Together for Mental Health A Cross-Government Strategy for Mental Health and Wellbeing in Wales Jenifer French Deputy Head for Mental Health and Vulnerable Groups, Welsh Government. Principles. Cross-Governmental Mental wellbeing & mental illness All ages Focus on recovery & reablement
Together for Mental Health A Cross-Government Strategy for Mental Health and Wellbeing in WalesJenifer French Deputy Head for Mental Health and Vulnerable Groups, Welsh Government
Mental wellbeing & mental illness
Focus on recovery & reablement
Outcomes from a service user lens
Reducing stigma & discrimination
Human rights approach
Better Mental Wellbeing and Preventing Mental Health Problems
A New Partnership with the Public
A Well Designed, Fully Integrated Network of Care
One System to Improve Mental Health
Delivering Better Mental Health
In his first annual report in May 2012 First Minister re emphasised that “delivery is the key word of this government.”
This Strategy has to be about more than fine words. The Delivery Plan (DP) seeks to ensure this happens.
Key actions with clear responsibilities, proposed mechanisms and measures that can either directly or indirectly tell us if we have succeeded.
The DP Links outcomes to key actions to be achieved.
More work to be done on outcomes through a service user lens.
Not just for health, embedding key actions from partners strategies within this work and vice versa.
More to come, work with other departments so when they write their strategies we ensure MH integral to the wider work of Welsh Government.
Adding value not duplication is key to achieving
How will it work?
A National Partnership Board (NPB)with a delivery assurance function. 3rd Dec 2012
Supported by local multiagency partnership boards on LHB footprints, Jan 2013. Each will provide annual reports to NPB Jan 2014.
NPB annual report on progress to Minister
Linking targets, KPIs outcomes,etc together
All ages so:
CAMHS Delivery Assurance Group (DAG).
Older Persons Mental Health Delivery Assurance Group (DAG).
Mental Health Promotion Network a key driver and supporter of delivery.
Plus specific issues including annual reports from Talk to me Suicide and Self harm group PHW.
Secure services task and finish work to report in.
Other work as necessary, not cast in stone hence 3 year timeframe.
Culture shift, e.g.
Give Mental Health an equal priority to Physical Health.
Time to Change; tackling stigma and discrimination.
Making sure major initiatives include and understand mental health is central to achieving their key goals e.g. Flying Start, Families First, IFSS, Supporting People.
Equity, vulnerable groups, Welsh language.
Better information empowering people to self manage.
Active partners in their care
(C&T plans, service planning, evaluation of provision, advocacy, a real voice and being listened to and heard)
Support for carers.
Mental Health (Wales) Measure at the heart of this. What's distinctive about Wales. Holistic person centred care. Data collection tool in place.
Public services work together in an integrated manner.
CAMHS access and transition, support for YOTs.
Adult –OPMH transition.
Co occurring substance misuse.
Physical health care and mental health care.
People in custody and in secure MH services.
Environments of care, community and in patient.
Focus on vulnerable, e.g. those with dementia,
Recovery and reablement focused.
Positive risk management.
An informed public sector, mental health literacy
Finance, welfare reform, signposting
Housing, Supporting People health input to regional collaborations, potential within the Housing Bill.
Education, Schools counselling, Employment skills
Physical health care
Libraries, leisure centres, sport
Criminal justice agencies
Respect and dignity
Sustainable and skilled workforce leadership
Sharing of good practice, improvement model
Safe services, well informed, transparency