ImROC works within the United Kingdom and across the globe with the following values, approaches and principles of practice

ImROC is: an independent ‘not for profit’ consultancy, training and research company focusing on and specialising in Recovery and improving the lives of people with long term conditions including mental health conditions.  

ImROC’s value statement is: working in partnership with individuals and communities to support systems, organisations and services to enable people with mental health conditions, emotional distress, long term conditions and social disabilities to live well and achieve their potential in communities of their choice. 

ImROC’s principles of practice are: held within five coproduced principles that underpin all aspects of the work

ImROC’s approach is held within The 10 Key Challenges to bring together everyone with a stake in the work, to identify the purpose, strengths and achievements, agree development priorities and goals and to create a plan to achieve these. 

ImROC brings relevant experience and expertise together to plan, develop, deliver and evaluate in coproduction. Careful attention is paid to facilitating inclusion and enabling full access and contribution to appreciative coproductive processes.

The 10 Key Challenges act as an organisational development blueprint for ImROC’s approach. 

ImROC’s Principles of Practice

ImROC’s principles of practice are: held within five coproduced principles that underpin all aspects of the work of ImROC. These are:

Bringing together, individuals, families, communities and service systems to work co-productively to identify the barriers to Recovery and Living Well and find ways of overcoming these.

Facilitating different relationships between health care and social care providers and those who they serve (local citizens, people who use services, families, community resources and groups) so that all expertise and experience is valued. Everyone’s contribution is important.

Building Recovery focused approaches, ways of working that appreciate and build on resources and strengths to inspire hope and belief in possibilities; grow power through learning together so that everyone has more control over their own conditions, treatment and whole lives. And since lives are fully enjoyed in communities, we seek to support people to access opportunities and prioritise the development of roles relationships and activities in communities, in their broadest sense.

Working across ‘places’ engaging with local community groups, including those that are hardest to reach, with health and social care services, assets and resources to build their confidence, capability and capacity to be fully inclusive. Actively seeking the views of people who find services hard to engage with and learning from them.

 Working individually and collectively to decrease material and social disadvantage.