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On the Margins: An audit tool for Minority Ethnic Carers

This Audit Tool has been developed to support the statutory sector in its work with Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) carers. It provides both practical tools and resources to support the change process and build a greater awareness and understanding of cultural competence as the framework through which change can be delivered. The Audit Tool also provides a means of assisting the private, public and voluntary sectors to meet its legal obligations under the Equality Act 2010

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Two Sides of the Same Story

Two Sides of the Same Story is a unique cartoon book, highlighting and challenging some of the negative attitudes that can prevent Gypsy/Travellers from accessing support services.

The book was borne from MECOPP's recent research exploring the take-up of Self-Directed Support (SDS) among the Gypsy/Traveller community. The research uncovered a number of barriers preventing Gypsy/Travellers from accessing information, and taking-up SDS, not least of which are unhelpful assumptions and a real lack of understanding of Gypsy/Traveller culture among service providers.

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