Partnerships are central to the work of Connection Support at every level.
Every piece of support work
All of the work we do to support people involves partnerships with a range of health, housing and social care professionals involving advocacy, brokerage and challenge to ensure the best possible outcomes for Service Users.
Every Connection Support Project is a partnership between Commissioners, Connection Support and Service Users. Connection Support prides itself on this partnership approach with very positive feedback from Commissioners on our ability to
Set up new projects in line with the vision of Commissioners and Service Users.
Remodel projects with Service User input including positive management of reduced resources.
“From the Chief Exec down, I have a huge respect for the work and professionalism of Connections staff, and their openness and engagement in communication” -Commissioner
Oxford Mental Health Partnership
Connection Support took a full role in the “Capable Provider Process” to create an Outcome Based Contract with Oxford Health NHS Trust, Response, Restore, Oxfordshire MIND and Elmore.
Connection Support is contributing fully to the Single Point of Access approach, which is one facet of a fully integrated set of mental health services across the statutory and third sector. This has led to
Oxfordshire Homeless Pathway
Connection Support created partnerships with Response, Cottsway Housing and Cherwell District Council to deliver 47 units of accommodation for homeless people in ordinary homes with provision across the Districts to meet local needs.
Connect ILS – support to tenants of independent living schemes in Bucks
Connection Support is working in close partnership with a wide range of housing providers across Buckinghamshire to deliver this project. Regular Stakeholder meetings including Commissioners, Landlords and Emergency Alarm supplier, has led to a well planned service in a changing world. As the Commissioner noted “It is everything we hoped for and although it has been a complex transition it has been delivered really smoothly.”
Money Advice in Milton Keynes
A formal partnership between MK CAB and Connection Support to deliver advice AND support to residents of Milton Keynes with great outcomes.
Making Every Adult Matter has been commissioned by Oxford City Council to ensure creative solutions are found for service users with multiple and complex needs across a range of services. Connection Support provides the coordination function.