Practice to Support the Implementation of MAT Standards 3 and 8 

On 23 April 2024 Stephanie Stewart, Senior Improvement Advisor, Transformation and Improvement in Drugs, Alcohol and Housing (TIDAH), Healthcare Improvement Scotland, hosted our seventh webinar focused on practice to support the implementation MAT Standard 3 (Assertive Outreach and Anticipatory Care) and 8 (Independent Advocacy and Social Support), providing examples of good practice where housing, homelessness and addiction teams are working well together and the impact of this. We heard from:

  • Gavin Smith, Service Manager, Housing Service at Fife Council discussing their Rapid Rehousing Transition Plans.
  • Anthony Morrow, Community Connector Manager at Sanctuary Scotland discussing their ongoing work and the role housing can play in MAT Standards implementation.
  • Cheryl Neill, Housing Manager at Places for People, Carmen McShane, Service Manager at Turning Point Scotland and Martin Wood from Police Scotland discussing their ongoing collaborative working to supporting those with addiction in their tenancies.

If you missed the webinar you can catch up on the content here:  

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