MH Social Care Leads Network

Karen Cook

Karen Cook

Simon Pearce

Simon Pearce

Co-chair: Karen Cook, Interim Head of Social Work and Social Care, Brent

Co-chair: Simon Pearce, DASS, RB Greenwich and Head of Social Care at CNWL

Membership: This network is open to Mental Health Social Care leads in Local Authorities and Mental Health Trusts


Key Aims for 2016/17

  • Provide an opportunity for discussion on issues and areas of difficulty where joint engagement could be a solution
  • Promote and influence developments in health and social care priorities, effecting the commissioning and provision of mental health services
  • Provide a mechanism for local areas to raise challenges and concerns which require a broader solution
  • Share and disseminate good practice
  • Provide effective and coherent input to mental health policy and legislation which impact on social care
  • Identify key priorities that would benefit from collaborative working, acting as a wider system of influence for mental health at a pan London level.

Resources

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Recent News

7 Mental Health Network: Working to promote mental and physical wellbeing

This is the 7th regional event Mental health: Community and Primary Care networks working to prevent and support.  Themes for this event will be: The importance and role of primary care[...]

Final report from the social workers new roles task and finish group (March 2019)

Guidance and Principles for Aftercare Services Under s117 MHA

LondonADASS has collaborated to produce a document aiming to provide pan-London guidance and good practice principles for agreeing responsibility for after care services and funding responsibilities under s117 of the[...]

Future meetings and events

Date/Time Event Notes
10/12/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mental Health Social Care Leads Network - December 2019
London Councils, London
10/03/2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mental Health Social Care Leads Network - March 2020
London Councils, London
09/06/2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mental Health Social Care Leads Network - June 2020
London Councils, London
25/08/2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mental Health Social Care Leads Network - August 2020
London Councils, London
24/11/2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mental Health Social Care Leads Network - November 2020
London Councils, London
23/02/2021
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mental Health Social Care Leads Network - February 2020
London Councils, London
25/05/2021
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mental Health Social Care Leads Network - May 2021
London Councils, London
24/08/2021
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mental Health Social Care Leads Network - August 2021
London Councils, London
23/11/2021
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mental Health Social Care Leads Network - November 2021
London Councils, London
22/02/2022
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mental Health Social Care Leads Network - February 2022
London Councils, London

Past meetings and events

Date/Time Event Notes
12/09/2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Webinar: Evidence for strengths and asset-based approaches for social work practice

Find out about the evidence for strengths and assets-based outcomes, and learn how to implement models of practice and interventions for a strengths and asset-based approach. If you can’t make it on the day – no problem. Just sign up and we will send you a link to the recording.

Sign up: NICE/SCIE webinar

09/09/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mental Health Social Care Leads Network - September 2019
London Councils, London
18/06/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mental Health Social Care Leads Network - June 2019
London Councils, London
19/03/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mental Health Social Care Leads Network - March 2019
London Councils, London
11/09/2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mental Health Social Care Leads Network - September 2018
London Councils, London
12/06/2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mental Health Social Care Leads Network - June 2018
London Councils, London
20/03/2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mental Health Social Care Leads Network - March 2018
London Councils, London
05/12/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mental Health Social Care Leads Network - December 2017
London Councils, London
26/09/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mental Health Social Care Leads Network - September 2017
London Councils, London
20/06/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mental Health Social Care Leads Network - June 2017
London Councils, London
19/05/2017
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
No More Time “On Hold” - Reducing Delays in Mental Health Trust Discharges

Presentation slides

 

25/04/2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mental Health Social Care Leads Network - April 2017
London Councils, London

Please note that the main meeting will take place from 14:00 – 16:00 but there will be a chance to network from 13:00 – 14:00 and again afterwards from 16:00 – 17:00.

20/02/2017
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Working in a Political Environment Workshop

Presentation slides

24/01/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mental Health Social Care Leads Network - January 2017
London Councils, London
30/03/2015
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Implementation of the Care Act, Approved Premises and Local Authorities

Slides and information from the event

24/02/2015
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
London Care Act Regional Consultation Event - 24th February 2015

Slides from the event


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