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Table 2 Characteristics of assessed services across all research areas in participating capital cities (n = 111)

From: Service provision and barriers to care for homeless people with mental health problems across 14 European capital cities

Variable N% Variable N (%)
Accessibility   Programmes provided  
Accepting self-referrals 89 (80.2%) Active outreach 42 (37.8%)
Open outside office hours Mon-Fri 58 (52.3%) Case finding 30 (27%)
Open and time at weekends 67 (60.4%) Counselling 70 (63.1%)
Services requiring out of ‘pocket’ fee for payment 40 (36%) Individual psychotherapy 18 (16.2%)
Waiting lists for any aspect of the service 31 (27.9%) Detoxification treatment 12 (10.8%)
   Drug addiction treatment 15 (13.5%)
Exclusion Criteria   Alcohol addiction treatment 17 (15.3%)
Addiction 25 (22.5%) Support around social welfare 85 (76.6%)
Aggressive behaviour 49 (44.1%) Housing advice and support 95 (85.5%)
Criminal history 7 (6.3%) Legal advice and support 59 (53.2%)
Command of language of host country 14 (12.6%) Job coaching and finding 67 (60.4%)
Lack of motivation 28 (25.2%) Mental health advocacy 44 (39.6%)
Co-ordination   Staff Supervision  
Routine meetings at least once a month concerning the care of homeless people 60 (54.1%) Internal supervision 58 (52.3%)
   External Supervision 50 (45.5%)
Evaluation: Systemic recording of   Services provided by  
Socio-demographic characteristics of clients 97 (87.4%) State 32 (26.1%)
Attendance and care provided 85 (76.6%) Not for profit/private 79 (71.2%)
Clients satisfaction and experience 45 (40.5%)