What is I•ROC wellbeing?

I•ROC wellbeing is a powerful set of outcome measurement tools for mental health recovery. Designed to provide interactive engagement between person, practitioner and organisation, the tools can be can be used in digital and paper format. Together they create a holistic picture of recovery and wellbeing, helping to identify high priority areas, set aims and track progress along the recovery journey.

The suite of tools includes:

  • HOPE® - A framework for wellbeing based on Home, Opportunity, People, Empowerment.
  • I•ROC® - Individual Recovery Outcomes Counter - A facilitated self-assessment that uses the HOPE® framework and 12 indicators of wellbeing to assess and measure personal recovery.
  • HOPE® Toolkit - Personal plans and wellbeing tools that link to I•ROC and promote recovery.
  • I•ROC® Digital - A secure client management system and mobile app that can be used on and offline.

The tools provide a consistent, reliable and flexible way of working across an organisation to deliver meaningful results. I•ROC wellbeing allows service providers and workers real time access to data and reporting which can be measured at individual, service or organisational level.

Validation of I•ROC

I•ROC has been validated as an outcome measurement tool for mental health recovery by the University of Abertay in Dundee, Scotland. It is already being used by organisations in the UK, Spain, the Netherlands, the USA, Australia and China.

This is an approach that has been developed by people with lived experience of mental ill health and practitioners. The individual needs, hopes and dreams of each person are placed at the centre.

Read more about I•ROC in this article from the British Journal of Mental Health Nursing.

Who would use I•ROC wellbeing?

For Organisations who are looking for:

  • Consistent approach
  • Shared language of recovery
  • Measurement of impact
  • Strategic Planning Tool

For the Practitioner who wants to have:

  • Clarity of purpose
  • Support tools and resources
  • Confidence in approach
  • Ability to measure 'distance travelled' of person

For the Person who wants to:

  • Identify factors that impact own wellbeing
  • Define personal outcomes
  • Shape and manage own recovery
  • Develop strategies of self-management

Why use I•ROC wellbeing?

I•ROC wellbeing is an approach developed by people in Scotland with experience of mental health, mental ill health and recovery. It is now used by many organisations in the UK and around the world. It is designed to create a partnership between people who use services, practitioners and organisations.


What makes a difference to me

What matters to me?

My Practitioner

Has training and tools to assess and plan for what matters.

Works with me to make a difference.

My Organisation

Has an integrated outcomes approach to recovery.

Captures and tracks recovery data so it can make an even greater difference.

I•ROC is

  • Recovery Focused
  • An Outcomes Based Approach
  • Validated
  • Interactive
  • Educational
  • Transformative

I•ROC Digital is

  • Secure
  • On & Offline
  • Client Management System
  • Mobile App
  • Outcome based reports for the person
  • Outcome based reports for the organisation
  • Management Information Tool

HOPE Toolkit is

  • Linked to I•ROC
  • Recovery Focused
  • Comprehensive
  • Holistic
  • Person Centred
  • Transformative
"A clear system of process to work with as well as a shared language of outcomes"