Supporting people in employment
It is well known that being in work is beneficial for mental health and well-being. Despite this, there are lots of people with mental health problems not in employment. A 2009 government strategy 'Work, recovery and inclusion' aimed to address differences in rates of employment for different groups.
Employment rate of population
- Numerator: Number of people who are in employment and of working age
- Denominator:Number of people who are of working age
Employment rate of people with mental illness*
- Numerator: Number of people with mental illness in employment and of working age
- Denominator: Number of people with mental illness of working age
Proportion of people in secondary mental health services who are employed
- Numerator: The number of adults (aged 18-69) in the denominator in paid employment (i.e. those recorded as ‘employed’) at the time of their most recent assessment, formal review or other multi-disciplinary care planning meeting, in a financial year.
- Denominator: The total number of adults (aged 18-69) who have received secondary mental health services and who were on the Care Programme Approach at any point during the reported period.
- they have a health problem or disabilities that they expect will last for more than a year
- they have depression, bad nerves or anxiety; severe or specific learning difficulties (mental handicap) or mental illness; or suffer from phobia, panics or other nervous disorders.