The ‘Bangladeshi Parents and Carers Association’ (BPCA), was formed in 1998 and is a specialist voluntary organisation working with people with multiple disabilities. A humble beginning with Bangladeshi families led project working in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets which now provides day care facilities for dependency users. Today BPCA has become one of the largest Day Care Centres in the Voluntary Sector in Tower Hamlets, with a new Day Care Centre opened (2013) in Newham. BPCA employs full time and part time staff and has a number of Apprentices and Volunteers. It is moving to the forefront of delivering quality culturally specialist services that meets the needs and helps improve the quality of life for people with learning disabilities and their families from all backgrounds.
The Services provided by BPCA are tailor made to meet the changing needs of the Service User as it is delivered in the most professional manner. BPCA is committed to provide a learning, working and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all its members are respected. Our Services and Activities are designed to help greater involvement of those who are disabled and their parents, carers or guardians.
BPCA is dedicated to providing equal opportunities in all service activity delivery and prohibiting discrimination based upon protected group status. Equal opportunity in service delivery means: equal access to all our services, whether community or centre based. Equal benefits from services and equal treatment within the system. Furthermore BPCA is committed to equal benefits from services and equal treatment within the system. Furthermore BPCA is committed to equality of opportunity in its user admission as well as employment practices regardless of colour, creed, ethnic or national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, political affiliation, those with HIV status, sexual orientation etc.
We provide culturally appropriate day service for people with Learning, Physical and sensory disabilities. We provide variety education, social and leisure activity. We have a fully equipped day centre with ICT training facilty, state of the sensory room, arts and craft work shop and multipurpose activity rooms. We also provide community based activities, residential programme and a variety of recreational and leisure activities.
Adults with learning, physical and sensory disabilities. Adults from the Local Community, Bangladeshi and other Minority and Ethnic Communities.
Services provided by the BPCA are tailor made to meet the changing needs of the clients as it is delivered in the most professional manner. BPCA is committed to provide a learning, working and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all its members are respected. Our services are designed to help greater involvement of those who are disabled and their parents, carers or guardians.
All Staff have NVQ qualifications in care. Senior staffs have higher level training on the learning Disability Award Frame work (LDAF, Level 2, 3 and 4). Ongoing training and support is provided for all new staff. Regular supervision is provided to all members of staff. Appraisals and staff meetings are held regularly.
Mr Anwar Ali (Chairperson)
Mrs Saleha Khanom (Trustee)
Mr Abdul Bari (Treasurer)
Mr Tony Hardie (Trustee)
Mr Anwar Ali (Trustee)
Mrs Jubeda Khatun (Trustee)
Mrs Jakia Sultana Jasmin (Trustee)
Mr Akkas Ullah Miah (Trustee)