Nithsdale Area Committee (Community) Minutes

Date:
Tuesday 13 October 2015
Time:
6:30pm
Place:
Troqueer Primary School

Attendance Details

Members:
Ted Thompson (Chairman) - Lochar
John Syme (Vice-Chairman) - Mid and Upper Nithsdale
Graham Bell - North West Dumfries
Ian Blake - Abbey
Jim H Dempster - Mid and Upper Nithsdale
Jeff Leaver - Lochar
David J McKie - North West Dumfries
Ronnie Nicholson - North West Dumfries
Davie Stitt - Abbey
Alastair Witts - Nith
Andrew S Wood - Mid and Upper Nithsdale
Officials:
Kirsty Peden - Governance Officer
Rebecca Aldridge - Locality Social Work Manager
Alison Solley - Locality Manager Nithsdale
In attendance:
Vicky Freeman - Acting Head of Strategic Planning
Tina Gibson - Public Health Practicioner
Tricia Kirk - Interim Nursing Manager
Gail Meier - Interim Lead Nurse
Apologies:
Rob Davidson - Abbey
Gillian Dykes - Mid and Upper Nithsdale
Andy Ferguson - North West Dumfries
Jack Groom - Nith
Yen Hongmei Jin - Lochar
Ivor A Hyslop - Lochar
John Martin - Nith
Tom A McAughtrie - Abbey
Colin Smyth - Nith
Item Number Item/Description
PUBLIC
1 SEDERUNT AND APOLOGIES

11 Members present, 9 apologies.

2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

NONE declared.

3 HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE INTEGRATION - AREA COMMUNITY MEETING AS PART OF THE CONSULTATION ARRANGEMENTS FOR NITHSDALE LOCALITY PLAN - REPORT BY GENERAL MANAGER HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE INTEGRATION

Decision

 

AGREED

 

3.1    to receive a presentation on the Nithsdale Locality Plan which would include a short section on the strategic plan alongside information about the locality plan; and

 

3.2    that the format would be a short presentation followed by facilitated discussion in breakout groups.

 

PROCEDURE the Chairman advised that the meeting would now break to allow members of the public to participate in workshops to discuss the following questions on the Nithsdale Locality Plan:

 

(a)      Is there anything else you think should be included? If so, what?

(b)      How can we improve the way we work together so that people get the support they need?

 

MEMBER - Jeff Leaver left the meeting - 10 Members present.

 


3.3     AGREED that the comments received from the public discussion group, as detailed below, would inform the content of the final Nithsdale Locality Plan.

 

Is there anything else you think should be included? If so, what?

  • Disability/Dementia friendly communities
  • All who receive health & social care
  • Ensure engagement with third sector

 How can we improve the way we work together so that people get the support they need?

  • GP Practices need to be aware who receives services
  •  Understanding each other’s roles
  • Time to assess to provide appropriate support
  • Joining up services
     
4 PUBLIC FORUM

Decision

 

NOTED  that there were no items for discussion.

5 ANY OTHER BUSINESS DEEMED URGENT BY THE CHAIRMAN DUE TO THE NEED FOR A DECISION

NOTED that there was no item of business deemed urgent by the Chairman due to the need for a decision.