A Life in the Day


Health and Social Care

Table Of Contents: Volume 10 Issue 1

Partnership in peril

Beatrice Bray

Beatrice Bray relates her battle to regain the life, loves and career she lost when she became ill. She has, she says, finally managed to get the medical care she has…

Not just stacking shelves

Miles Rinaldi, Rachel Perkins, Joss Hardisty, Edmund Glynn, Tatiana Souza

Supported employment programmes for people with serious mental health problems have sometimes been criticised for only helping people to get poorly paid, low skill jobs…

Tapestry: a social relationship agency

Simon Proudlock, Liz Hallé

Tapestry is Britain's first social relationship agency dedicated to helping people recovering from a mental illness find and sustain social relationships. Simon Proudlock…

Stepping Out Theatre Company

Steve Hennessy

Formed in Bristol in 1997, the Stepping Out Theatre Company has produced a wide range of work on mental health themes and is open to people who have used mental health…

Housing and inclusion

Peter Flanagan, Susan, Garry, Jeremy, Anthony, Jason

Milton Court is a supported housing project run by Doncaster and South Humber NHS Trust. Here Peter Flanagan and residents Susan, Garry, Jeremy, Anthony and Jason describe…


John Matthews

Chipmunkapublishing is a unique, London—based, social enterprise that aims to help people with mental health problems through the publication of literature — mostly…

Just the job


Mark works full—time in a council finance department dealing with public enquiries, and enjoys his job. However, it wasn't always so. A period of depression had led to…

Network: Sharing good practice in job retention

This issue's Network gives space to a number of new job retention networks to describe what they do and what they are trying to achieve.


Our regular page listing reports, publications and training materials of relevance to readers. If you come across new publications, training materials, websites or other…



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