Supporting people living with frailty from South Asian backgrounds


The UK South Asian population experience poorer frailty health outcomes than the white British population, and are less likely to access targeted frailty services to seek support for their health and wellbeing. This project aims to explore how South Asian families whereby an elder is living with frailty perceive and experience frailty, and barriers and facilitators experienced by them when accessing frailty support and services.

The research aims to collaborate with stakeholders including South Asian older people, family members, and community and social care professionals, to develop practical interventions at a healthcare system level to reduce barriers and enable equitable access to frailty services, tailored to the specific support needs of South Asian communities.

Impact: To facilitate timely access to frailty services and improve health outcomes for South Asian families living with frailty.


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