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Reaching Out to People With Learning Disabilities and Their Families from BME Communities.

Richard Poxton, et al.

Foundation for People With Learning Disabilities, 2012

The Reaching out to families project set out to find new ways of addressing the inequalities that people with learning disabilities from Black and Minority Ethnic Communities (BME) and their families experience in health and social care. The project paid particular attention to the role of third sector organisations and used action learning techniques to identify good practice.

This report is accompanied by two pieces of guidance. The first, on culturally competent practice can be downloaded here, and the second, on culturally competent planning, here.

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