Age UK, mental health and homelessness charities give evidence on coronavirus
6 July 2020
Homelessness, mental health and addiction will be on the agenda when the Public Services Committee hears evidence on Wednesday 8 July from 3pm.
- Parliament TV: Public Services: lessons from coronavirus
- Inquiry: Public Services: lessons from coronavirus
- Call for evidence
- Public Services Committee
Wednesday 8 July 2020 - virtual meeting
- Nathan Dick, Head of Policy, Revolving Doors Agency
- Caroline Bernard, Head of Policy and Communications, Homeless Link
- Rick Muir, Director, Police Foundation
- Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director, Age UK
- Nigel Edwards, Chief Executive, Nuffield Trust
- Neil Heslop, Chief Executive, Leonard Cheshire
- How can we ensure that partnerships between local authorities, mental health services, police, homelessness services and substance misuse treatment providers remain in place once lockdown is over
- Does the Government's action taken in March suggest that ending rough sleeping is a matter of priorities rather than resources?
- How should public services support individuals accommodated during lockdown to ensure that they do not return to the streets?
- What effect did a lack of integration between health and social care have on the ability to care for people with complex needs during the pandemic?
- During lockdown, have services developed new ways of supporting people with complex health and care needs?
- Since lockdown began, what have been the consequences of a lack of investment for people with complex health and care needs?