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BEMSCA Services

BEMSCA is a charitable organization dedicated to improving the lives of older members of the Caribbean, Asian and Chinese communities within Bath and North East Somerset


❤️Bath Ethnic Minority Senior Citizens Association
💛Supporting older members from ethnic minority groups
💚A place where elders can meet and socialize

Community Needs

There are a variety of services for older people in Bath & North East Somerset. BEMSCA is the only organization working solely with senior members of the black and other minority ethnic citizens, offering a unique understanding of their cultural, dietary and language needs.


Additional aims include:

  • To ensure the individual needs of isolated Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) senior citizens in Bath & North East Somerset (B&NES) are met in culturally sensitive ways to promote independent and healthy living.

  • To increase awareness of health issue and choices, healthy eating and opportunities to be active, and providing a stimulating learning and fun environment.

  • To increase awareness of available statutory and voluntary service provision.

  • To offer information and advice, translated and interpreting in users’ languages.

  • To increase the awareness of the needs of BME older people in order that services are responsive.

  • To provide support referral services and offer home / hospital visits.

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