Council cuts push specialist housing for vulnerable people into the cold

Council cuts push specialist housing for vulnerable people into the cold
 

Last November, housing staff at one housing association were confronted with a tenant claiming to have a bomb in his bag; in another incident, an officer from another housing provider claimed to have been held hostage by a man who believed there was an alien outside his home.
In both incidents, the tenants involved had mental health issues. Housing providers are concerned that growing numbers of tenants with mental health issues are ending up in general needs housing, where they do not receive the help provided in specialist supported housing. A recent survey by Inside Housing reveals a 14%... read more

 
10 October 2016 in Health, Views: 35
Source: Guardian
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