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United Multicultural Centre

The United Multi-Cultural Centre is a registered charity that has been in service now for twenty eight years. Our aim and objective is to integrate the community regardless of colour, creed or nationality. The primary goal for the UMCC is to deliver training and build on peoples skills and building their confidence enabling them to integrate into society. This is an opportunity for the community to get back into work and gain qualifications that they never had the courage to do before. Beneficiaries enjoy our welcoming and friendly atmosphere where they can learn with friends and family and purely enjoy the experience of learning.

Updated:
4 August 2015
Location:
Yorkshire and Humber
Local Alliances:
Rotherham Dementia Action Alliance, Yorkshire & Humber Dementia Action Alliance

1. Action Plan

1. The National Dementia Declaration lists seven outcomes that the DAA are seeking to achieve for people with dementia and their carers. How would you describe your organisation’s role in delivering better outcomes for people with dementia and their carers?

United Multi Cultural Centre is a community based organisation the work we do with a wide range of cultures can help to bring information about dementia into the lives of the people we engage with .building on the knowledge and information provided many different minority groups.

Our centre offers a range of groups and educational opertunities to help prevent social  isolation and cascade knowledge and informtion .

Our passion is to work with others to be as affective as possible in the work we carry out .

We welcome the opertunity to work with RDAA to improve the services provided for people with dementia and their carers in all minority groups in Rotherham

2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?

Exploring cascading knowledge about dementia amongst a range of cultures .Encouraging acceptace of a need for a diagnosis and families acknowledging that there is more to dementia than simply getting old .

Working to bridging the language gaps using as many existing resources as possible .

Encouraging partnership working

 

Member website

http://www.umcc.org.uk/

2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness

    We ensure that our staff have dementia awareness training and make use of the proffessional training provided by RMBC

    We will source more information sessions for our service users widening their knowledge and awareness

    Status:
    Planning
  • Signposting and Provision of Information

    We will use our links with the unity centre and Alzheimer’s Society to sign post people to relevant services We will engage with the bilingual Dementia Support worker employed by Alzheimer’s Society Rotherham.We will make use of the translated information and DVD to raise awareness  

    Status:
    Planning
  • Aim to try and improve diagnosis rates within minority groups

    We will encourage people who are worried about their memories to go to the Gp’s and where appropriate get a diagnosis of dementia  

    Status:
    Being implemented