Croydon BME Forum and Mind in Croydon and have formed an exciting new partnership, the PIC Partnership to deliver this innovative, explorative project.
These project involve working directly within the new Integrated Care Network Plus areas right across the Borough and with clinical partners, including local GPs, in multi-disciplinary teams.
Our enthusiastic new MHPICs will be the direct named key worker for a set number of people within the newly formed Mental Health and Wellbeing Hub. and will enable people to develop their own Personal Recovery Plans and support them directly to find and access the support and services available to them in their local community.
The MHPICs will also ensure that people are enabled to identify their own goals, needs and wishes and are empowered to achieve them.
What is the Mental Health Personal Independence Co-ordinator Service?
The MHPIC Service offers one to one support for people with a serious mental health illness. The aim of the service is to focus on what matters most to you and to see how best we can support both you and your family. We endeavour to support you to stay well – both mentally and physically – and help you to live your best independent life.
A Mental Health Personal Independence Co-ordinator can offer you one to one support and help you to:
- Co-ordinate daily tasks and manage your Personal Recovery Plan
- Identify and set goals and work towards achieving them
- Overcome any barriers that may arise in achieving your identified goals
- Create and build social and community networks
Who can use the MHPIC Service?
- Anyone who is a resident of Croydon and is registered with a Croydon GP
- Anyone who is 18 years and over with a mental health condition and needs assistance with:
- Managing their mental health
- Social isolation
- Emotional needs
- Financial support
- Improving ability to self-manage
- Improving ability to manage at home
- Carer support
This service would not be suitable for you if you are:
- In a crisis
- Too unwell to engage with the service
- If you are dependent on drugs & alcohol and you are not being treated or you have refused to accept support
- If you are unable to manage or set goals
How to Access the Service
If you would like to access the MHPIC service, speak to your GP who can refer you. Self-referrals are not accepted.