Mental health, employment and the social care workforce: summary

Document type
Summary
Corporate author(s)
Social Care Institute for Excellence (Great Britain)
Publisher
Social Care Institute for Excellence
Date of publication
1 October 2011
Series
At a glance; 48
Subject(s)
Social Work, Social Care and Social Services, Mental health services, Employment
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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Summarises evidence about what hinders people with mental health problems from working in social care and what helps them to gain and/or retain employment. The messages summarised here should be of help to those working in occupational health, human resources or as line managers, to understand better what they could do to improve recruitment and retention of people with mental health problems and address the mental wellbeing of their workforce.

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