19th November 2018

Birmingham Changing Futures Together newsletter – August 2018

The August 2018 newsletter is available to download here. Read the latest staff updates and the importance of embedding the Lead Worker Peer Mentor (LWPM) model into services after the funding ends in June 2019. Before it existed, demand from clients with multiple complex needs fell on emergency and crisis [???]
16th November 2018

All you need to know about iCAT (Intelligent Common Assessment Tool)

The Birmingham Changing Futures Together iCAT (Intelligent Common Assessment Tool)  is an all-in-one database, referral and case management tool for supporting clients with Multiple Complex Needs. Free to use for all No Wrong Door members, it helps you find the right services for your clients, make referrals quickly, and efficiently manage your staff’s case load. [???]
14th November 2018

Statutory service providers urged to integrate Lead Worker Peer Mentor model now!

Currently funded by the Big Lottery, the Lead Worker Peer Mentor service is proven to improve outcomes for the city’s most vulnerable – people with mental ill health, are homeless or have a history of substance misuse and offending behaviour. It is also proven to deliver potential savings* of over [???]
7th November 2018

Councillor Sharon Thompson Chose to #WalkTheFrontLine

“If we want services that really improve the lives of people with multiple and complex needs, we need policies and strategies that have them at the heart.” “The Lead Worker Peer Mentors were able to normalize service users’ experiences, helping them stay on the road to recovery.” Read Councillor Sharon Thompson’s experience of [???]
7th November 2018

Mandy’s Story- Supporting Systems Change

“I love being part of Birmingham Changing Futures Together’s Every Step of the Way programme and being an Involvement Champion. I go out and talk with rough sleepers and run surgeries in hostels. My goal is to break down the barriers and support the residents to engage with the services they need.” Read Mandy’s powerful story [???]