Idea of the Month: See the person first and everything else second
February's Idea of the Month comes from a powerful blog published by the Mayday Trust, titled In Memory of Martin.
We check out The Well, a sanctuary for people affected by drugs and alcohol which provides something different to traditional services.
Report review: What good could look like in psychological services for young people
We look at a report challenging our understanding of mental health services for young people.
Landermeads Care Home
We look at how a family-orientated re-think at Landermeads Nursing Home improved life for residents.
West London Collaborative
This is a co-production consultancy with a difference.
Interview with Sam Mason, Community Fundraiser, Certitude
Fundraiser Sam Mason tells us about launching Certitude's campaign to fight social isolation.
Report review: Head, hands and heart: asset-based approaches in health
This might be one of the longer reports that we have read, but it was well worth it and something that everyone trying to implement asset-based approaches should have in their library.
Delivering differently in neighbourhoods
We compare 3 case studies created specifically for commissioners to give them an idea of how public services can be delivered more collaboratively.
Idea of the Month: Make an introduction, not a referral
This Idea of the Month looks at how a change in language can empower people seeking help with their health.