This course, Meeting minority needs, will help you understand how it is possible to meet the needs of a particular minority community: the Chinese who live in Northern Ireland.
IntroductionThe audio clips will give you an opportunity to listen to some first-hand experiences and discover some of the problems that this community is facing. You will also hear about the needs of the community in terms of care and support, particularly in terms of meeting the needs of older Chinese inhabitants. The audio file was recorded in 2000. Participants in the audio program:
- Helen Robinson is the presenter;
- Anna Watson is the director of the Chinese Welfare Association, Northern Ireland;
- Lily Braid is a member of the Chinese Welfare Association, Northern Ireland;
- Al is a member of a Chinese family in Northern Ireland. Al requested that a pseudonym be used for him to protect his family's privacy.
Course learning outcomesAfter studying this course, you should be able to:
- Understand how minority communities require different types of support from caring agencies.
- The Chinese Welfare Association’s Carer Support Project, Belfast 00:20:00
- Background to the Annual Report of the Chinese Welfare Association (1998) 00:15:00
- Audio and activity 00:20:00
About the instructor
Open University UK