CAME Women and Girls Development Organisation is one of the BAME women’s group working with multicultural community groups in Ealing. We have an unparalleled reach to all parts of our community, including so- called hard to reach communities, with over 500 clients.
We, together with our partner Neighborly Care Southall have experience of working across the borough providing services for older people and disadvantaged adults with complex needs, frail elderly and people with dementia. Within that client base we offer daily services – support , skills training, respite, befriending support – to large numbers of carers integrated with our wide range of services.
Similar support is offered to people with dementia and their carers extending their independence and ability to live at home. The majority of our clients are people with mild to moderate mental health conditions – with whom we have achieved great success in managing and improving their conditions.
Our health and wellbeing programmes are extensive and delivered daily both from our central location and from satellite mini hubs across the area – they include Health Promotion Talks, Health Walks, Exercise groups and balance classes, Mens Health Groups, Womens Health Groups, Health Monitoring Checks and Personal Health Plans, Addressing Health Inequalities via English Language teaching, Smoking Cessation Groups, Peer Group Hospital Support group.
Together with our partner Neighborly care Southall, we have an outstanding record on health campaigns and directed projects– a four month diabetes campaign recruited 70 local community health volunteers and risk assessed 4,500 Ealing residents for diabetes, our befriending project recruited 200 befriender volunteers and befriends over 200 of Ealing’s socially isolated older people, our mental health project working with Ealing’s African communities with dependence upon khat has over 450 clients, our jobs clubs for young unemployed, carers, the retired, and people with physical and mental health conditions provides skills training and job search (our recent jobs fair had over 500 participants), our support for people with learning disabilities has brought groups of 40 people integrated into our daily activities for over two years, we have worked for many years to integrate people with sensory impairment into our inclusive environment and we run programmes of cognitive therapy for clients with mental health conditions, and we have a long record of working with womens groups with regular womens only days in our satellite hubs and facilitate 10 womens groups and mainstreams organisations around the issue of FGM and Breast ironing.
Our activities: Are designed with positive expectations to produce outcomes enabling and supporting older people to live independent lives in the community. The activities will lead to –