Salford patients delayed on hospital wards are being helped to return to the community with a fresh start in a new home as part of a £1.8 million project.
Progressive landlord ForHousing has joined forces with Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation to tackle the long delays in people being discharged due to a lack of suitable properties.
A number of patients who have received mental health inpatient treatment in hospital or temporary mental health supported accommodation are affected and, according to NHS data, more than 40% of patients currently in mental health hospitals do not actually need to be there.
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Source: Manchester Evening News, 9th July 2021