1 Community Restart Our vision: What is Community Health and social Restart ? care services have a key role in Community Restart is a modern forward thinking tackling the social project that has a person-centred recovery and social exclusion that inclusion focus that is dedicated to improving the people with mental quality of life, and promoting opportunities and client outcomes for service users of the many diverse health problems communities within in East Lancashire. Being Community Restart aims to engage service users, able to access and carers, mental health specialists, employment use mainstream providers, housing services, third sector agencies, Community services sports and arts communities, education providers and environmental agencies in providing opportunities for like college, or arts individual service users to improve their health and and sport activities wellbeing can improve The criteria for access to the service are based on the confidence and complexity of the individuals occupational, vocational self-esteem.
2 The employment and social inclusion needs, and not the severity of the mental illness or symptoms. opportunity to meet new people and If you think Community Restart can help you, and you live in the East Lancashire area, then please speak create a network to your Mental Health worker or contact us directly for of friends plays information. a critical role in promoting well being.. Cover artwork created by the multi-faith artwork project Burnley BME. rgery rgery We provide information ery dvice Su ger d dvice Su ies Sur on on BME services urg ief Bey eS. Bel iage n Mental health c re Ithaad A. re Ithaad A. i nt t v nt Ad Ce tree Ce arr awareness for clients y ty it S. aaz EM. un ah i m n un Aw and their families m Han BM.
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4 U p Di ity C. p ris sa en n We have a network of Exerity Centr eB. bil tr lme un itie e ME. cise contacts throughout s). Nursrum BME. o the East Lancashire ery e area Housing We provide advice and assistance with: n Finding accommodation n Deposits/Rental Bond schemes n Landlord disputes n Repairs n Tenancy support n Debt and Budgeting We cover: n Burnley n Hyndburn n Pendle n Ribble Valley n Rossendale We work in partnership with all housing agencies Sport and Leisure We provide support to access local Sport/Leisure opportunities n To help promote physical and mental health and wellbeing, working alongside local Community initiatives n To provide opportunities to develop social networks within Sport/.
5 Leisure areas. Service User Development Team What we can do: Groups Information Support the formation We can provide guidance of peer support, activity and support on: and social groups with n Committees the aim of encouraging n Roles and independence. Promoting responsibilities existing and new groups n Constitutions using a wide network of n Funding applications contacts. n Sources of funding Projects n Venues n Volunteering Develop and support projects with the aim of opportunities increasing service user involvement and creating volunteer opportunities. Employment The employment team cover: n Employment skills Area covered training n Burnley n Assisting in completion n Hyndburn of application forms n Pendle n Assisting with job n Ribble Valley search n Rossendale n Attending job interviews n On job support n Attending meetings with employers (retention).
6 Voluntary Work Volunteering can provide pathways of opportunities n Promoting self esteem, work experience and adding valuable evidence for CVs n Community Restart work alongside the private sector and other voluntary agencies n Most voluntary work may now require a CRB. clearance, however this should not been seen as a barrier as any convictions will be assessed on their severity Education and Training Advice and support to enable people to access the appropriate levels of education and training working closely with: n Colleges n Universities n Adult Learning Centres n Distance learning Arts and culture Involvement in arts and culture is known to have a positive impact on mental health and provides a means of self expression.
7 There are many opportunities available to become involved with arts in Lancashire. Community Restart encourages service users to become involved with user led activities such as the Play It By Ear'. music group or State Of The Art' project and can signpost to a wide range of organisations, societies and events. Who hath not felt the influence that so calms The weary mind in summer's sultry hours Eco When wandering Activities thickest woods What is Ecotherapy? beneath the arms n Use of land-based Of ancient oaks and activities connected brushing nameless to nature, for the flowers . enhancement of people's psychological Who hath not met and physical wellbeing. that mood from n A fresh and innovative turmoil free approach to mental health care based And felt a placid joy on fundamental refreshed at heart.
8 Connections we all have to nature John Clare n Congruent with new 1793-1864. directions within the NHS in encouraging complementary, non- medicalised approaches to recovery Other sources of information: Contact The Mental Health Helpline provides an information and Information listening service for people in Lancashire. It is available between and Mondays to Fridays and from noon East Lancashire until midnight on Saturdays and Sundays. Freephone Community 0500 639000. Restart Service The Patient Advice and Liaison Service provides advice and 01282 436807 information. Please call the following numbers: Central Lancashire 01257 245792 / 07507 595437. North Lancashire 01257 245792 / 01282 657837.
9 East Lancashire 01282 657837 / 07507 857345. Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre 01253 655588 / 89. West Lancashire 0800 032 2424. If you have problems reading the print we can provide this leaflet in large print, audio book or Braille. Copies of this leaflet are available from:- Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust 2009- Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, 02-18. All rights reserved. Not to be reproduced Sceptre Point, in whole or in part without the permission of the Sceptre Way, copyright owner. Walton Summit, Data Protection Bamber Bridge, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust adheres Preston, PR5 6AW to The Data Protection Act 1998. The Trust will endeavour to ensure that your information Tel: 01772 695300 remains secure and confidential at all times.
10 E-mail: For further information regarding data protection, please visit the Trusts's website or ask a member of staff for a copy of our leaflet entitled Protecting Your Data How we use your health records . Leaflet Code: Date Produced: Review Date: Name of leaflet: LAN22 October 2010 September 20111 Community Restart