Older people from Asian communities in Leicestershire executive summary of a research report to Leicestershire Social Services by Nick Jewson

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StatementNick Jewson, Syd Jeffers & Virinder S. Kalra.
ContributionsJeffers, Syd., Kalra, Virinder S., University of Leicester. Ethnicity Research Centre., Leicestershire (England). County Council. Social Services Department.
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Volunteering for an organisation that supports older people is a key way of helping a lonely or socially isolated older person. Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (£10,) Exploring South Asian young people perspectives on healthy eating, eating disorders and access to services (CI) EU Lifelong Learning programme – Developing web-based training modules for professionals.

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Margaret can be contacted at [email protected]: Margaret Manning. Age UK Nottingham & Nottinghamshire is the largest independent local charity providing direct services to older people from all communities and backgrounds in the City and County.

As part of a family of over Age UK and Age Concern charities we work on a local level for local older people. Information on activities for adults and older people. What are the benefits of getting involved in the community.

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