Financial Savings Review of ‘My Home My Choice’ Project

Focus Ireland

September 2016

What they wanted

Focus Ireland’s ‘My Home, My Choice’ project – a project funded by Genio – supports individuals with a diagnosed mental health diagnosis and
who are recognised as having a housing need by their local authority. Focus Ireland
procures accommodation and provides a holistic and tailored support service both
before and after their transition to independent living. Focus Ireland wanted to undertake a financial savings review of the project.

What we did

Quality Matters was commissioned to undertake a comprehensive overview of the nature of service contact among those who engaged with the programme and the costs associated with their service use, using the best available estimates. The study seeks to outline and cost accommodation and supports/services used by
customers of ‘My Home, My Choice’ both before and after their engagement with Focus

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