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The SESAMI evaluation of employment support in the UK: Background and baseline data
Aims: This study evaluates real world employment support for people with severe mental health problems in the UK. Given a policy context which promotes social inclusion and welfare to work, we wanted to find out about ...
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 ...
Assertive outreach: Policy and reality
Aims and method: This survey set out to profile the case-loads of assertive outreach teams in North East England, to discover whether they were reaching the people for whom they were meant. A survey of case-loads of 29 ...
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 ...
Costs of occupational therapy in residential homes and its impact on service use
The Care Home Activity Project was a feasibility study examining the effect of occupational therapy on levels of depression and quality of life of residents in care homes. This paper describes the costs of the one year ...
Towards social inclusion in mental health?
This article explores the uses of the terms social exclusion and social inclusion in a mental health context. We briefly describe the origins of the term social exclusion and analyse its connotations in relation to four ...