Community Mental Health Rehabilitation and Enablement Plus Service
How can support workers help people recover from complex mental health problems and restore the skills and confidence to live successfully in the community?
Support workers inspire hope for recovery by building meaningful relationships with
people, in a non-judgmental space while offering practical intervention to support sustainable
The CMHRE Plus Service integrates local voluntary support with the existing CMHRE Service. The clinical team offers specialist assessment, treatment, interventions and support to help
people recover from complex mental health problems and restore the skills and confidence to live successfully in the community.
This integrated model of care will provide:
- More support for people to build meaningful and lasting relationships in the community.
- A greater continuity of support as people transition from hospital to home.
- A focus on supporting people in their physical health and social care needs, as well as
- Increased choice and personalisation of care.
- More choice of activities which foster hope and purpose.
- To support individuals to move towards more independent living where possible support.
The quality of care delivered has been excellent, the economic argument is a powerful one comparing the cost of placement in secure hospitals with the scheme provided at the TILT project.
John Enser, Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
Aims of the CMHRE Plus Service
- To improve the quality and length of life for those with long-term health conditions.
- Offer practical experience and confidence in everyday tasks.
- To support people to develop coping techniques and support ideas and approaches that
have been helpful to others.
- To support individuals to adopt a healthy lifestyles.
- To support people to express their views.
- To increase self-esteem and confidence
- To provide a sense of belonging to a community of people with similar experiences.
- To help people feel more empowered about their own wellbeing.
- To gain an understanding of local opportunities for more informal peer support so that
people can engage in their communities and increase their connections, leading to
- To support people to become peers themselves and help others who have been in their
How you can work with us
As well as the normal tendering process, you can commission our services in the following ways:
- Use our contact form
- Pick up the phone to speak to us on 020 8298 9677
- Email us to discuss spot contracting OR delivery of a bespoke service that meets your need
What makes us different?
- Unlike other high support services, our service focuses on giving clients the skills they need to live independently
- Our aim is for clients to move on after 6 months, to medium support or independent living with a low level of support
The service will also benefit from an in-house ST&R Worker who will focus on supporting service users in their recovery journey with an emphasis on providing time and support to access community resources, employment, education and training as well as helping to maintain their physical health. There main responsibilities include:
- Working alongside the OT to ensure that a wide range of structured activities are available to the service users on a weekly basis. Taking the lead on supporting service users to access community resources to develop resilience, help them live fuller lives and move on towards greater independence
- Engaging service users in therapeutic activities, monitoring mental wellbeing and progress
- Engaging in physical health and wellbeing initiatives which will support service users with their individual health needs
- Focusing on the emotional, psychological, social and spiritual needs of service users
Bridge currently operate the Integrated Community Enhanced Rehab service within the borough of Kingston. However, we are not limited to this area and are very happy to discuss developing the service elsewhere in the UK.