Parity of Esteem Parity of esteem refers to valuing mental health on the same level as physical health. This means that we have equal access to support, treatments and services if we have mental ill health as we would if we were physical unwell. equal access to the most effective and safest care and treatment equal efforts to improve the quality of care the allocation of time, effort and resources on a basis commensurate with need equal status within healthcare education and practice equally high aspirations for service users; and equal status in the measurement of health outcomes
Ideas & Plans Attain Review of Mental Health & Learning Disabilities Services Cinderella Service Working to improve the quality of CAMHS services Adult Mental Health Liaison Service (including Older people) Supporting people with dementia and their carers Physical Health Checks – Mental Health Reducing waiting times for services 7 day working 5
The Challenges Increasing demand Reducing Stigma and raising awareness Changing cultures and ways of working Changing the way people use services Spending the money to get the best possible services we can Mental Health is everyones business
Working together & Opportunities 7 How do we did it?