Approaching Multi-ethnicity and Dementia in Education and Work   The number of people suffering from dementia and needing care is constantly increasing. In many countries in Europe, this challenge is combined with the challenge of handling multi-culturality and multi-ethnicity amongst care staff, the residents at care homes and the elderly receiving home care – and…

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Ms Susanne Sevin has been the manager of “LOTUS”

SOSU Interviews “Lotus”, a multi-ethnic nursing home in Aarhus, Denmark All partners in the I-CARE project have been carrying out interviews in the social and health care sector to get a better understanding of intercultural competences needed by staff in order to be able to care for all patients effectively. The interviews undertaken the Danish…

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80 In-depth Interviews provide a better understanding of Intercultural Competence in the Social and Healthcare Sector Which intercultural competences are needed in the social and healthcare sector today? What kind of difficulties do social and healthcare workers face daily when dealing with cultural diversity amongst patients? What are the most important areas to learn about…

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The World Health Organisation has long noted that “language can be a barrier to accessing relevant and high quality health information and delivering appropriate health care”. Numerous studies have shown poor intercultural communication in healthcare settings can have devastating consequences, and – especially in stressful situations such as during the Coronavirus pandemic – even people…

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