Routine measurement of outcomes for VCS clients incl. Social Prescribing
This webinar was intended for anyone working in primary care or Voluntary and Community Sector programme delivery and routine client/patient outcome measurement.
Whole organisation and combined service and service specific approaches were discussed. Three organisations shared three different approaches to measuring outcomes for clients/patients that engage in Social Prescribing and or community services and a combination of the two:
The session was introduced by Jane South, Bromley by Bow Outcome Measurement Advisory Group Chair, Professor of Healthy Communities at the Institute for Health & Wellbeing at Leeds Beckett University, national adviser on healthy communities for Public Health England.
Additional resources from the chat discussion:
Personal Wellbeing Score (PWS) https://r-outcomes.com
Evaluation of the British Red Cross community connectors programme : final report, Social Return on Investment : May 2019 – http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/161372/
Impact of social prescribing to address loneliness: A mixed methods evaluation of a national social prescribing programme – https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/hsc.13200
Toolkit to think about using outcome measures in community projects: https://issuu.com/niftyfoxcreative/docs/proms_booklet_final
Challenges of using measures and what helps with implementation: https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/10/10/e039116
Macmillan Social Prescribing Programme included SROI: https://www.bbbc.org.uk/services/social-prescribing-for-health-and-wellbeing/social-prescribing-reports/
Comprehensive set of PROMs and PREMs: https://bmjopenquality.bmj.com/content/bmjqir/9/1/e000789.full.pdf