As part of a 5-year national programme, we are starting an exciting new journey to help transform the way mental health services are delivered in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
The community mental health transformation programme aims to improve the lives of people with moderate to severe mental illness and complex needs.
"Our vision is to deliver a new, truly integrated model of mental health care provision across communities and services, which is responsive, needs-based and person-centred."
The work is already underway. Health and social care, local authorities, emergency services, voluntary sector organisations and people with lived experience of mental ill health across the county are working together so we can:
We’re working in several areas:
For example, for complex emotional difficulties, we have recruited staff to help form a diverse core team covering the areas of:
We need to listen to the voice of people who have used services and carers to make sure our processes are suitable and responsive to your needs. We're involving people with lived experience to create, design and deliver the future mental health system in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. This is called co-production and people with lived experience will be involved at every level.