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Our Foundation Trust Plans


1 September to26 November

Get involved, make a difference

The next 30 minutes

  • Our consultation presentation

    • Who we are and what we do

    • The benefits a Foundation Trust offers

    • The role you can play – becoming a member, electing governors, becoming a governor

  • The consultation issues – your views

Who we are and what we do?

  • Most people know us as AWP

  • The Trust’s vision is to enable and empower people to reach their potential and live fulfilling lives

  • Our values inspire us in achieving our vision

    • Listening

    • Challenging stigma and promoting equality

    • Being accountable to our communities

    • Harnessing the enthusiasm and skills of our staff

  • We embrace partnerships with organisations that share our vision. We hold NHS values that guide behaviours that are expected from all service users, public and staff

What we do

  • Provide mental health and social care support for

    • Older people

    • Adults of working age

    • Children and adolescents

    • Those with issues relating to drug and alcohol misuse

    • People with learning disabilities

  • We also provide secure services and work with the police and prison service throughout the south west

What we do

  • Operate across 2,200 square miles

  • Manage 15 in-patient facilities, 90 community bases

  • Provide treatment & care in people’s own homes wherever possible

  • Employ some 4,000 staff

  • Manage a budget of approximately £200m

  • Help people to reach their potential and live fulfilling lives

  • Fight mental health stigma

What we do in North Somerset

Provide mental health services to:

Adults of working age and older people

Contacts in 2008/09 with 52,391 service users in the community

391 in-patient admissions in 2008/09

Specialised and Secure Services

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Specialist Drug & Alcohol Services

Drug & Alcohol Criminal Justice Delivery

326 AWP staff are based in North Somerset

Adults of working age

Primary care services

Early intervention, psychosis

Community teams

Crisis services

Assertive outreach services

Psychological therapies

In-patient services, including rehabilitation

Older people

Community teams

Day services

Intensive Support Team

Inreach Team

Liaison services

In-patient services

The mental health services we provide

  • Delivered from community sites across Weston-super-Mare, Clevedon, in-patient beds in Weston-super-Mare

The mental health services we provide..2

  • Specialised and Secure Services

    • Secure forensic services, including medium secure in-patient beds

    • High dependency rehabilitation services (low secure beds)

    • Services to the criminal justice system

    • Learning disability in-patient services

    • Rehabilitation services

    • Services dealing with eating disorders, personality disorders and mothers and babies

    • Psychiatric intensive care services

  • Delivered primarily from Fromeside, Bristol; through the criminal justice system across the South West; in various in-patient sites

The mental health services we provide..3

  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

    • Staff seconded into Weston CAMHS service, namely dance, drama, art and psychology services

  • Specialist Drug and Alcohol Services

    • Specialised drug and alcohol opiate replacement prescribing

    • Community detoxification/harm reduction/health promotion

    • Psychosocial interventions

    • Dual diagnosis - partner agencies; shared-care GP services, community care assessment

    • In-patient detoxification at Long Fox Unit

  • Services delivered from 47 The Boulevard Weston-super-Mare

The mental health services we provide..4

  • Drug & Alcohol - Criminal Justice delivery

    • Operating in HM prisons throughout the South West including Bristol, Dartmoor, Dorchester, Eastwood Park, Erlestoke, Gloucester, Guys Marsh, Leyhill, Portland, Shepton Mallet

    • Provide various treatments including:

      • CARAT (Counselling, Assessment, Referral, Advice and Throughcare) services

      • Rehabilitation services

      • Integrated drug treatment services

    • Criminal Justice intervention teams

Local Authority Performance

PCT Operating Plan Targets

What is a Foundation Trust?

  • Integral part of the NHS

  • Non profit making

  • Membership organisation

    • Service users

    • Carers

    • Local people

    • Staff

  • Read our consultation documents

Benefits of being a Foundation Trust

  • Greater community involvement

  • More influence for service users and carers

  • Flexibility to shape services to meet local needs – now and in the future

  • Sign of quality within the NHS

Who can become a member?

Anyone aged over 16

People who use our services

Those who care for people who use our services

Local residents

Our staff

People interested in mental health

Why become a member?

Make a difference

Tell us how we could improve services in your area

Speak up for good mental health

Share your expertise and experience

Be better informed

Learn more about mental health wellbeing

Receive regular information on the work of the Trust

Demonstrate your support for mental health

Why become a member?

Play an active role

Sit on advisory groups about service improvement

Be consulted about major changes

Elect governors

Stand for election

Choose the extent of your involvement

Time spent is up to you

No cost or payment involved

Governors in a Foundation Trust

Elected by members to represent staff, the public, service users and carers

For terms of up to three years

Other governors nominated by partner organisations such as primary care trusts, local authorities, universities and voluntary organisations

Link between Board of Directors and members

Role of governors

  • New appointments

    • Appoint Chairs, Non-Executive Directors

    • Approve the appointment of the Trust’s Chief Executive

  • Approve the appointment of the Trust’s auditors

  • Receive and be consulted on plans submitted by the Board of Directors

  • Receive the Trust’s annual report, annual accounts and annual plan

  • Trust’s membership strategy

    • Review annually

    • Contribute to its on going development

At each event – consultation issues

  • Ideas for engaging with young people

  • Having dedicated service user and carer constituencies

  • Your views on our plans for constituencies

  • The size of the board of governors

  • Governors working together – informed by members’ views

  • Assessing the performance of the Board of Governors

At each event – consultation issues

  • Encouraging members to vote in elections

  • Encouraging members to stand for election as governors

  • Members and governors speaking out for mental health

  • Any other comments on our proposals to become an NHS Foundation Trust

At each event - information stands

  • PALS – Patient Advice & Liaison Service

    • For service comments

  • NHS Constitution

    • rights and obligations

  • Mental Health Awareness

    • Combating stigma

As a Foundation Trust…

  • A stronger voice for communities through membership

  • Greater flexibility to shape services to meet local needs

  • Trust wide resources to back up local services

  • Specialist services, delivered cost effectively

  • Financial flexibility to plan for the future

  • Board of Governors’ representation for partner organisations

  • Reassurance of quality and value

And finally

  • Consultation from 1 September to 26 November

  • Complete the formal consultation feedback form

  • Visit our website – www.awp.nhs.uk

  • Telephone us with your views on 0800 694 9990 or 01249 468 377

  • Email us at foundationtrustinfo@awp.nhs.uk

  • Give us your thoughts at other public meetings we are holding

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