What we do?
- Wellbeing Café supports people diagnosed or living with dementia advice and information on dementia and mental health provided by health and social care services
- Supporting Young People into Media Industry project by providing module programmes to give an in-depth discovery into practical work skills and confidence in employment, book keeping, media skills and community engagement
- Engaging BAME Online Covid-19 project to offer new online bilingual support, advice, information, opportunities and connect services with BAME communities during this pandemic and to build online community through our Community Podcast
- Conducted a Survey Questionnaire is to understand the impact of COVID-19 on BAME communities diagnosed or living with Dementia and their carers, make recommendations to Stakeholders and improve our methods to support the data.
- Community Creative Media project to develop and provide activities online and use our media resources to its full capacity
- As an Approved Training Centre, we provide Entry Level to Level 3 Accredited Courses, including Online Courses through Open Awards
Qawwali Music Fusion project to bring together local Sufi artists in fusion performance with local western musicians to exchange knowledge and skills of different traditions to make the music richer
- Providing work placement at CWTC to support young people and adults to enhance their transferrable skills for further education and employment
- Established new Social Prescribing Programme
- Organise events on arts for mental health awareness for the diverse communities
- Development and translation of Urdu materials to support learning for South Asian communities
- Established CWTC Community Podcast
- Established Online CWTV Community Channel to promote local issues, health and wellbeing, art and culture, education, training and experiences
- Established CWTC YouTube Channel to provide information, feedback of service users, create awareness and attract new audiences.
What has helped the community?
Project monitoring reports have identified the importance of having available bilingual resources that are built into project delivery is integral to making an impact within BAME communities.
Our feedback and evaluation have helped to:
- Create a greater understanding of living with dementia and mental health within BAME communities
- gain confidence from training to take into jobs
- increased confident through digital inclusion
- Improve individual self-awareness
- Increased referral opportunities
- Increase opportunities for artistic engagement
- Be a place of contact advice and support.
- Increased the opportunity for community members to gain confidence and the ability to express themselves in a safe and friendly environment.