factors affecting access to care in Bradford by Adna Ud-Dan, November 2010 - FINAL - BMEOlder Peoples Changing Care Needs - Adnan__s report - Nov 10 PDF.pdf


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