Quality and practice team
Our quality and practice team are a group of skilled individuals from different disciplines, all with the common goal of ensuring SIL is able to provide the highest quality and safest support to people living with complex mental health conditions.
SIL’s Quality and Practice team is made up of mental health professionals including Registered Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists, whose role is to support the work of our Recovery Teams and to ensure a high level of professional competence across our assessment, transitions, support and recovery planning, and risk management processes.
The team is led by Greg Hall, RMN. Greg has over 24 years’ experience of Mental Health Nursing, holds a BA Hons in Forensic Care and is also a Registered Nurse Tutor.
The role of SIL’s Quality and Practice Team can be broken down into the following three key functions:
1. Referral and assessment
Ensuring clients moving into SIL provision do so safely and appropriately, through robust referral, assessment, transition and safeguarding processes.
- Effective management of the referral pipeline
- High quality, robust and accurate assessments led by a dedicated Assessment Team
- Oversight and management of risk.
2. Development of a skilled and competent workforce
Ensuring adequate support, training and audit processes are in place so that all clients are supported through the use of recovery-focussed assessment, risk and support planning, comprehensive review processes and recovery journey planning utilising a collaborative and whole-system approach.
- 3-day enhanced induction and recovery training
- Specific Hub workshops and events
- Service specific training.
3. Promoting and fostering partnerships
Working through all our teams with a culture based around recovery, collaboration and positive risk sharing to achieve the best possible outcomes for clients we support.
- Crisis management / mental health decline / complex presentation
- Support and guidance
- Risk register process.