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Delivering benefits and services for black and minority ethnic older people

Helen Barnard

Delivering benefits and services for black and minority ethnic older people

by Helen Barnard

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Published by Corporate Document Services in Leeds .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older blacks -- Pensions.,
  • Older blacks -- Public welfare.,
  • Minority older people -- Pensions.,
  • Minority older people -- Public welfare.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHelen Barnard and Nick Pettigrew.
    SeriesResearch report (Great Britain. Department for Work and Pensions) -- no. 201
    ContributionsPettigrew, Nick., Great Britain. Department for Work and Pensions., BMRB International Ltd.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 151 p. ;
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15978349M
    ISBN 101841236365
    OCLC/WorldCa53899583

    Use of health services by BME groups Ethnic differences in health service delivery and the up-take of services have been reported, although this varies between different parts of the NHS. There are some positive findings. For example, most BME groups access primary care at rates as high as the general population (in relation to need).   Overview (Demographics): In July , million people in the United States were black alone, which represents percent of the total population. African Americans are the second largest minority population, following the Hispanic/Latino population.

    Practice scenarios and case studies encourage students and practitioners to form innovative solutions to service gap between the theory and the practice of working with Black and minority ethnic groups presents an ongoing conundrum for social work.   It is estimated that there are ab people from UK ethnic minority groups with dementia. It is clear that there is an increasing need to improve access to dementia services for all ethnic groups to ensure that everyone has access to the same potential health benefits. The aim was to systematically review qualitative studies and to perform a meta-synthesis around barriers and.

      Introduction. Children from racially stigmatised and ethnic minority groups experience substantial inequalities across a range of health and development indicators globally, with these patterns of unequal burden of disease continuing into adulthood [1–4].Understanding how and why these racial/ethnic inequalities occur and persist is now widely considered incomplete without attention to. The elderly’s perception of their own health is supported by government estimates of chronic health conditions for older Americans. Of all people aged 65 or older not living in a nursing home or other institution, almost 50 percent have arthritis, 56 percent have high blood pressure, 32 percent have heart disease, 35 percent have hearing loss, 18 percent have vision problems, and 19 percent.


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Delivering benefits and services for black and minority ethnic older people by Helen Barnard Download PDF EPUB FB2

Download Citation | On Jan 1,Helen Barnard and others published Delivering Benefits and Services for Black and Minority Ethnic Older People | Find, read and cite all the research you need. Summary: The aim of this project was to explore the barriers to the take-up of benefits among black and minority ethnic older people.

It also examined the different information needs and preferred modes of service delivery among these groups. Seven case studies were undertaken, each focused on a particular minority ethnic community in an area.

However, there is also evidence that racial differences remain among older adults in access to health services (Gornick, ). Table shows the level of health care coverage for black, white, and Hispanic older adults (National Center for Health Statistics, ).

interchangeably This study will focus on involvement of people from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds, as existing systematic reviews in the area of PPI and health and social services have assessed the impact of PPI on health and social care research4 and UK health- care services more widely,12 The reviews offered evidence that in-Cited by: meaning that a benefits system that assumes people will live in the same country their entire working lives and retirement will become increasingly inappropriate.

Evidence across education, employment, health, crime and housing continues to show that Black and minority ethnic people are more likely to experience disadvantage.

Inroughly 52 percent of people under age 18 were white non-Hispanic. However, less than 6 out of 10 older Americans (57 percent) in the U.S. will be white by In the s, the number of white older adults will level off while the other racial and ethnic groups will increase.

This paper reviews the research evidence on access to health care by ethnic minority populations, and discusses what might need to be done to improve access to services. Research on the process of care, and the quality of care received, is considered as well as studies examining uptake of services.

Changes in legal context are increasing the pressure on healthcare organisations to examine and. For instance, there is growing research evidence around the specific needs and challenges faced by people with dementia in remote and rural communities (M), and of the different experiences of people with different forms of dementia (e.g.) or people from black, Asian and minority ethnic communities of accessing services and support.

Engaging with thousands of ethnic minority older people across Scotland, this award-winning pro-ject has helped hundreds of older people access services and benefits for the first time and re-stored dignity, self-esteem and independence. Established first Scottish Ethnic Minority Older Peo-ple Forum as part of the project.

Job Opportunities ProjectTitle: Passionate advocate for Equality. Ethnic minority caregivers had a lower socioeconomic status, were more likely to receive support from family members and friends, provided more care than White caregivers, and had stronger filial obligation beliefs than White caregivers.

All ethnic minority caregiving groups reported worse physical health than the White caregivers experienced. II. Treatment Effectiveness and Racial and Ethnic Minorities Research has also investigated outcomes for racial and ethnic minority children who do receive mental health services.

In recent years, there has been a substantial increase in the number of randomized controlled trials that are minority-focused.

These are studies in which the children. Black and minority ethnic older people are more likely to face a greater level of poverty, live in poorer quality housing, and have poorer access to benefits and pensions than 'white' older people. Myths about minority ethnic communities need challenging: there is not necessarily an extended family which "looks after its own".

Specifically an 8-fold increase in the numbers of black and minority ethnic older people in the UK with dementia between and has recently been predicted, growing f toBarnard, H.

and N. Pettigrew (), Delivering Benefits and Services for Black and Minority Ethnic Older People’, Research Report No. Department for Work and Pensions, Leeds: Corporate Document Services.

4 Black and Minority Ethnic Groups Paramjit S Gill, Joe Kai, Raj S Bhopal and Sarah Wild 1 Summary Services available Given the importance of ethnicity on health, there are pragmatic grounds for assigning people into ethnicity groups.

We would suggest the benefit of collecting data on ethnic. Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people are under-represented in business and especially in management roles.

It’s time for change. Our research explores how businesses are working to increase diversity throughout the management pipeline.

Around % of the UK population are BAME yet they hold just 6% of top management positions. Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) – Positive Practice Guide Social integration has positive benefits for the individual and for the wider community.

Isolation is a key component of depression; it is therefore vital that IAPT services work to include BME communities and cultural groups so that people are able to access psychological.

Compared with whites, members of racial and ethnic minorities are less likely to receive preventive health services and often receive lower-quality care. They also have worse health outcomes for certain conditions. To combat these disparities, advocates say health care professionals must explicitly acknowledge that race and racism factor into health care.

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’ expectations.

Abstract. Background: health and social care services are required to provide quality service provision to meet all older people’s needs, including any needs specific to minority ethnic groups. The heterogeneity of the population, however, highlights the need to offer a range of services that reflect people’s language, cultural and religious differences.

Buy Black and Ethnic Minority Young People and Educational Disadvantage by (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paperback.An integrative model for the study of developmental competencies in minority children.

Child Development, 67(5), doi/ Neblett, E. W. J., Rivas-Drake, D., & Umaña-Taylor, A. J. (). The promise of racial and ethnic protective factors in promoting ethnic minority youth development.People from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities are more likely to have poorer health outcomes, a shorter life expectancy and have more difficulty in accessing healthcare than the majority of the population, and access to mental health services is a cause of concern.1 There is marked ethnic variation among mental health service users.