This is list shows the topics and resources tagged using 'mental health'.
- 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.
- No Health without mental healthResource - Added on
Published in 2011, 'No health without mental health' is a cross-government strategy that sets a clear and compelling vision for improving mental health and wellbeing in England.
- Board Assurance Prompt - supporting vulnerable adultsResource - Added on
This report from Housing LIN in partnership with Nigel Appleton of Contact Consulting and the GGI (Good Governance Institute) focuses on the role of assisted living technology in social housing for vulnerable adults, is the third and final Board Assurance Prompt (BAP) from the Housing LIN.
It follows two previous BAPs (see links below), which examine the application of assisted living technologies in general needs and specialised housing for older people.
- Supporting recovery in mental healthResource - Added on
This briefing by MHN paper outlines eight core features that need to be put in place if personal health budgets in the NHS and personal budgets in social care are to support recovery.
- Mental health and homelessness: planning and delivering mental health services for homeless peopleResource - Added on
This briefing by NHS Confederation sets out the policy context around tackling homelessness and addressing the mental health needs of homeless people.
It also examines what considerations need to be made when planning, designing and delivering mental health services for homeless people and highlights examples of good practice.
- Housing and Mental HealthResource - Added on
This useful new briefing from the NHS Confederation Mental Health Network and the NHF Confederation explores the relationship between mental health and housing in the context of NHS reform.
Support with housing can improve the health of individuals and help reduce overall demand for health and social care services.
- NMHDU Mental Health FactfilesResource - Added on
The National Mental Health Development Unit has published a suite of Factfiles on a range of key issues in mental health, including on housing (No2 - available below).
They can all be downloaded from the NMHDU website at the external link below.