Research & Service Improvement

The Options for Care Research Forum meets on a bi-monthly basis and has an active research programme

Current members:

  • Consultant Clinical Psychologist
  • Registered Manager (RMN)
  • Senior Clinical Occupational Therapy Lead
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • CEO
  • Consultant Psychiatrist
  • Senior Assistant Psychologist
  • Senior Lecturer in Mental Health

Current areas of research:

  • Exploring the experiences of staff members who take part in service-level formulation.
  • Investigating the link between formulation and care planning.
  • Development of assessment tools specifically designed for use in mental health rehabilitation.

Research piece: Understanding the needs of Options for Care service users

A joint project carried out by psychologists working at the University of Birmingham Centre for Applied Psychology and Options for Care.

START Service Evaluation Summary 2020

Options for Care is continually reviewing and improving service quality

Service User Survey – August 2020

Service User Survey – March 2017

Staff Survey – June 2017

Service User Survey – January 2016