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Irish Travellers in Britain (UK)

Roma, traveller and Bedouin communities

Title/name of initiative: 

Irish in Britain: Dementia in gypsies and travellers

Type of initiative:



United Kingdom


Guide to raise awareness of dementia in Traveller communities, highlight the factors which predispose to this and examine additional difficulties experienced by Travellers with memory problems and the people who care for them. Contains recommendations for the attention of policy makers and commissioners.

Which ethnic group(s) are covered?


Which languages are covered? 


What is the target audience of the initiative?  

Service Providers          

Where or from whom to obtain more information:

Mary Tilki via LEEDS Gate, Crown Point House,
 167-169 Cross Green Lane, Leeds LS9 0BD, United Kingdom. Tel. +44 113 240 2444



Last Updated: Thursday 16 May 2019


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