Strategic advice & funding for housing, care & support providers

Contact us now to discuss your requirements

    A report by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of MPs has found that only a quarter of people who need mental health currently have access to them, despite one-in-four adults being diagnosed with a mental illness at some point in their lives 

    The PAC report says:

    “How the improvements in services will be paid for is less clear…

    “The Department has announced an additional £1billion for mental health services over the next 5 years, but this money is not ring-fenced.”

    Although the Department for health said the extra money for the service would help over a million extra people access care by 2020, chair of the PAC, Meg Hiller MP said this policy lacked “sound foundations to build on…”.

    A Department for Health spokesperson also said:

    “As the Public Accounts Committee has recognised, we have made important progress in the way we think about and treat mental illness in the country, introducing the  first mental health waiting times in the history of the NHS.

    “We are determined to accelerate progress further working across Government, and  are backing the NHS’ plan to revolutionalise mental health care with an additional £1billion invested every year by 2020 helping one million more people with mental illness access high quality care”.

    What do you think?

    Please tweet comments @suppsolutions

    For more details, visit Independent

    September 21, 2016 by Abimbola Duro-David Categories: Care And Support

    Latest Briefing

    Introduction The National Statement of Expectations for Supported Housing (NSE) was finally published on 20 October 2020, five years after the 2015 Comprehensive Spending Review suggested regulatory and oversight changes were needed, although in 2018 the government >>>

     

    Customer endorsement

    What are the Future Funding Arrangements for Supported and Sheltered Housing?

    "Information on Exempt Accommodation & DWP Review was very informative, but also commend your approach in delivering workshops/conferences in a proactive way, and use of email and your website as a public resource"

    P.C. - The Hyde Group

    Quick Contact