Rutalnd Veterans Workshop engagement report, Rutland

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Summary of report content

Healthwatch Rutland organised a workshop and the focus of discussions were: • To gain an understanding of what support is currently available in Rutland • To explore what could be done better for Rutland veterans • To find out how other organisations can help/support the Statutory organisations • To explore how all organisations can work better together • To find out how veterans find out about support available Summary of Points Raised: • Organisations Working Together • Finding and Negotiating Available Support • Veterans’ Mental Health • Transition from Military to Civilian Life • Identifying Veterans • Awareness of Veterans • Serving Personnel Comments Suggestions made: • Set up a Forum to address issues of promoting and gathering information on local support available, acting as a way for organisations to work together and collaborate better and a signposting role. • Review of how information is shared with Rutland veterans • Provision of Transition Intervention and Liaison Service (TILs) service • Identification of early leavers • Identification of veterans • Awareness training for staff working with veterans Future Plans: Healthwatch Rutland to form a working party and actively acquire funding.

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General details

Report title 
Rutalnd Veterans Workshop engagement report, Rutland
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Rutland
Date of publication 
Tuesday, 6 June, 2017
Date evidence capture began 
Thursday, 29 June, 2017
Date evidence capture finished 
Thursday, 29 June, 2017
Type of report 
Key themes 
Information providing
Integration of services
Lifestyle and wellbeing
Staff training
Healthwatch reference number 

Methodology and approach

What type of organisation requested the work 
Local Council
If this work has been done in partnership, who is the partner? 
Rutland County Council
Primary research method used 
Deliberative event
How was the information collected? 
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced? 

Details of health and care services included in the report

Mental health services 
Community mental health team (CMHT)
Mental health recovery service
Social care services 
Extra care housing services

Details about conditions and diseases

Types of disabilities 
Mental health
Types of long term conditions 
Mental health condition
What type of pregnancy or maternity themes are included in the report 

Details of people who shared their views

Age group 
Not known
Not known
Not known
Sexual orientation 
Not known
Does the information include public's views? 
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
Does the information include staff's views? 
Types of health and care professionals engaged 
Does the information include other people's views? 
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 
Not known

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
Does the information contain a response from a provider? 
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
Not known
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 
Not known

Network Impact
Relationships that exist locally, regionally, nationally have benefited from the work undertaken in the report
Implied Impact
Where it is implied that change may occur in the future as a result of Healthwatch work. This can be implied in a provider  response, press release or other source. Implied impact can become tangible impact once change has occurred.
Tangible Impact
There is evidence of change that can be directly attributed to Healthwatch work undertaken in the report.