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Rosemary Doherty - Mental Health at Midland Heart


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Rosemary Doherty - Mental Health at Midland Heart

  1. 1. Care & Support –Mental Health ServicesKey Achievements of Innovation inHousing and HealthRosemary DohertyOperations Manager for Mental Health
  2. 2. Our InspirationOur inspiration is to promote independence, choice and re-enablement. We provide a wide range of services including:Nursing home; residential care and floating support. Keyinnovations include: Our specialist complex/ multiple need services for those who are serially excluded/chaotic lifestyles Our anti-trafficking service – 24hour support in partnership with Salvation Army The adoption of BIODOSE – medication management
  3. 3. Our ImpactOur services contribute to 5 key determinants of well-being: Connect, Be active, Take notice, Keep learningand Give – such as Flint Green House:“Midland Heart is the provider of choice for ourcustomers”. (Medical Director of Reaside Secure Unit).People with a psychotic illness die up to 25 yearsearlier than the general population and are five timesmore likely to smoke heavily. Yet by consulting withour customers, all of our buildings are smoke free.
  4. 4. Our Inspiration – going forward Provision of innovative dementia services drawing on early intervention; sign posting and our expertise Extend our outreach and provision of complex/ multiple need services/ forensic mental health services Supporting more customers to utilise individual budgets Continue to provide pathways of transition for our customers through volunteering and employment opportunities