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Access for Black, Asian  and Minority Ethnic EldersAge UK Lewisham and Southwark   Jennifer Werner and Chithmini De Silva
BackgroundOlder people in Lewisham and Southwark       informed us that they feel:         • Undervalued         • Unhealt...
Outcomes240 older people:•Empowered and informed to make/take decisions and voice their choices•Increased levels of physic...
Person Centred Planning is…A set of tools and approaches that can beused to plan support with someone ratherthan for them....
Gathering rich      Gathering richinformation using person information using person      centred tools       centred tools...
What is important to Remi                                          How best to support Remi•   My children, I have two son...
Successstories
“I didn’t know I still“I didn’t know I still  wanted to do so  wanted to do so    many things”    many things”    “It feel...
What the families say...“..it taught me not to    “This has enabled her                          “This has enabled her    ...
Access for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Elders        Contact us viabamesupport@ageuklands.org.uk        020 7358 4070
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Age UK Lewisham and Southwark - Social care and disability

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Grandparenting, intergenerational care slides presented at the Ageing and Ethnicity conference which took place on the 13th December 2012. The conference was co-hosted by Age UK and Runnymede.

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Age UK Lewisham and Southwark - Social care and disability

  1. 1. Access for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic EldersAge UK Lewisham and Southwark Jennifer Werner and Chithmini De Silva
  2. 2. BackgroundOlder people in Lewisham and Southwark informed us that they feel: • Undervalued • Unhealthy • Uninformed • Disempowered • Excluded
  3. 3. Outcomes240 older people:•Empowered and informed to make/take decisions and voice their choices•Increased levels of physical activity•Increased levels of enjoyment and social activity•Connected with their communities and have active social networks60 volunteers:•Will have gained new skills and increase their confidence leading toincreased employability and better life chances
  4. 4. Person Centred Planning is…A set of tools and approaches that can beused to plan support with someone ratherthan for them. It is a process of continuallistening and learning that focuses on what is important to someone now and in the future.
  5. 5. Gathering rich Gathering richinformation using person information using person centred tools centred tools One Page Profile One Page Profile Working/Not working Working/Not working Action Planning Action Planning
  6. 6. What is important to Remi How best to support Remi• My children, I have two sons and one • Do not call me SIR!! daughter • My memory is not what it used to be, I• My family history, I have been through sometimes forget names but I am good a lot in my life. I am normally a private with faces, don’t be offended if I don’t person but I might share a little of my remember your name • If you are coming to visit me, call the day life story… listen! before to remind me and again before you• My physical health, keeping active and arrive to warn me so I can be ready on maintaining good circulation to keep time mobile, I want to remain independent • Knock on the door and step back so I can• My mental health, having stimulating see you from the window conversation and keeping in control of • Ask me if I would like to take part in any the things happening around me Remi’s Gifts and activities or programmes, I like to have Talents some variety• Being able to sort things out in my • I use my trolley for balance when I am home at my own pace, I know there is Good walking, I prefer this to a walking stick as it a lot to do but I really value my communicator has weight. I can use a stick too so ask belongings, they all have a lot of me if I am needed to memories attached Creative • Sit and talk with me, I am a reserved person with a cheeky side!• Being able to go out shopping, go to • Give me information in writing and ask me the bank and post office when I need Resilient to put any meeting dates onto my calendar to, I like having control over my so I can check what is happening during dealings Adventurous the week• Seeing people I know on the street, it • I attend St Mauritius House on a Monday makes me feel good to know I am Flexible and Friday, my meals on wheels are known by my neighbours delivered to my home on other days Friendly between 12pm-1.30pm, support me by• My friendship with Eddie and June reminding me not to go out during that across the road, they look out for me time Wise
  7. 7. Successstories
  8. 8. “I didn’t know I still“I didn’t know I still wanted to do so wanted to do so many things” many things” “It feels nice to tell “It feels nice to tell my story and have my story and have someone listen” someone listen”“I enjoyed the visits“I enjoyed the visits and having the and having theopportunity to beginopportunity to beginto enjoy socialisingto enjoy socialising again” again”
  9. 9. What the families say...“..it taught me not to “This has enabled her “This has enabled her presume anything to confront her to confront her problems & reflect problems & reflect about who she is or upon what is really upon what is really how she perceives important to her to important to her tothings. Mum has plenty maintain harmony in maintain harmony in of wishes and dreams the family” the family” and this made me realise that so much more is not onlypossible but essential”
  10. 10. Access for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Elders Contact us viabamesupport@ageuklands.org.uk 020 7358 4070

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