The ME60+ Project aims to support people aged 60+ from minority ethnic communities in Fife. The project started in July 2020, initially as a pilot project in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
This project is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund.
We provide 1-to-1 support including:
Do you or anyone you know need help? You can complete our form below:
Or contact us:
- Phone: 01592 645310
- Text: 07800 005834
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: 07881 925301
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Phone: 07826 753539
- E-mail: Otilia@centreforequalities.org.uk
Urdu / Punjabi
- Phone: 07827 405915
- Email: Mamoona@centreforequalities.org.uk
Check out our Engage, Support and Share report below to find out what we learned during the project so far.
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While our Operational Assistants are working part-time, you can contact the main office Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 17:00.
We help minority ethnic 60+ people access key health and social care services through:
- Assist in setting up appointments with suitable GP practices.
- Provide regular information around available social care packages.
- Refer to appropriate organisations that specialise in social care.
Examples of the support we provide:
ME60+ Case Study 3: Accessing Home Care
“Mrs G is of Asian origin and has been referred to the project by a family member. After the care provider the client has been with for several years decided they will no longer offer assistance in the client’s area, Mrs G’s social worker and her family struggled with finding a suitable carer…”
ME60+ Case Study 2: Accessing Personal Care
“Mrs M is of Asian origin and has been the primary carer of her husband since they moved to Scotland. Her husband was diagnosed with several physical and mental health conditions which limited his physical movement, subsequently making him largely dependent on Mrs M’s care…”
ME60+ Case Study 1: Befriending for Minority Ethnic Older People in Fife
“Mr. C and his experience of looking for a befriender in Fife: Mr. C, referred to the project by a family member, is one of the clients seeking befriending support. Mr. C is of Eastern-European origin and has recently struggled to engage with others and has not had as much social interaction as he used …”