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Why don’t South Asian people access learning disability services as much as other groups in Kirklees?
Kirklees has a higher than national average number of ethnic minorities. These communities generally have lower interactions with services and for South Asian people with learning disabilities, this is further exacerbated since people with learning disabilities and their carers can be isolated socially and when it comes to accessing NHS or social care services.
Health and Social care inequalities for new migrant communities
Evidence shows that physical and mental health outcomes are worse for people who are not born within the UK.