Mental Capacity Act Summary Briefing2 October 2005
A two page summary briefing setting the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in context, explaining the key implications and assessing some of its shortcomings. Essential reading for anyone involved in the provision of care for people with impaired decision-making abilities.
Mental Capacity Act Briefing2 October 2005
An executive Briefing setting the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in context, explaining the key implications and assessing some of its shortcomings. Essential reading for anyone involved in the provision of care for people with impaired decision-making abilities.
Up And Running! Leaflet1 July 2005
This booklet is aimed at anyone interested in how physical exercise can help people recover from depression. It explains how people experiencing depression can seek exercise on prescription via their GP.
Exercise And Depression1 May 2005
This provides information for GPs and healthcare professionals regarding exercise referral and the treatment of mild or moderate depression.
Choosing Mental Health1 May 2005
This report provides an overview of Choosing Health, the Government's public health White Paper, from a public mental health perspective.
Up and Running? Report1 March 2005
This report was commissioned in the light of evidence which reveals how GPs respond to depression, and their attitudes towards those responses.
It outlines the benefits of using exercise therapy in cases of mild or moderate depression, the obstacles to its more widespread use,...
Lifetime Impacts1 January 2005
A report of a seminar organised by the Office of Health Economics and the Mental Health Foundation. Child and adolescent mental health services are developing rapidly, yet they cannot meet the huge volume of demand that exists. Recent research has shown an increasing prevalence of mental health...
Self Help Groups2 September 2004
The work presented in this report reflects a collaboration between the Mental Health Foundation and Rethink. Findings from a symposium held for members of self-help groups for people who experience mental distress are presented together with selected findings from the self-help literature. The...
First Signs1 February 2004
This report is a celebration of the Mental Health Foundation's Dementia Advice and Support Service (DASS) UK Project. It outlines the background to the project, touching on the policy and research context of early intervention in dementia services.
No Help In A Crisis?2 January 2004
The Mental Health Foundation set up its national Youth Crisis project in 2002, funded by The Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fund and the Department of Health. This report focuses on phase one of the project. It highlights the project's findings, the outcomes so far, the lessons that have been...