Mental Health Reform
We need more acceptance of people experiencing distress and more attention on the social and economic injustices that underpin it.
Integrating Mental Health Funding
This essay argues that the integration of social care and healthcare funding in Mental Health is still a priority and highly feasible.
Individual Health Budgets Pilot Begins
Beyond Limits and NHS Plymouth are piloting an exciting model of service delivery to ensure that people with challenging behaviour do not end up in damaging institutions.
This report describes the efficiencies possible in healthcare through the use of personalisation.
Mental Health and Primary Care
Presentation given at University of Birmingham on the need of mental health reform.
WomenCentre is one the most effective and innovative organisations in the UK - combining personalisation with community action.
A presentation given in Dumfries & Galloway exploring the many different aspects of personalisation in practice.
AiM - Artists in Mind
AiM is an arts charity supporting people who experience acute and enduring mental health problems.
WomenCentre has worked out how to integrate personalisation and collective action in a sophisticated and dynamic model of support.
Commissioning for Health Improvement
Brian Fisher describes a model developed in Lewisham which could shift healthcare away from institutional and hospital-based provision towards health improvement.
Vidhya Alakeson of the Resolution Foundation describes how personalisation and the use of individual budgets in healthcare could promote better health and well-being.
Public expenditure cuts by the UK government will target disabled people, older people who need extra help, poor families and people with mental health problems.
Basic Tasks for Service Providers
John O'Brien sets out the basic skills service providers need in order to successfully support people who are at risk of social exclusion or devaluation.