City of Wolverhampton Council reply to the Recovery House Consultation:
Between November 2015 and February 2016 the City of Wolverhampton Council proposed changes to the four bed crisis support and outreach service for people with mental health needs delivered from Recovery House.
Different methods of collecting people’s views were utilised. Consultation meetings were held, a consultation information pack and questionnaire was given to all service users who had used the service over the last 12 months and all affected staff. 38 clients received one-to-one support to enable them to engage. The questionnaire was also uploaded to Survey Monkey.
There was a dedicated telephone line and email address. Wolverhampton’s Mental Health Empowerment Team was also informed and circulated the information to 21 mental health support groups.
A copy of the final Consultation Report is available by request.
On Wednesday 24th March 2016 Cabinet approved a revised service model for the mental health recovery service which has been developed following the period of consultation. It includes:
The development of an assertive outreach service that will work in an integrated way
with clinical mental health services
A two bed flat for use in emergencies for an initial two year period
Development of the existing building into a supported living service for people with
complex mental health needs.
Through the consultation, participants identified key themes and shared ideas and concerns.
you can download their response here>>