I just wanted to share a link to a comment piece by the lovely Rachael Byrne, executive director of new models of care at Home Group. It's in response to the stats released by Mind last week about the numbers of people who feel they are leaving mental health hospital too soon. Rachael asks if … Continue reading People are leaving hospital too soon – but is it acute inpatient care that they need?
It's #HousingDay today - a national campaign that, this year, focusses on challenging the stigma surrounding social housing. I've lived in social housing myself - for about five years when I was in my late teens/early twenties on North Hull Estate. It was the house that my boyfriend's parents grew up in, his granddad lived … Continue reading Don’t demonise social housing tenants
It's housing day-eve, I work for Home Group and I've just read a Guardian article entitled 'Could bad buildings damage your mental health?' So, naturally, this is a subject I'm seriously interested in. Let's get comfy You can't really write a post about the positive impact of tranquil surroundings when the UFC is blaring out … Continue reading Home is where the health is