This is list shows the topics and resources tagged using 'mental health'.
- Winterbourne View - Time for ChangeResource - Added on
This report by the Transforming Care and Commissioning Steering Group makes a number of recommendations for transforming the commissioning of services for people with learning disabilities and/or autism.
It recognises that capital investment in housing is required to both adapt and improve the quality of existing accommodation and create opportunities to develop new accommodation that facilitates community-based support.
- No Assumptions: A Narrative for Personalised, Coordinated Care and Support in Mental HealthResource - Added on
This report by National Voices and Think Local Act Personal calls for more personalised, coordinated care in mental health services; in particular, that they consider "who I am, what's important to me, how I wish to be supported and how people behave with me".
It describes the critical outcomes and success factors in the care, support and treatment of people who use mental health services, from their perspective.
- Partnerships with health to improve housing and mental healthResource - Added on
This briefing under the NHF's Connecting Housing and Health set of papers, provides: an update on current challenges and opportunities working with NHS providers in relation to mental health services.
It offers insight into the priorities for health commissioners and NHS providers in developing crisis and recovery services in mental health, outlining different approaches housing associations can take to develop an offer to NHS providers.
- The Unhealthy State of Homelessness: health audit results 2014Resource - Added on
Research published Homeless Link shows that the proportion of homeless people in England reporting some form of physical and mental health problem is at least double that of the general population, and many are not getting the right help.
Using data from more than 2,500 homeless people, 'The Unhealthy State of Homelessness' reveals that over 7 in 10 homeless people suffer from one or more physical health problem, and an even higher proportion report having a mental health issue.
- Bringing care home: promoting independence through integrated workingResource - Added on
The way care and support is delivered at home makes a real difference to the ability of older people and those with complex needs to lead independent lives, whatever their housing setting.
These short films, jointly commissioned with Skills for Care, powerfully demonstrate how housing, care and support staff in three different organisations skilfully work to respond to the needs and wishes of residents and clients to deliver tailored care and support across a range of homely environments.
- Hana Mews: housing scheme with on-site support for people with long-term mental illnessResource - Added on
This film, made by the Housing Learning and Improvement Network and Skills for Care, looks at how adult care and housing can integrate their work.
This video looks at how the onsite Family Mosaic team work with people with enduring mental health issues at Hana Mews in the London Borough of Hackney.
- Mental Health DashboardResource - Added on
The Department of Health have published a 'dashboard' which rings together mental health outcomes data to show progress made against the objectives set out in their 2011 strategy, 'No health, without mental health'.
It states that after a decline in the 2000's homelessness figures are starting to rise and that housing organisations, service commissioners and providers, have a key role in working with NHS organisations to provide integrated support for people with mental health problems.
- Dorset County Council Mental Health Housing and Support Strategy for 2013 - 2016Resource - Added on
The purpose of this strategy is to set out how Dorset County Council in conjunction with its key partners and stakeholders can improve existing, and commission new or remodelled housing and support services to meet the health and social care needs of people with mental health problems.
The Strategy will seek to prevent homelessness and enable people with mental health needs to live in settled accommodation and promote mental well-being, reduce discrimination and social exclusion.
- Health and housing: worlds apart? - Housing care and support solutions to health challengesResource - Added on
This report by the National Housing Federation sets the policy context for joint work between housing and health, has case studies about the health impact of housing support and has detailed information and case studies about mental heath care pathways and housing initiatives.
- No health without mental health: implementation frameworkResource - Added on
This framework includes a section highlighting what housing organisations can do to support people with mental health problems and housing needs.
In particular, it states housing service commissioners and providers have a key role in improving mental health outcomes - providing both settled housing and the services people need to maintain their homes as independently as possible.