Unique ID: 058SSA

Caption: An all Male ward. Single sex accommodation in a hospital ward. An elderly man sitting in a chair. A young man lying in bed. Two men. The men's ward. Patients and staff. Same sex single sex accommodation. 

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Improving discharge planning for older people

Staff within mental health and acute hospital services in Stockport, observed that older people suffering from acute confusion, often experience an extended acute hospital stay.

Acute Care | Primary Care | Secondary Care | Support Services
Unique ID: SOCA1499

Caption: Female service user sorting out parts in a small factory. The factory works in partnership with a local day centre which specialises in activities for adults with Learning Difficulties. A woman wearing an apron, in the workplace. Supported working. 

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Improving crisis care with a single point of access

Professionals in Hertfordshire believed a simpler way of accessing mental health and learning disability services was needed.

Primary Care | Secondary Care | Support Services
Unique ID: UCLH_ DAY 3_AMBULANCE 197

Caption: A man seated in a ambulance, with a monitoring instrument on his finger. A paramedic assessing his condition. Emergency response service, rapid response.

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Improving crisis care with street triage

Street Triage was developed by Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust and Manchester Police as a new approach to divert people with mental health problems from inappropriate detention in police custody.

Acute Care | Police | Secondary Care
Unique ID: 110SSA

Caption: Accommodation for women. Female patient sitting on a bed in a room in a female hostel or facility. Two Female Mental Health Nurses and a Female Patient. Three women. Staff and service user talking. A counselling or therapy session. Same sex single sex accommodation. 

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Providing a user-led crisis service

A crisis house with telephone helpline managed, staffed and governed by service users in Leeds provides a sanctuary for people with mental health problems in crisis. The initiative manages risk by focusing on individual coping strategies and solutions rather than traditional service models.

Commissioners | Service Users
Unique ID: REFR0127

Caption: Occupational therapy at the Active Recovery Centre, support and mental health services. Art therapy and practical sessions. A young woman sitting at a table.

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Improving access to mental health liaison services

A team at Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust improved the referral process and referrer satisfaction for the mental health liaison service provided at their local acute hospital.

Acute Care | Secondary Care