Author: Think Local Act Personal
Resource Type: Report
Categories: Communities and social prescribing, Health inequalities, Person-centred care
Publishing body: Voluntary, community and social enterprise
What does good personalised community-based care and support looks like for people in ethnically diverse communities? This report aims to find good examples of personalised care and community-based support for people from ethnically diverse communities. It features 14 organisations around England offering services for different cohorts of people.
TLAP commissioned this project to find examples of promising practice that demonstrate what good personalised community-based care and support looks like for people in ethnically diverse communities. Fourteen organisations across England feature in this report, offering a wide range of support and services in particular groups and communities.
The examples demonstrate core aspects of what good personalised care and support can look like for people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority communities. This includes: focusing on the whole person: understanding and working with cultural complexity; providing flexible and creative responses; building capacity within the community; and being committed to supporting learning and development for the people supported and their wider networks – all underpinned by an understanding of and sensitivity to cultural diversity.
The report showcases examples of organisations and individuals’ experience, and should serve as a useful resource for commissioners and funders to integrate some of these ideas into their own practice.