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  • Phase 2: Care and Support Specialised Housing Fund (CASSH)Resource - Added on 17/02/2015
    Administered by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and the Greater London Authority (GLA) in London, Phase 2 of the Department of Health's CASSH Fund was announced in February 2015 at the Housing LIN annual conference. £115 million over three years has been set aside to improve the range of housing choices for disabled and older people, including a greater tenure diversity and to support the construction of a small number of housing projects for people with mental health problems or learning disabilities.
  • Integration that works: An evaluation of Tile HouseResource - Added on 30/01/2015
    This paper evaluates One Housing Group's Care Support Plus model at Tile House, Camden, a scheme providing care and support to people with complex mental health problems in conjunction with Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust. The evaluation found that services at Tile House have:helped save the NHS nearly £900,000 since the scheme opened in 2012, freed-up hospital beds by reducing the number of admissions and length of overall patient stays in hospital, and supported people with complex needs to build up their confidence, live independently, and improve their health and quality of life.
  • Housing and Mental HealthResource - Added on 01/01/2015
    This user-friendly booklet from Mind is for anyone living with a mental health problem who wants information about housing options. Set out in two section, it provides explains why housing matters and provides an overview of the different types of accommodation available, including care & support arrangements and crisis accommodation.
  • Winterbourne View - Time for ChangeResource - Added on 07/12/2014
    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 09/09/2014
    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 07/05/2014
    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 01/05/2014
    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 18/02/2014
    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 18/02/2014
    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 19/12/2013
    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.

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