Following the decision in early 2021 to expand Local Area Coordination across all seventeen wards of Derby, the latest evaluation looks at Local Area Coordination in Derby 2018 – 2021. The analysis of outcomes looks at the impact of Local Area Coordination on many areas including sustaining tenancies, crisis health interventions and appointments, and secondary mental health services. You can read the full report here, or the summary version here.
- It is estimated that more than 2,000 Derby residents and their families have been supported actively by Local Area Coordination.
- Approximately 81.5% of the people supported reside in parts of the city which fall into the 30% most deprived areas of England.
- With expansion to cover the whole city, it is estimated that 765 people per year will receive active support through Local Area Coordination.
“My Local Area Co-ordinator gave me hope during my most challenging times. I felt suicidal before [they] came into my life and helped me navigate many challenges. Thanks to [them] I am now independent, confident and have connections to my local community. [They are] ‘my angel’.” – A Derby resident