2009
DOI: 10.1108/17570980200900008
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A Race Equality Foundation Briefing Paper

Abstract: Older people from black and minority ethnic groups continue to receive poorer treatment from health and social care services; they are also often underrepresented among those using services.2 Barriers to accessing services include lack of information, language difficulties, and differing expectations about how services can help.3 Stereotyped assumptions on the part of professionals may also act as a barrier to service use.4 There is a growing body of evidence about what older people from black and minority eth… Show more

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“…Long-term conditions (also known as chronic conditions) are health conditions that are currently uncurable and consequently are managed with medication and other therapies (e.g., cardiovascular disease, diabetes and depression) [ 1 , 2 ]. In the UK, it is estimated that between 23% and 27% of the population live with two or more long-term conditions, and this number is expected to rise in the coming decades [ 2 , 3 , 4 ].…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Long-term conditions (also known as chronic conditions) are health conditions that are currently uncurable and consequently are managed with medication and other therapies (e.g., cardiovascular disease, diabetes and depression) [ 1 , 2 ]. In the UK, it is estimated that between 23% and 27% of the population live with two or more long-term conditions, and this number is expected to rise in the coming decades [ 2 , 3 , 4 ].…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Long□term conditions (e.g. chronic kidney disease, hypertension and depression) are health conditions that are currently not curable and can only be managed with medication or other therapies [1, 2]. One in four primary care patients in the United Kingdom (UK) have multiple long-term health conditions (MLTCs) i.e.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%