Social Work Services Sub Committee Minutes

Date:
Thursday 7 March 2013
Time:
10:00am
Place:
Easterbrook Hall, The Crichton, Bankend Rd, Dfs

Attendance Details

Members:
Andy Ferguson (Chairman)-North West Dumfries
Karen Carruthers-Annandale East and Eskdale
Jim H Dempster-Mid and Upper Nithsdale
Iain Dick-Stranraer and North Rhins
David J McKie-North West Dumfries
Roberta Tuckfield-Wigtown West
Officials:
Lorna Meahan - Assistant Chief Executive
Judith Proctor - Director of Planning and Head of Joint Strategic Planning, Commissioning and Performance
Claire Thomson - Clerk
Apologies:
Jane S Maitland - Dee
Item Number Item/Description
PUBLIC
1 SEDERUNT AND APOLOGIES

6 Members present, 1 apology

2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

NONE declared

3 ADULT HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE INTEGRATION - SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO THE CONSULTATION - REPORT BY DIRECTOR OF PLANNING

Decision

 

3.1 WELCOMED the Scottish Government’s response to its consultation on adult health and social care integration;

 

3.2 NOTED the timescale within the response for legislation being presented to Parliament in the summer of 2013; and

 

3.3 AGREED that work in Dumfries and Galloway to develop its integrated approach will reflect the emerging guidance set out in this response.
 

4 JOINT STRATEGIC PLAN FOR OLDER PEOPLE - REPORT BY DIRECTOR OF PLANNING

Decision

 

AGREED

 

4.1 having considered the Joint Strategic Plan to offer comments for consideration in the consultation process with regard to the need for clarity in governance structures to ensure proper delivery of the Putting You First Programme; the need for more detailed information on the integration of IT systems and implications of data sharing; the need to recognise the diversity of needs of older people and concerns regarding the ability to finance and progress community care and home care for the elderly, the latter to be raised with both the UK and Scottish Governments; and

 

4.2 to receive further updates on progress in delivering the Joint Strategic Plan at future meetings.
 

5 HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE INTEGRATION LOCAL PROGRAMME - REPORT BY ASSISTANT CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Decision

 

NOTED

 

5.1 the comparison of the Scottish Government’s response to its consultation on adult health and social care integration with the locally agreed principles and that the local principles were broadly in line with the response;

 

5.2 the action being taken to establish programme management arrangements for the development of a detailed local integration model; and

 

5.3 AGREED to include an additional local principle of ‘self-determination’ and a commitment to a person centred approach to care.
 

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

Decision

 

NOTED that there was no business deemed urgent.