The Impact of Social and Cultural Activities on the Health and Wellbeing of Homeless People (International)
Westminster PCT commissioned the Research Team at Broadway, a pan-London Homelessness charity, to undertake a project exploring the links between social and cultural activities and health. The project was undertaken between April and July 2005. (Authors)
This key findings report summarizes findings from the following:
People who are homeless or who have experienced homelessness were involved in reviewing research materials and facilitating four of the five workshops. (Authors)
- A literature review
- Five workshops with a total of 45 homeless people in hostels and day centres across Westminster
- Interviews with seven health and homelessness professionals and two meetings with stakeholders. Those interviewed were doctors (three), a community nurse, a counsellor, a clinical manager, a therapist and a New Initiatives Manager. The meetings were held with project workers and the project manager at the Church Army and at Voluntary Action, Westminster’s Homelessness Forum.
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