Housing First: The Role of Permanent Supported Accommodation for People Who Have Experienced Chronic Homelessness 

Housing First: The Role of Permanent Supported Accommodation for People Who Have Experienced Chronic Homelessness 

The objective of this study was to determine whether a ‘housing first’ permanent supported accommodation was effective in improving housing stability, continuity of care and reducing mental health admissions for persons experiencing chronic homelessness with psychosis. Conclusions: The accommodation of chronic homeless persons with psychosis in a ‘housing first’ permanent supported accommodation lead to increased housing stability and optimism, improved continuity of care and reduced psychiatric admissions

JOURNAL: Australasian Psychiatry
PUBLICATION DATE: 2018