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SESAMI* study of employment support for people with severe mental health problems: 12-month outcomes
In the context of UK policy to promote employment for people with disability as a means to greater social inclusion, this study investigated how people with severe mental health problems fare in existing supported employment ...
Impact of supported employment on service costs and income of people with mental health needs
Background: A 12-month study of UK supported employment providers found that 77 (54.6%) of the participants in the study remained unemployed, 32 (22.7%) got jobs and 32 (22.7%) retained the jobs they held at the outset. ...
Service users' perceptions of the effective ingredients in supported employment
Background: The UK government is advocating the use of supported employment to help people on incapacity benefits back to work, with an emphasis on Individual Placement and Support (IPS) models. However there is little ...
Community work - A cure for stigma and social exclusion?
It is possible to tackle exclusion by altering the nature of transactions between individuals and groups, including mental health services. One way to do this is to cultivate ‘social capital’ or interdependence between ...
Health and social needs of people with low intelligence
This paper explores the experiences of people with borderline and low intelligence when compared to the general population. The aim was to explore whether people with low intelligence, who are rarely considered apart from ...
Individual social capital and psychosis: secondary analysis of AESOP data for Nottingham
Social capital is a complex and multidimensional construct, which has been used widely in the social sciences, and which focuses attention on non-monetary resources and relationships. The aim of this analysis study was to ...