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HSCP Annual Performance Report 2018/19

The HSCP Annual Performance Report 2018/19 is now available to view

Annual Performance Report 2018/19

The Annual Performance Report sets out how we have delivered on our vision and strategic commitments over the reporting period 2018/19. This covers the first year of our current 3 year Strategic Plan. The report provides relevant performance and financial information as well as real-life examples and case studies of the work we have been undertaking over the year.

Our Strategic Plan 2018-21 sets out our vision for "Working together with the people of East Renfrewshire to improve lives" and our seven strategic priorities to support:

  • mental wellbeing among children, young people and their families;
  • community justice outcomes and reduced offending; 
  • reduced health inequalities;
  • greater independence at home;
  • support for people experiencing mental ill-health;
  • reduced unplanned admissions to hospital;
  • support for unpaid carers.

2018/19 Key Performance Highlights

Children and Families:

  • 89% increase in improved outcomes for children after parent/carer completion of our Psychology of Parenting Project (PoPP).
  • 90% of children/young people attending our Family Wellbeing Service with improved emotional health at end of programme.
  • 100% of parents of children who have received an autism diagnosis have opportunity to access Cygnet post diagnostic programme within 12 months.
  • 94% of children being looked after in the community rather than institutional setting (5th best in Scotland).
  • 0% Child Protection Re-Registrations within 18 months (the best in Scotland).

Community Justice and Addictions:

  • 100% of people reported that their Community Payback Order helped to reduce their offending.
  • 64% of women and 87% of children accessing domestic abuse support services demonstrated a positive improvement in their outcomes.
  • 94% of people were able to access alcohol and drug services that support their recovery within three weeks.
  • 22% of people moved from drug/alcohol treatment into recovery and 23% demonstrated a positive improvement in their alcohol and drug recovery outcomes.

Health Improvement:

  • Premature mortality rate remains significantly below the national average at 301 per 100,000 (Scotland 425).
  • Male life expectancy at birth in our 15% most deprived communities is 73.9 compared to 69.7 for Scotland.
  • Female life expectancy at birth in our 15% most deprived communities is 79.2 compared to 75.7 for Scotland.

Supporting independence:

  • 74% of those receiving reablement (homecare) support have seen their care needs reduced.
  • 92% of people reported that their 'living where you/as you want to live' needs were being met.
  • 7.5% of adult social work spend is spent through SDS Options 1 and 2 (fifth best in Scotland).

Mental Health:

  • Now have Community Link Workers in all of our GP practices.
  • 49% reduction in bed days for individuals accessing Dialectic Behavioural Therapy (DBT)

Unscheduled Hospital Care:

  • Average of 4 delayed discharges per month
  • 7,320 emergency hospital admissions (adults) - down 9.7% from 2016/17
  • End of life care - 88% of last six months of life spent in a community setting

Unpaid Carers:

  • 78% of carers reported 'quality of life for carers' needs fully met.

A copy of the full Annual Performance Report 2018/19 is available to view at

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