Leeds and York Partnership Foundation Trust (LYPFT) Involvement Opportunity:
Co-production of Crisis Plans
We are looking for people to be part of a group focusing on improving the quality of crisis plans.
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The aim of the group is:
- To agree what ‘co-production’ means
- To agree what ‘accessible’ means
- Understand what the current crisis plans are like
- To agree what ‘good’ looks like
- Develop a plan for improvement
Expressions of interest to be part of the group are invited from:
- People who are currently accessing LYPFT mental health or learning disability services and carers
- People who have accessed LYPFT mental health or learning disability services in the last 2 years and carers
The group will be jointly led by service users and will meet monthly to start with. The group will decide its terms of reference.
If you are interested and want to find out more, please come along to:
York Service User Network Event
Thursday 25th June 2015
The Library, Friends Meeting House, Friargate, York YO1 9RL
If you want to be involved but can’t make it to the meeting, contact:
Jeff Whiley, Locality Manager firstname.lastname@example.org 07852538247 or 01904294687
or Donna Kemp CPA Development Manager email@example.com 07985 259082
All welcome to join York Service User Network on Thursday 28th May; Darren Gargan from Crisis Services is the guest speaker. If you have any questions for the speaker, or want to share your experience then please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or feel free to leave a comment on here.
People receiving care, support and treatment from Leeds and York Partnerships Foundation Trust (LYPFT) should have a care plan and this should be reviewed regularly. Care may be arranged through ‘Care Programme Approach (CPA)’ or through ‘Standard Care Plan’ if needs are more straightforward.
LYPFT sent out a brief questionnaire to people on CPA to find out what their experience of their review was; you can read a bit more about the questionnaire here.
The results from the questionnaire, the full report can be found here:
- People being offered or given a copy of their care plan was 54.5%.
- Understanding what is in the care plan, being involved in agreeing the goals and being aware that other people could be involved in the review are areas identified for improvement.
- Areas where the results should be celebrated are that people are aware of who their care coordinator is, that they were asked how they were feeling, that they had their say and that they found the review overall helpful.
- Results from 2013 to 2014 are overall improving.
- The response rate to the questionnaire was lower than anticipated at just over 7%.
In response to the questionnaire results LYPFT are focusing training on improving service user involvement in planning care. There are monthly awareness sessions across Leeds and York – dates for these are available here; they are open to people accessing services and carers as well as members of staff across LYPFT and partner organisations. The Planning Care Workplan Implementation Group are tasked with overseeing LYPFT activity in relation to planning care – you can find out more about this group here.
Many thanks to those of you who participated in completing the questionnaires.
Donna Kemp | CPA Development Manager
All welcome at York SUN where the guest speaker will be Florrie Gullion