Commissioning Housing Support For Health and Wellbeing
§ explains what housing-related services are and what funding streams and national programmes they sit within
§ provides evidence that these services can offer cost-effective mechanisms for promoting health, independence and wellbeing; while reducing demand for costly services.
The purpose of this report is to help commissioners in health, local government and other public services to:
§ increase the positive impact of commissioning on the health and wellbeing of their local populations by addressing housing support in their strategies
§ most effectively meet relevant Public Service Agreement (PSA)targets by building on existing expertise and systems
§ increase joint working between health and local government and other sectors to achieve better services