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African Carribean Carers

The African and Caribbean Career Group is a support group for African or African-Caribbean origin. We provide an outreach and support services specifically for African Caribbean people living in Luton. In collaboration with Lewsey Farm Learning Centre. Our services include: What we do; -Providing information, advice and advocacy -Health Promotion -Health talks on wellbeing and health living -Advice on healthy balanced food -Healthy cook and eat sessions -Benefit and Welfare advice - Befriending support in the community for older people and carers -Bereavement Support -Sign post informal carers to relevant agencies -Give emotional support

29 January 2019
East of England
Local Alliances:
Luton Dementia Action Alliance

1. Action Plan

Action 1;Provide support to carers; Personalised support for Carers: Carers will be able to access coffee mornings and drop in sessions where their needs can be assessed and supported in order to plan their own lives.

Action 2: Support carers to by healthy;

Supporting Carers to be healthy: By offering health checks, health promotion to raise awareness on health issues specific to African Caribbean communities

Factsheet risk factors for dementia.pdf

Reducing your risk of dementia

Action 3: Raise awareness about dementia

What we are going to do:

We offer and share information and raise awareness on relevant topics such as dementia, winter warmth, benefits, pension, healthy life style. It also offers bereavement counselling and advocacy

This included hosting a Dementia Friends Session on 25/11/16.

2. Actions