The Trust’s Integrated Equality Action Plan for 2021 to 2023 was approved by the Board in March 2021, subject to our wider strategic review. The plan focuses on six Trustwide equality objectives as well as Directorate equality objectives.
Trust-wide service delivery objectives:
Improving access and experience of care for our Black service users
Reduce ethnic variation in the use of restraint and reduce restraint in absolute numbers.
Improve care and reasonable adjustments for service users with Learning Disabilities and Autism to reduce the use of restraint.
Trust-wide workforce objectives:
Improve representation of BAME staff in senior roles.
Reduce the overrepresentation of BAME staff in disciplinary proceedings.
Improve the career progression of disabled staff.
CAMHS: Improve access to CAMHS borough community services for Asian and Black young people.
Croydon and BDP: Improve access to virtual reality motor mechanic training for BAME service users in the Forensic Assertive Rehabilitation Pathway.
Lambeth: Improve care to Black service users on the Leo inpatient ward by implementing the “Trusted Friend” project.
Lewisham: Improve access to DIALOG interventions in the Primary Community Mental Health Service for BAME service users.
PMOA: Improve access to Memory Services for BAME service users.
PMOA: Improve access to psychological therapies for BAME mothers in perinatal teams.
Southwark: Improve access to psychological therapies to Black males in Southwark Community Mental Health teams.
The 2021-23 IEAP Equality Outcome Framework sets out what the equality objectives aim to achieve and how the outcomes will be measured.