This report summarises the findings from a research study which sought to explore how we can better broker constructive conversations with citizens to tackle wicked issues when implementing new models of care.
Mental health services resources and services
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Improving mental health support for our children and young people: Expert Working Group final report
The final report of an Expert Working Group was set up to ensure that the emotional wellbeing and mental health needs of children and young people in care are better met.
This film for adult and adolescent and child mental health services shows three young people describing their mental health problems and their transition to adult services. The film shows services managed by health include a transition clinic, and a peer support group and a counselling service run by social 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.
The majority of patients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 are eligible, under section 130 of the 2007 Act, to access Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA) services. However research has shown that less than half of those qualifying for an IMHA appear to be accessing them. This summary and flowchart provide the essential information needed to implement an open access policy. Open access means qualifying patients are automatically referred to IMHA services unless they object. This approach has implications for IMHA service capacity; resourcing; consent and confidentiality. This summary of how to implement an open access process for IMHA services should be considered in conjunction with the Improving Open Access to IMHA flowchart.
This film for health, mental health and social care managers, staff and people who use services shows how the quality of social work in an integrated mental health setting can be enhanced by complementing line management supervision with clinical and professional supervision.
This video for mental health managers and staff is about the challenge of improving transition when young people are no longer eligible for services from the child and adolescent mental health team at the age of 16. Hear staff and young people talk about the services.
The film for mental health staff and children’s services describes the experience of a young woman who looks after her mum and how agencies work together to improve services for parents with mental health problems and their children.
Learn about one mother’s experience of seeking mental health support for herself and her family. This video sets out in practice how different services worked together with the family to provide the support that was needed.
SCIE Research briefing 41: factors that promote and hinder joint and integrated working between health and social care services
The aim of this research briefing is to give people who provide and use social care services an overview of the research evidence for joint and integrated working.
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