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    Councils spending just 1% of health budgets on mental health

    Local authorities in England are spending on average just 1% of their public health budgets on tackling mental health problems, the charity Mind has calculated. It said the “negligible” amount undermined government commitments to put mental health issues on par with those relating to physical...
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    Merseyside

    St Helens Your Way United Reformed Church King Street St Helens WA10 2JZ 01744 752 611 [email protected] Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5.30pm Accessing Your Way is designed to be as easy and straight forward as possible. We aim to make support genuinely self-directed for...
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    Kent

    Swale - Sheppey and Sittingbourne Your Way Call: 07740 488 576 Email: [email protected] Text: ‘swale’ and your message to 82727 Accessing Your Way is designed to be as easy and straight forward as possible. We aim to make support genuinely self-directed for everyone we work with...
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    Shropshire

    Shropshire Your Way The Roy Fletcher Centre 12-17 Crosshill Shrewsbury SY1 1JE 01743 272 677 [email protected] Tenancy support Individually tailored support Accessing Your Way is designed to be as easy and straight forward as possible. We aim to make support genuinely...
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    East London

    Southwark Your Way InSpire - the Crypt at St Peter's Liverpool Grove London SE17 2HH (please note the above is not a postal address) Postal Address: c/o Ross Baker 12 Old Street London EC1V 9BE Call/Text: 07793443362 Email: [email protected] Drop In Session: Fri...
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    South Yorkshire

    Sheffield Your Way 10 Norfolk Rd Sheffield S2 2SX 0114 272 2245 [email protected] Peer support Social networking Volunteering Individually tailored support Accessing Your Way is designed to be as easy and straight forward as possible. We aim to make support genuinely...
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    Warwickshire

    North Warwickshire Your Way Unit EP1.8 Eliot Park Innovation Centre 4, Barling Way Nuneaton Warwickshire CV10 7RH 02476 796 416 [email protected] Accessing Your Way is designed to be as easy and straight forward as possible. We aim to make support genuinely self-directed for...
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    Bedfordshire

    Bedfordshire Your Way 07867 459339 [email protected] Peer support Social networking Volunteering Individually tailored support Accessing Your Way is designed to be as easy and straight forward as possible. We aim to make support genuinely self-directed for everyone we...
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    Berkshire

    Reading - Your Way 127 Oxford Road Reading RG1 7UU 0118 958 0722 Text: readingyourway and your message to 82727 [email protected] Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm Bespoke one-to-one support to help individuals achieve their recovery goals. Person-centred planning, using Recovery...
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    Why are personal budgets not used more in mental health?

    People with mental health problems are less likely than other eligible groups to use personal budgets, which give them direct control over selecting and paying for their own support. But when they do have them, the money is spent in imaginative ways. People tend to select things like gym...
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    More cuts

    28 November 2014 Following proposals to cut mental health budgets, leading mental health organisations call for action to address mental health funding crisis Under new proposals set out by Monitor and NHS England, budgets for mental health services could be subject to cuts of 1.5% in 2015/16...
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    Personal budgets for dementia. What’s the harm in them, and are the right people benefiting?

    Personal budgets for dementia. What’s the harm in them, and are the right people benefiting? Personal budgets held by individual people might allow more flexibility in choice and control over health services. So what’s the harm in them? Barry Schwartz’s famous book “The paradox of choice”...
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    Mental health service users cast doubt on personal budgets

    Mental health service users in England are sceptical that personal budgets will improve their care, according to a report published today. Many were also confused about what personal budgets were and how they would integrate into similar funding streams in the social care system. The report...
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    Patients budgets

    1. Home 2. Health 3. Health News Patients to be given 'personal health budgets' Patients with conditions like diabetes and Parkinson's are to be given personal "health budgets" from the NHS to buy their own treatments, under Government measures. By Kate Devlin, Medical...
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    Support workers

    Does anyone know how I would go about getting a suport worker allocated to me? In the past two years i have gone from being an extremely capable person, manager of a charity, home owner, engaged etc, to a complete mess. I can't answer the phone if it ringss, cant deal with budgets...
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