The causes of homelessness are varied and complex. Mental wellbeing is adversely affected, leading to loss of confidence, anxiety, depression and more serious mental health conditions. Recovering good mental health is a key component in helping homeless people to rebuild their lives. This Video can be used by new staff and volunteers supporting homeless people to have a greater awareness of mental wellbeing is a crucial factor in helping homeless people to rebuild their lives.
CARE FOR THE CARER-DEMENTIA CARE
Caring for people with dementia can be one of the most challenging things anyone can face. It puts enormous pressure on the mental wellbeing of the carers, who have to deal with complex emotions and changes to their lives, forcing them to focus almost exclusively on the needs of the person with dementia.
This 20 minute video contains interviews with carers about their experience of looking after someone with dementia, and interviews with professionals about what carers can do to retain their mental wellbeing while being a dementia carer.
REFUGEE MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS
Refugees face compounded mental health problems, from fleeing wars and persecution, trauma of seeking asylum, difficulties of settling into a new society.
This video has interviews with refugees about their experiences, interviews with service providers and experts.
The video can be used by health professionals and refugee communities to initiate discussion , tackle stigma and improve services for the wellbeing of refugees.
MIND MATTERS - MENTAL WELLBEING FOR OLDER PEOPLE
Video raising awareness of mental wellbeing for older people. Interviews with older people discussing mental wellbeing issues. Many older people experience psychological or emotional distress associated with factors linked to old age, including isolation, loss of independence, loneliness and losses of many kinds, including bereavements. Older people are often afraid to talk about mental health issues or seek support.
Video about refugee homelessness with Jeremy Corbyn MP.
The difficulties faced by refugees in finding a place they can call home in an often bureaucratic and hostile environment. Many facing destitution and desperation that will have a detrimental effect on their wellbeing.
HEALTH FOR ALL
Health inequalities in the Uk are widening. Successive government and health service initiatives have failed. Do the health authorities need to look at how they deliver health services to meet the needs of all UK citizens. This DVD looks at some the possible solutions to why current health service provision is failing.
LET'S FACE IT......
Trailer for Drugs & Alcohol misuse awareness DVD for use in Schools and Youth Clubs for 11-18 year olds.
What does personalisation and Personal Budgets mean for
community organisations and service users? How do individuals
and community organisations navigate their way around the
immense changes in health and social care.
This video contains interviews with individuals accessing
Personal Budgets, exploring the changes and impact on
their lives and well being. Interviews with voluntary sector
organisations on the challenges facing them in serving their
services users with ever decreasing financial resources.
HACKNEY YOUTH MATTERS
Video trailer for a 15 minute video exploring issues around youth offending by using interviews, scriptwriting and drama, in partnership with Arcola Theatre.