- NHS - Health Education England
- Director Ben Cambell
- Art Director Angel Parmar
Understanding the cultural heritage of individuals living with dementia, enables high quality, safe, person centred care that focuses on the individual rather than the disease, and an understanding of challenges that may be rooted in a person’s cultural background.
‘Finding Patience’ opens the door for health and care professionals to start talking about cultural sensitivities that may result in a reluctance to come forward and talk about concerns. It aims to encourage health and care professionals to break down barriers in order to reach people who may otherwise go undiagnosed or struggle in isolation to provide care within family units. It is also a resource for the African Caribbean community to help raise awareness and reduce some of the stigma surrounding dementia and encourage those who may have concerns about either themselves or a family member to seek early support.