Leadership

The latest leadership resources published on the Mental Health and Dementia Partnerships specialist knowledge portals.

Dementia United

Dementia UnitedOver the next five years, through working with partners across Greater Manchester, Dementia United aims to improve the lived experiences of people with dementia, and reduce pressure on the health and social care system. In short, Dementia United is aiming to make Greater Manchester the best place in the world to live for people with dementia. Read more »
11 March 2016, 10:30 am

Five Year Forward View for Mental Health

Five Year Forward View for Mental HealthThis independent report of the Mental Health Taskforce sets out a strategic approach to improving mental health outcomes across the health and care system, in partnership with the health arm’s length bodies. It prioritises prevention, access, integration, quality and a positive experience of care. Read more »
15 February 2016, 9:00 am

‘Do OD’ mobile app

'Do OD' mobile appThis mobile app commissioned by NHS Employers has been created to enable effective culture change within the NHS and will be of interest to anyone interested in improving organisational culture. Read more »
1 October 2015, 9:11 am

Developing a national user movement of people with dementia

The Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project (DEEP)This report published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation explores the learning from the Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project (DEEP), a national network that engages and empowers people with dementia to influence the services and policies that affect them. Read more »
2 September 2015, 10:30 am

Dementia Pathfinders

Dementia PathfindersDementia Pathfinders is a social enterprise delivering therapeutic care and support for people with dementia and their families, and programmes of education and learning for people working in the dementia care field. Read more »
29 June 2015, 9:00 am

Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project (DEEP)

The Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project (DEEP)The Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project (DEEP) brings together groups of people with dementia from across the UK to influence the services and policies that affect them. Read more »
8 June 2015, 9:00 am

Dementia and People with Intellectual Disabilities: Guidance on their Assessment, Diagnosis, Interventions and Support

Dementia and People with Intellectual Disabilities: Guidance on their Assessment, Diagnosis, Interventions and SupportThis guidance published by the British Psychological Society aims to promote effective and timely assessment, diagnosis, interventions and support to people with intellectual disabilities who develop dementia. Read more »
5 May 2015, 2:39 pm

Creating a dementia friendly workplace: A practical guide for employers

Creating a dementia friendly workplace: A practical guide for employersThis guide published by the Alzheimer’s Society is designed to help employers provide support for staff members with dementia. It may also be a useful resource for people living with, or affested by, dementia in the workplace. Read more »
22 April 2015, 2:11 pm

Distinctive, Valued, Personal: Why Social Care Matters – The Next Five Years

Distinctive, Valued, Personal: Why Social Care Matters - The Next Five YearsThis discussion paper, published by the Association of Adult Directors of Social Services, that outlines the developmental steps needed to be taken immediately after the General Election in order to ensure a safe, secure and personalised care and health system for older and disabled people. Read more »
19 March 2015, 2:18 pm

Future in mind – promoting, protecting and improving our children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing

Future in mind - promoting, protecting and improving our children and young people’s mental health and wellbeingThis document published by the Department of Health makes a number of proposals to improve mental health services for young people by 2020. Read more »
17 March 2015, 1:05 pm

East of England Co-Production Programme

East of England Strategic Clinical NetworksThis project led by by the East of England Strategic Clinical Network, working with the National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi) will evaluate and support co-production between patients, carers and healthcare providers as equal partners in the East of England. Read more »
27 February 2015, 12:24 pm

East of England Co-Production Programme

East of England Clinical NetworksThis project led by by the East of England Strategic Clinical Network, working with the National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi) will evaluate and support co-production between patients, carers and healthcare providers as equal partners in the East of England. Read more »
27 February 2015, 11:55 am

#nhsthinkcarer

#nhsthinkcarerStories from Commitment to Carers – are we making a difference? event held in London and social commentary from across the web via #nhsthinkcarer. Read more »
5 December 2014, 4:39 pm

Commissioning for Carers Principles

Commissioning for Carers PrinciplesThis practical tool is part of a suite of products that will help commissioners to deliver what carers say is important to them in ways that have been shown to work effectively and efficiently in practice. Read more »
5 December 2014, 8:29 am

Commissioning for Carers Principles

Commissioning for Carers PrinciplesThis practical tool is part of a suite of products that will help commissioners to deliver what carers say is important to them in ways that have been shown to work effectively and efficiently in practice. Read more »
5 December 2014, 8:19 am

Sunderland psychological wellbeing service

Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation TrustSunderland psychological wellbeing service provides quick access to a wide range of psychological treatment interventions for adults with common mental health problems who have a low to moderate level of need. Read more »
7 August 2014, 11:17 am

Autism Innovation Fund

Think AutismThe government has made £1.2 million of funding available to improve local autism services and increase awareness. The funding is available as part of Think Autism, the update to the 2010 Adult Autism Strategy for England. Read more »
31 July 2014, 8:23 am

Young people’s participation in Birmingham mental health services

Lots on your mindThis project led by Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust aimed to increase young people’s participation in their local mental health services. Read more »
12 May 2014, 7:05 pm

Leadership and system transformation in mental health

Helen Gilburt, Fellow, Health Policy at The King’s FundIn a recent blog post, Helen Gilburt, Fellow, Health Policy at The King’s Fund, explores the importance of leadership and collaboration in delivering effective care and system transformation for the future. Read more »
14 February 2014, 6:13 pm

Service transformation: Lessons from mental health

Service transformation: Lessons from mental healthThis briefing paper, published by The King’s Fund, explores the context and factors that have enabled change to happen in mental health services in the past 30 years. It includes 10 lessons for service transformation based on these experiences. Read more »
4 February 2014, 4:23 pm