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Blog about providing support (UK)

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Title/name of initiative: 

Blog about providing support  (UK)

Type of initiative:

Blog

Country:

United Kingdom

Details/description:

This is a guest blog written by Padraic Garrett, BA (Hons), BD (Hons), MSc, on the Race Equality Foundation website: http://raceequalityfoundation.org.uk/health-care/supporting-people-living-with-dementia-in-the-jewish-community/ 

The blog provides background information about members of the Jewish community with dementia living in the UK and describes a particular philosophy of care, the strategic aims associated with the provision of care/support and concrete examples of the kind of care and support that is provided and is culturally appropriate for people with dementia from the Jewish community. 

Examples include Memory Way Cafes, Singing for Memory, day centres, the celebration of Jewish festivals and traditions, helping people maintain their Jewish heritage and feel part of a the community, a Jewish home care service, residential care and nursing homes, independent living appartments and promoting the rights of people living with dementia to live their faith and cultural traditions.

Which ethnic group(s) are covered?

People from the Jewish community

What is the target audience of the initiative?  

Health and social care professionals

Duration

Not dated (accessed online in February 2019)

Where or from whom to obtain more information:

The contact details for the Race Equality Foundation are as follows: 

Unit 17 & 22
Deane House Studios
27 Greenwood Place
London NW5 1LB

Tel.: +44 (0)207 428 1880
Fax: +44 (0)207 428 0912
Email: info@racefound.org.uk

PRESS ENQUIRIES
Email: press@racefound.org.uk

 

 
 

Last Updated: Thursday 21 February 2019

 

 
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