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Better Health:Race Equality Foundation

Better Health:Race Equality Foundation

Towards race equality in advocacy services for people with learning disaibilities form black and minority ethnic communities

People with learning disabilities from black and minority ethnic communities have long been recognised as one
of a handful of social groups who are ‘least often heard and most often excluded’ (DH, 2009, p. 14) and they
are almost always under-represented in the client base of both voluntary and statutory service providers
(Mencap, 2009). Their experience, and that of their families who care for them, has certain distinguishing

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