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21 May 2019

Ageing Equally? small research projects

We are happy to announce that the following organisations have been selected by our Equalities Board to deliver five smaller research projects, as part of Ageing Equally?:


  • Ethnic Health Forum in Manchester is researching the barriers to accessing services for older people in the Kuwaiti Bedoun community in Central Manchester wards


  • Europia in Manchester is researching the assets and skills of Polish people aged 50+ in Greater Manchester


  • St George’s Centre in Bolton is researching what makes an age-friendly neighbourhood for older people with long term mental illness who live in the BL1 postcode area


  • Visible Outcomes in Salford is researching what makes an age-friendly neighbourhood for refugees and asylum seekers over 50 years old who live in Salford


  • Wai Yin in Manchester is researching how Chinese older people, especially disabled people and those who speak different community languages, can grow old and happy


These organisations will be supported by our Equalities Board based at the LGBT Foundation.


Up to ten organisations have been selected to deliver a larger research project - stay tuned for an announcedment shortly. 


Ageing Equally? is a research project focusing on what makes a good place in which to grow older for people who belong to minority communities. Click here to read more about the project.