Mental Health Carers Voice Networking & Consulting Forum Ending Homelessness based on the Common Ground Model
This briefing, (from UK) outlines a number of routes that mental health providers and housing associations may wish to explore together to improve quality and reduce costs. A settled home is vital for good mental health. People with mental health problems are far less likely to be homeowners and far more likely to live in unstable environments.
Support with housing can improve the health of individuals and help reduce overall demand for health and social care services. Ensuring service users have a suitable and settled place to live can aid recovery from mental health problems.
Key points from the report include:
Download:: Full report Housing and mental health (PDF). NHS Confederation Mental Heath Network, 6 Dec 2011
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