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Speaking-up-tool (FIN)

Minority ethnic groups (in general), BAME/BME

Title/name of initiative: 

Speaking-up-tool (FIN)

Type of initiative: 

Materials to facilitate communication




This initiative was developed by Salon Muistiyhdistys ry as part of the Memoni-project.

The speaking-up-tool is a set of picture cards which can be used for counselling, group discussions and peer group support for people from different minority ethnic groups.

These cards have been created as a ”speaking-up tool” for different situations. The full pack includes 46 cards showing early and middle stage symptoms of memory diseases and also some cultural aspects like experiences of racism.  On the back of the cards there are few questions to help the conversation.

The questions on the back of the cards are in Finnish but the cards are still very useful because the pictures are universal

The whole pack can be found on:

Also attached are some cards in pdf files which can be printed out.

Which ethnic group(s) are covered?

People from minority ethnic groups.

Which languages are covered? 

Finnish but front of the card is just an image.

What is the target audience of the initiative? 

Healthcare professionals for the above-mentioned minority ethnic groups.



Where or from whom to obtain more information:

Salon Muistiyhdistys ry

Turuntie 21

24240 Salo



Last Updated: Thursday 10 October 2019