This accessible five minute film provides a simple but authoritative overview of qualifying patients’ right to independent mental health advocacy. It also covers how advocates can help and what the benefits are for people who use services.
Access to services resources and services
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Fair Access to Care Services: a guide about prioritising eligibility for care and support
This film for commissioners of services for disabled children and young people focuses on an innovative approach to widening access to leisure services and equipment. The film examines how universal services can be effectively upgraded to improve outcomes for disabled children and young people.
This film for care workers who come into contact with gypsy travellers introduces Henry Chapman, a gypsy who is now a care worker mainly with rural gypsy communities. He helps families with land disputes, eviction and health issues. He talks about how his background brings empathy and understanding to his work.
This film for disabled people and care workers who support them shows Anne, a disabled person, travelling around London by taxi and bus. She discusses the issues involved in employing personal assistants and her own work to counter misguided cultural perceptions of disabled people and bring about positive change.
The mental health and wellbeing of children and adults in families where a parent has a mental health problem are closely linked. Not all families need health and social care services. However, those that do often struggle to get accessible and effective support that addresses children’s needs and recognises the parental responsibilities of many adults with mental health problems.
Guidance on providing effective transitions between child and adult mental health services.
This At a glance briefing outlines good practice for staff working with young people with mental health problems who may need to move from one service to another.
This summary explains how services can improve access to care for people with autism and meet the requirements of the Department of Health's Autism Strategy.
This At a glance summary looks at good practice in social care for refugees and asylum seekers. It is primarily aimed at service commissioners and providers working in local authorities in children’s and adults’ services
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