Our plan on a page for 2022/23

Rehabilitation, Connect and Gender Services

Select each subheading below to highlight the different sections of our plan on a page. This will outline how our Rehabilitation, Connect and Gender Service is planning to deliver care over the next 12-18 months.

1. Where are we now?
  • There is significant demand for our gender identity service, creating long waits to be seenA location tag
  • We are seeing increased acuity in our eating disorder inpatient service, affecting staff wellbeing
  • People are staying longer than expected in our complex rehabilitation inpatient service
2. Where do we want to be in 12-18 months' time?
  • We want to reduce waits for our gender identity serviceA white calendar
  • Improve staff wellbeing in our eating disorder inpatient service
  • Reduce the length of stay in our complex rehabilitation inpatient service
3. How we are going to get there
  • Reviewing and developing our process for waiting list management using quality improvement methodswhite lightbulb on a green background
  • Implementing a process that manages staffing levels and number of beds based on acuity
  • Implementing a proposal for an improved clinical, service and workforce model
4. How we will improve service user and carer experience
  • Develop a strategy for service user co-production for each of our service linesA white smiley face on a green background
  • Develop a strategy for research and development for each of our service lines
  • We’ll continue to review incidents, learning lessons and implementing improvements via our governance arrangements
5. How we will improve staff experience
  • Develop intention plans with our staff and HRThumbs up on a pink background
  • Engage staff in service evaluation and development workshops
  • Achieve our supervision and appraisal targets
6. How we will reduce health inequalities and improving equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Ensure people using our gender identity service, who also have neurodiverse conditions, receive the correct supportGroup of people in the palm of a hand on an orange background
  • An inclusion worker will explore engagement with BAME communities to understand and help remove barriers to access eating disorder services
  • A Healthy Living Advisor will support our service users in complex rehabilitation