Social Work Services Sub Committee Minutes

Date:
Thursday 9 May 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
Jane S Maitland-Dee
David J McKie-North West Dumfries
Roberta Tuckfield-Wigtown West
Officials:
Gavin Stevenson - Chief Executive
Lorna Meahan - Assistant Chief Executive
Judith Proctor - Director of Planning and Head of Joint Strategic Planning
Linda Owen - PYF Programme Manager
Claire Thomson - Clerk
Item Number Item/Description
PUBLIC
1 SEDERUNT AND APOLOGIES

7 Members present

2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

2.1 David McKie declared an interest due to the fact that his daughter is employed by NHS Dumfries and Galloway as an Operations Planning Manager and determined that, having taken advice, that this did not affect his continued membership of the Board nor required him to leave the meeting for consideration of the business to be conducted.

 

2.2 Karen Carruthers declared an interest due to the fact that she is employed by NHS Dumfries and Galloway and had determined that, having taken advice, that this did not affect her continued membership of the Board nor required her to leave the meeting for consideration of the business to be conducted.
 

3 PUTTING YOU FIRST - SECOND ANNUAL REPORT - REPORT BY THE PUTTING YOU FIRST PROGRAMME MANAGER

Decision

 

NOTED


3.1 the content of the second Putting You First (PYF) programme Annual Report as detailed in the Appendix to the report;

3.2 the progress made in year 2 of the PYF 5 year change programme for health and social care services in Dumfries and Galloway and that the key developments in the programme included:
• The development of eight Workstreams with leadership being provided by
Executive Directors and Senior Managers across the partnership.
• Testing change both within the three pathfinder areas and, in some projects, regionwide, including testing integrated ways of working in the Dumfries Health & Social Care Hub, low level support to people who have long term conditions, provision of basic foot care and on-ward befriending.
• Involving individuals and staff from across the partnership in the development and delivery of the programme.
• The development of a Joint Strategic Plan for Older people;

3.3 the key areas of focus for the programme which are planned for year 3 which includes Implementation of all eight Workstream plans including:
• Development and testing of Teleclincs and remote monitoring.
• Testing and implementing community based forward looking care plans.
• Refreshing and ensuring the efficient and effective provision of equipment.
• Development of intermediate care options which may support people with
more acute needs within community provision safely.
• The development of a Timebanking model.
• Increasing the range of support to Carers.
• Falls prevention work.
• Models of seamless care.
• Further development of the evaluation programme and evaluation of individual
projects and schemes; and

3.4 FURTHER NOTED that the Workstream Steering Groups were also responsible for identifying possible areas of disinvestment and potential opportunities to shift the balance of care in order to avoid duplication of resources.
 

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

Decision

 

4.1 NOTED the presentation on the emerging integration model, particularly the focus on the local area and community developments;

 

4.2 CONSIDERED the information outlined on the report and in the presentation in relation to effective planning, commissioning and delivery of integrated health and social care services to meet identified individual needs;

 

4.3 NOTED the work underway through the establishment of the Health and Social Care Integration (HSCI) Programme Board to develop a model to progress health and social care integration for Adult Services; and

 

4.4 FURTHER AGREED to receive a detailed evaluation of the two structural options currently proposed by the Scottish Government as detailed at 4.2 in the report and also an analysis of a possible third option which may be a hybrid, taking account the agreed principles, in order to agree a model to be progressed for formal consideration by both statutory bodies in Dumfries and Galloway.
 

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

Decision

 

NOTED that there was no business deemed urgent.