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.
- 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