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The population of United Kingdom is diverse and complex in terms of ethnicity, culture, language and religion. The increase in ethnic diversity is also apparent in the population of children and young people with learning ...
Improving access to services for people from minority ethnic communities
This article explores ethnicity, cultural diversity and learning disability, focusing on the key issues and barriers for access and use of services. It highlights the need for all staff to develop cultural competence to ...
Family Carers’ perspectives on post-school transition of young people with intellectual disabilities with special reference to ethnicity
(Wiley Blackwell, 2012)
School leavers with intellectual disabilities (ID) often face difficulties in making a smooth transition from school to college, employment or more broadly to adult life. The transition phase is traumatic for the young ...
A randomised controlled trial of liaison worker model for young people with learning disabilities and mental health problems
Twenty six young people with intellectual disabilities and mental health needs from Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities were recruited as part of a bigger study to examine the effectiveness of a liaison worker in helping ...
Mental health services for Black and Minority Ethnic groups in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland: A documentary analysis
(Working Paper, 2014-04)
It is well documented that people from Black and minority ethnic communities experience severe inequalities in our mental health services. Leicester is one of England’s most culturally diverse cities with approximately 50% ...
Exploring Barriers to South Asian Help-Seeking for Eating Disorders
(Mental Health Review Journal, 2017-03-13)
Purpose Referrals to specialist eating disorder services from the South Asian (SA) community are under-represented, despite research suggesting that disordered eating attitudes and behaviours of SA people are similar to ...