Summary of report contentHealthwatch 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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Rutalnd Veterans Workshop engagement report, 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
Integration of services
Lifestyle and wellbeing
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Rutland County Council
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Mental health services
Community mental health team (CMHT)
Mental health recovery service
Types of disabilities
Types of long term conditions
Mental health condition
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