Publications

Solutions from the Frontline

Based on the ideas and experiences of people with multiple needs, this report sets out how the new Government, as well as national and local policy makers and commissioners, can act to reduce stigma, improve services, and support people to achieve their ambitions.

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Mental Health Taskforce

MEAM has made a submission on multiple needs to the Mental Health Taskforce.

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Individuals with multiple needs – the case for a national focus

MEAM and the Gulbenkian Foundation have published a paper setting out the case for a new national focus on individuals with multiple needs. (An executive summary is also available.)

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MEAM asks for the next government

In advance of May, MEAM has published three top-level asks for the next government. We will be working with decision makers before and after the election to ensure that these asks – and the recommendations from the Voices From the Frontline project – are considered by the next administration.

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MEAM Approach support

MEAM has published a leaflet outlining the support we can provide to local areas using the MEAM Approach.

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The MEAM Approach – One Year On

MEAM has produced a new brochure outlining the progress to date on The MEAM Approach in various areas across the country.

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Voices from the Frontline

Listening to people with multiple needs
and those who support them
Our launch publication explores the experiences of people with complex needs and the frontline staff who are working with them.
It draws on in-depth conversations with over 50 people and survey research with 140 services across the country. It calls for politicians and civil servants to involve those with complex problems in shaping future policy to avoid negative consequences.

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Baroness Tyler’s speech to the House of Lords

Baroness Tyler, Chair of MEAM, has called for a new national focus on individuals with multiple needs, during a House of Lords debate on Social Justice.

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Evidence from the frontline

How policy changes are affecting people experiencing multiple needs

The interim report from our Voices from the Frontline project features the results of a survey of over 140 local services.

Our findings suggest that recent welfare reforms are having a negative impact on people with multiple needs. The report also explores the effect of changes to the way services are commissioned.

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Learning on Collaboration

MEAM recently gave a presentation about collaboration and what we have learnt.

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