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Skills for Care's Moving Up BAME programme supports aspiring social care leaders from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds to step up and establish themselves within senior management roles. Click here to find out more.

From the CareKnowledge website, a paper which explores the equalities’ dimension of falls prevention services in light of the Equality Act 2010 and its protected characteristics. Click here.

Although there is a strong evidence base identifying the housing and health challenges facing older people, this evidence base often fails to pick up in detail the emerging needs among older Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities. A case study from BME Elders Housing and Health Promotion Project. Click here.

The UK is home to an estimated 1.2 million older lesbian and gay people, yet they are an invisible population and rarely acknowledged by service providers and commissioners, according to The National Care Forum.

The Older People Services Development project has produced multilingual advice on healthy eating in response to an extensive consultation that shows BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) older people can face barriers to accessing information on diet and lifestyle.

Only a handful of more than 200 adult and children’s hospices in the UK have Muslim patients, reflecting “a perception that hospices aren’t really for us”, according to a report in The Guardian.

Article from The Guardian - Britain is embracing diversity. So why are people with disabilities still excluded?

Camden Council has become the first organisation in the world to independently analyse the pay gap in its workforce by gender, disability and ethnicity reports Public Sector Executive.

There is 'too much’ inequality across health and social care, finds the CQC in its annual equality information report Equal Measures published in March 2015.

Contracts and commissioning: what’s happening to social care services for black and minority ethnic older people - from CareKnowledge.

The UN investigates the UK for abuse of disability rights - SCIE newsdesk.

Age equality and older people's experiences of health and care -  SCIE newsdesk.