Working together to address multiple exclusion homelessness

Cornes, Michelle, Joly, Louise, Manthorpe, Jill, O'Halloran, Sue and Smyth, Rob (2011) Working together to address multiple exclusion homelessness. Social Policy and Society, 10 (4). pp. 513-522. Item availability may be restricted.

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Abstract

This article draws on preliminary findings from a two-year exploratory study to describe how different agencies and professionals work together to identify and manage the intersections between homelessness and other facets of deep social exclusion. We assess the extent to which current practice is informed by policy frameworks for ‘personalised and integrated care planning’ focusing in particular on the ‘coordinating’ and ‘sign-posting’ role of the housing support worker. We conclude with some initial thoughts as to how policy and practice might be strengthened in this area to ensure more ‘joined-up’ and continuous support for people with experience of multiple exclusion homelessness.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Social Policy and Society
Publisher: Cambridge University Press for Social Policy Association
ISSN: 1475-3073
Departments: Applied Psychology and Social Studies
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2018 11:35
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2018 03:44
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/4170

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