Publication - Strategy/plan

Perinatal mental health services: needs assessment and recommendations

Published: 6 Mar 2019
Part of:
Children and families, Health and social care
ISBN:
9781787816497

Recommendations across all tiers of service delivery, with the aim of ensuring that Scotland has the best services for women with, or at risk of, mental ill health in pregnancy or the postnatal period, their infants, partners and families.

Perinatal mental health services: needs assessment and recommendations
Appendix 5

Appendix 5

Quality indicators for perinatal mental health services Quality indicators for community services

National Indicator

Measure

Type

1.

Fidelity to model of service provision in board area

National and local audit

2.

Number of women receiving specialist assessment

Proportion of total deliveries

Service Indicator

Measure

Type

1.

Time from referral to initial assessment

Proportion outwith standard

Process indicator

2.

Time from referral to psychological therapy commencement, where indicated

Proportion outwith standard

Process indicator

3.

Complaints received

Number of complaints as proportion of caseload

Process indicator

4.

Change in mental health (e.g., HoNOS)

Change from entry to exit from service

Clinician rated outcome measure

5.

Change in symptoms (e.g., CORE-OM)

Change from entry to exit from service

Patient rated outcome measure

6.

Mother-infant relationship (e.g., PBQ)

Change from entry to exit from service

Patient rated outcome measure

7.

Satisfaction with care (e.g., POEM)

Change from entry to exit from service

Patient related experience measure

Quality indicators for MBUs

National Indicator

Measure

Type

1.

Fidelity to model of service provision in board area

National and local audit

2.

Number of women, who retain custody of their child, admitted to non-MBU bed

Proportion of total admissions

Service Indicator

Measure

Type

1.

Time from referral to MBU admission

Proportion outwith standard

Process indicator

2.

Time from referral to psychological therapy commencement, where indicated

Proportion outwith standard

Process indicator

3.

Complaints received

Number of complaints as proportion of caseload

Process indicator

4.

Change in mental health (e.g., HoNOS)

Change from entry to exit from service

Clinician rated outcome measure

5.

Change in symptoms (e.g., CORE-OM)

Change from entry to exit from service

Patient rated outcome measure

6.

Mother-infant relationship (e.g., BMIS or

Change from entry to exit

Patient rated outcome

Louis-MACRO)

from service

measure

7.

Satisfaction with care (e.g., POEM)

Change from entry to exit

Patient related

from service

experience measure


Contact

Email: MentalHealthStrategyandCoordinationUnit@gov.scot