What happens to vulnerable people leaving hospital or care homes?

This week Healthwatch England launched a special Inquiry into unsafe discharge on Channel 4 news. Channel 4 will be running a series of special reports into hidden voices; looking into what happens to vulnerable people leaving hospital or care homes. The first report concentrated on homeless people but we will also be looking into the elderly and those with mental health problems.

Healthwatch Lewisham would like to hear from anyone who has a personal experience or that of a family member being discharged from a hospital, care home or secure mental health setting. Email us at info@healthwatchlewisham.co.uk



Healthwatch Lewisham – Wellvember Fayre – 25th November

Lewisham Healthwatch Wellvember Fayre

25th November 2013

An event to have your say and to find out more about health and social care services in Lewisham

Matthew attended this event and has done a great job at taking photos and doing audio and video blogs.

You can find them all here:

Photos:  https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.642850855757684.1073741866.476820022360769&type=3

Video blog:  http://youtu.be/JuWhs887MOE

Audio blog: 

Transcript:  http://www.scribd.com/doc/187638308/Lewisham-Healthwatch-Wellvember-Fayre

Well worth a look!