Summary of report contentHealthwatch Birmingham created an impact report covering improvement in care plans for people with serious mental illness in Birmingham. This followed on from their reporting a year before that 20% of people with a serious mental illness do not have a care plan. This report gives on update on what Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust (BSMHFT) have undertaken to address this. - 5% more people on the ‘Care Programme Approach’ have a care plan (compared to Dec 2016) - All in-patients have care plans, which list needs, interventions and goals. - All service users on rehabilitation wards routinely now have care plans.
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Impact report: care plans for serious mental illness in Birmingham
Date of publication
Monday, 23 October, 2017
Type of report
Impact or progress
Quality of care
Quality of treatment
Other information of note about this report
Healthwatch reference number
Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation?
How was the information collected?
Mental health services
Community mental health team (CMHT)
Community based services for people with mental health needs
Types of disabilities
Types of long term conditions
Mental health condition
Does the information include public's views?
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views?
Does the information include staff's views?
Types of health and care professionals engaged
All care professionals
Care / support workers
Does the information include other people's views?
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views?
Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report?
Does the information contain a response from a provider?
Yes action has been taken or promised
Is there evidence of impact in the report?
Is there evidence of impact external to the report?
What type of impact was determined?
Tangible impact (not cost related)