Please see the Cardiff & Vale Action for Mental Health website for some limited information on getting help in languages other than English.
OTHER ORGANISATIONS OFFERING INFORMATION AND ADVICE IN LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH
Alzheimer's Disease International - provides access to information on Dementia in 33 languages on it's website - www.alz.co.uk - via it's links to other national Alzheimer's Society sites. Languages include Welsh.
Alzheimer's Society - provides a number of popular factsheets (listed below) that have been translated into Tamil , Gujariti, Bengali, Punjabi, Somali, Urdu, Arabic, French, Polish and Chinese and will be available to download from the website. They will not be printed.
400 What is dementia?
401 What is Alzheimer's disease?
425 How the GP can help
426 Diagnosis and assessment
445 Counselling: how can it help?
458 Progression of dementia
460 Mental Capacity Act 2005
467 Financial and legal affairs
472 Enduring power of attorney and lasting powers of attorney
509 Dealing with aggressive behaviour
524 Understanding and respecting the person with dementia
In addition click here for the factsheets currently available in Welsh
Tel: 020 7423 3500 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mental Health and Other Useful Information
As part of Mind's continuing commitment to make its services more accessible, culturally sensitive and relevant to Black and minority ethnic communities, an exchange of information on mental health issues in translation, with other organisations has continuously taken place.
They have an extensive resource list of information available on their website. The purpose of which is to hopefully provide some useful contacts for people wanting to obtain information about mental health in languages other than English. 39 languages available including Welsh. Visit www.mind.org.uk/information/factsheets/diversity
The Carers Centre exists to provide information, support, advice and advocacy for all carers. Languages spoken at the Carers Centre are English, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Sylheti, Bengali and Somali. Loop system available. Telephone 029 2022 1421 Monday – Friday, 10am-4pm.
Finally, the following agencies are able to access an interpretation service where required: