Improving access to services for minority ethnic communities
Raghu Raghavan Reader in disability, Mental health at the School of Health, Community and Education Studies, Northumbria University
Raghu Raghavan examines the changes needed to provide appropriate care for people from ethnically diverse backgrounds
This article explores ethnicity, cultural diversity and learning disability, focusing on the key issues and barriers for access and use of services. It highlights the need for all staff to develop cultural competence to ensure that services are able to meet the diverse needs of individuals and their families and carers.
Learning Disability Practice. 12, 7,14-18. doi: 10.7748/ldp2009.09.12.7.14.c7246