Social Work Services Sub Committee Minutes

Date:
Thursday 7 November 2013
Time:
10:00am
Place:
Woodbank, 30 Edinburgh Road, Dumfries, DG1 1NW

Attendance Details

Members:
Andy Ferguson (Chairman)-North West Dumfries
Jim H Dempster-Mid and Upper Nithsdale
Iain Dick-Stranraer and North Rhins
Jane S Maitland-Dee
Denis R Male-Annandale East and Eskdale
David J McKie-North West Dumfries
Officials:
Gavin Stevenson - Chief Executive
Judith Proctor - Director of Planning and Head of Joint Strategic Planning
Sheila Davies - Policy and Performance Advisor
Fidelma Eggo - Joint Planning and Commissioning Manager Learning Disability
Geoff Dean - Senior Social Work Manager
Kate MacLeod - Head of Care and Facilities Management
Claire Thomson - Governance Officer
Apologies:
Ian Carruthers - Annandale South
Item Number Item/Description
PUBLIC
1 SEDERUNT AND APOLOGIES

5 Members present, 1 Apology and 1 not present at start of meeting

2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

NONE declared

3 MINUTE OF MEETING OF 12 SEPTEMBER 2013

Decision

 

APPROVED

4 REPORT ON NATIONAL LEARNING DISABILITY STRATEGY “THE KEYS TO LIFE” - REPORT BY DIRECTOR OF PLANNING AND INTERIM CHIEF SOCIAL WORK OFFICER

Decision

 

4.1  NOTED the launch of the national Learning Disability Strategy and the need to develop a local response to this in partnership between health, social work services, wider council services, voluntary and third sector partners and with people with learning disabilities and carers;


AGREED

 

4.2  that the Community Health and Social Care Partnership Board would oversee the implementation of the strategy to ensure shared ownership; a partnership approach and appropriate links to the wider health and social care agenda; and

 

4.3  to receive further regular updates outlining the local plan to address the recommendations of the strategy including a summary of the current position in services and communities on a locality basis.


MEMBER - Denis Male entered the meeting - 6 Members present
 

5 PUBLIC BODIES BILL - NOTE ON GOVERNANCE, ACCOUNTABILITY AND LIABILITY - REPORT BY CHIEF EXECUTIVE, NHS DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY AND
CHIEF EXECUTIVE, DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY COUNCIL


Decision

 

NOTED

 

5.1  the content of the recently released draft explanatory note as summarised in section 8 of the report;

 

5.2  that the Health and Social Care Integration Programme Board had taken cognisance of the draft explanatory note in developing the integration implementation programme, mindful of the concerns raised both through NHS and local government forums about its detailed contents and as the draft explanatory note was further developed, its implications would be discussed at the planned workshop and through update reports to the shadow Health and Social Care Partnership; and

 

5.3  AGREED that an initial Integration Workshop for the Shadow Health and Social Care Partnership would be held before the end of the calendar year to explore locality management; accountability and financial models along with some practical examples in delivering integration.
 

6 INTEGRATING ADULT HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE IN DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY - UPDATE ON ACTIVITIES - REPORT BY CHIEF EXECUTIVE DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY COUNCIL AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY NHS

Decision

 

6.1  NOTED the work underway through the Health and Social Care Integration (HSCI) Programme Board as detailed at section 3 of the report and that further update reports will be brought to the CHSCPB as shadow HSCP; and

 

6.2 AGREED to receive a presentation from Grayling PR and Public Affairs on the development of a local Integrated Adult Health and Social Care Communications Programme at a future Integration Workshop to be programmed in the New Year.

 

 

7 INTEGRATION WORKSHOP - VERBAL UPDATE

Decision

 
NOTED that this had been discussed under items 5 and 6.
 

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

Decision

 

NOTED that there was no business deemed urgent.