Resources for professionals working with BAME communities

Discover resources for health and social care professionals working with people from black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, such as translated information, examples of good practice and outreach projects.

Available resources

This is a live resource and will be updated as new sources are identified.  To request a resource be added please email [email protected]

This page and resources have been developed in partnership with the London Dementia Clinical Network (NHS England). Most of this information has been produced by other organisations, and we do not vouch for the quality or accuracy of these, nor accept responsibility for the content of external websites.

Good practice and outreach projects

Getting help for forgetfulness

Skillsforcare - Dementia and diversity: A guide for leaders and managers

NIMHE - Mental Health Programme: Report of the community-led researcg project focusing on Gujarati-speaking elders' experiences, views and attitudes of mental health and mental health services in Harrow

Caring for Dementia: Exploring good practice on supporting South Asian carers through access to culturally competent service provision

The reminiscence teahouse


 


 

Translated resources

Inside the brain: An interactive tour (Arabic)

Inside the brain: An interactive tour (Chinese)

What is dementia? audio file (Punjabi)


 


 


 

Translated resources for anyone affected by dementia

We also have a number of translated publications we have produced for anyone affected by dementia.

Cognitive assessments

The Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) - available in many languages

General Practitioner Assessment of Cognition - available in Chinese

The Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale (RUDAS) - a short cognitive screening instrument designed to minimise the effects of cultural learning and language diversity on the assessment of baseline cognitive performance.

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Further reading