‘How to continue the Assertive
Outreach Ethos in changing times’
Q: What is the itinerary for the day?
We work in uncertain times; Trusts countrywide are A: Building on the 1st open day in April 2010 we will share our
implementing cost improvement programmes, personal journey, warts and all, of how we got to where we are
Assertive Outreach teams and other specialist services now using outcome measures and audit to support Assertive
are seen as expensive and being disbanded or merged Outreach in these changing times. The day will include
into Community Mental Health Teams. But we are Our journey to this point and beyond
here to say Our experience of cost improvement changes so far and
our action plan!
Developing a team value base – including an interactive
DON’T session getting you started on yours!
Outcome measures – interactive exploration of the pros
and cons, bring your current tools to share
We have developed ways to help you protect the Our Audits; formal and fun!
Assertive Outreach ethos, ensure best practice and Case study – how it works in practice including
prove your ongoing value in mental health services for overcoming the barriers
now and the future…. Genuine personal experiences and discussion
Q: What are we offering?
A: As a Demonstration Team for Service Evaluation we will
show how outcome measures and service evaluation can
This event is FREE!
protect the Assertive Outreach ethos in these changing times Limited places available so book early to
FREE interactive open days. These will include interactive avoid disappointment!
sessions, sharing best practice, meeting Team members. You
can even begin the service evaluation process here at our Contact:
workshops – The next day is on Team Leader East – Suzanne Wyatt
Thursday 14th October 2010 email@example.com 01283 504861
9.30am till 4pm Team Secretary – Jayne Cotton
Refreshments and lunch provided firstname.lastname@example.org 01283 504861
Held at the Learning Centre St Georges Hospital Stafford
Staffordshire ST16 3AG