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Individuals may quote from the publications provided that they cite as a reference - the author, title, PRIAE when the acknowledge the source of the material quoted. No individual quotation should exceed 400 words, and that the total material quoted should not exceed 800 words.

Health and Social Care

Landmark report on minority ethnic elders perspectives on long term care for the Royal Commission

 Largest European research to date in the area  MEC: Minority Elderly Care with country profiles, research summaries and press articles and television, Channel 4 coverage

MEC Ten Country Profiles (2003): An authoritative reference guide providing comprehensive information on the position of minority ethnic groups followed by specific demographics, socio-economic and health indicators, policy in care and welfare areas, provision of care services and responses by mainstream and BME organisations towards the care of ethnic elderly people in ten European countries the UK, France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Finland, Hungary, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia and Switzerland:Individuals may quote from the publications provided that they cite as a reference the author, title, PRIAE when they acknowledge the source of the material quoted. No individual quotation should exceed 400 words, and that the total material quoted should not exceed 800 words.

MEC Minority Elderly European Research Results of primary research which involved 3,000 elders from 26 ethnic groups, 900 care professionals, 312 voluntary organisations across 10 European countries

Mental Health of Minority Ethnic Elders in the UK and across Europe -

Major European Initiative in Mental Health in Dementia: referred to as 'impressive and authoritative' a first initiative in the area (1998+) to make an impact on policy (National Service Framework, UK) and across Europe:

PRIAE PALCOPE Palliative care, older people and ethnicity �Stories that Matter� Project - Three first of its kind publications regarding ethnic elders and palliative care, reflecting PRIAE�s central concerns to provide information and support to elders, families, professionals and policymakers


Hospital Care and Dignity 

Minority ethnic elders like all elders have use of hospital care. How do hospitals manage information, care and support to elders of diverse backgrounds. These three publications give specific insight into ethnic elder hospital care to help meet increasing demands of care as the number of ethnic elder population rise:

Organ Donation Black and Minority Ethnic Elders and Communities - Organ Donation presents various challenges and the two publications show the combination of information, communication and handling specific issues faced by elders and families can help address some of the challenges:

SCEES Securing Care for Ethnic Elders in Scotland- a major health initiative supported by Scottish Executive on ethnic elders in Scotland 2009:


Active Ageing and Well Being

The AIM Project - Ageing actively in minority communities - The project Activates, Inspires and Motivates (AIM) Project engages BME elders and promotes active ageing by advocating culturally sensitive physical activities. It builds on PRIAE's BAFTA launched film, Playing our part after 50, which showed ageing actively is something that BME elders do in different walks of life.Flyer on this exciting initiative to increase the physical activity of BME elders - (2MB PDF) and DVD Get Active Today:


Housing


Employment, Diversity and Pensions

Contribution of ethnic minority employees to UK Small and medium sized enterprises (CEMESME)  PRIAE in the CEMESME research has generated largest data on the subject to date.(Financial Times, 2007)


Citizenship and Participation


Consultation(s) Responses by PRIAE

PRIAE is often found to be the only organisation to speak up on BME elder issues at consultation stages in both national and on the European age policy agendas. References to BME elders are often ignored at stages of policy development and influence, thus making implementation harder to respond adequately to BME elders issues and needs. (PRIAE's director, voicing concern at the meeting at European Parliament 2004).

Here is a selection of consultation responses undertaken by PRIAE: