Participating Organisation:

  • Asian Association of Chesterfield and North Derbyshire.


Project Objective:

  • Work with members of the targeted BME community to increase their understanding of the availability of carers support services.
  • Improve the health and wellbeing of BME Carers.
  • Increase the understanding of the services provided by Derbyshire Carers Association on the needs of carers from the targeted BME community.
  • Increase the understanding of Derbyshire Carers Association & commissioners on the needs of carers from the targeted BME community.

Service Outcomes:

  • Improve social inclusion of BME Carers.
  • Improve the health and wellbeing of BME Carers.
  • Targeted BME Community members have an understanding of the Carers agenda.
  • Carers have a better experience of accessing Carer Services.
  • Carers have access to information in appropriate community language.

Service Output:

  • Continue to support existing identified carers from the targeted BME community.
  • Identify new carers from the targeted BME community, give ongoing support and encourage them to register with
    their GPs as carers in partnership with Derbyshire Carers Association
  • Encourage existing and new carers to apply for Carers Allowance Entitlement with support from DCA
  • Ensure and support existing and new carers from the targeted BME community to be registered for the Carers Emergency Card Scheme
    in partnership with Derbyshire Carers Association.

Service Condition:

  • The participating organisation must send representative(s) to attend all the bi-monthly Derbyshire County Council's BME planning meetings
    to share progress and exchange information with other participating organisations in the BME Carers Project

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Tel: 01246 297452
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