Social Work Services Sub Committee Minutes

Date:
Monday 15 June 2015
Time:
2:00PM
Place:
Council Offices, English Street, Dumfries

Attendance Details

Members:
Jim Dempster (Chairman)-Mid and Upper Nithsdale
Ian Carruthers-Annandale South
Iain Dick-Stranraer and North Rhins
Andy Ferguson-North West Dumfries
Jane Maitland-Dee
Denis Male-Annandale East and Eskdale
Ted Thompson-Lochar
Officials:
Graham Abrines - Head of Adult Services
Lucy Irons-Young - Governance Officer
In attendance:
Hazel Borland - Director of Nursing NHS
Katy Lewis - Director of Finance
Julie White - Chief Officer (Designate)
Vicky Freeman - Acting Head of Strategic Planning, Commissioning and Performance
Gail Robertson - Delayed Discharge Co-ordinator
Item Number Item/Description
PUBLIC
1 SEDERUNT AND APOLOGIES

7 Members present.

2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

NONE declared.

3 MINUTE OF MEETING OF 12 MARCH 2015

Decision

 

APPROVED

4 INTEGRATION OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE - STRATEGIC PLAN CONSULTATION DOCUMENT - REPORT BY CHIEF OFFICER (DESIGNATE)

Decision

 

4.1 AGREED the consultation document which related to the development of the Joint Strategic Plan for Health and Social Care;

 

NOTED

 

4.2 that a 10 week period of public consultation on the strategic plan was due to commence on Monday 22 June 2015 and end on Friday 28 August 2015; and

 

4.3 that the second draft Strategic Plan incorporating information gained from the public consultation would be available in October 2015 and this would be reported to the new Integration Joint Board.

5 IMPACT OF THE CHOICE GUIDANCE - REPORT BY GRAHAM ABRINES, HEAD OF ADULT SOCIAL WORK SERVICES, DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY COUNCIL, JOAN POLLARD, IMPROVEMENT LEAD (ACUTE AND DIAGNOSTICS DIRECTORATE), NHS DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY AND GAIL ROBERTSON, DELAYED DISCHARGE CO-ORDINATOR, NHS DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY

Decision

 

NOTED the updated on the implementation of the CHOICE guidance.

6 HEALTH AND SOCIAL OPTIONS IN LANGHOLM AND ESK VALLEY - REPORT BY JEFF ACE, CHIEF EXECUTIVE, NHS DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY

Decision

 

6.1 AGREED that the development of proposals in Annandale and Eskdale would form part of the Strategic Planning process of the Integrated Joint Board and the Locality Plan for Annandale and Eskdale;

 

6.2 RECOMMENDED to an early meeting of the formally constituted IJB that a Health and Social Care facility in Langholm should be considered for any future investment; and

 

6.3 NOTED that the Locality Manager for Annandale and Eskdale will meet with local elected members, health and social care staff and the wider community to discuss this priority for Langholm.

 

MEMBER - Ted Thompson left the meeting - 6 Members present

7 INTEGRATION JOINT BOARD - INTEGRATION JOINT BOARD MEMBERSHIP - REPORT BY JULIE WHITE, CHIEF OFFICER (DESIGNATE).

Decision

 

7.1 NOTED the nominations regarding membership of the IJB from both the Local Authority and the NHS Board;

 

7.2 AGREED that the membership of the IJB would be invited to attend workshops prior to the first meeting of the IJB; and

 

7.3 NOTED that the first meeting of the constituted IJB would take place in October 2015.

8 FINANCE UPDATE - VERBAL UPDATE

Decision

 

NOTED

 

8.1 the verbal update on the financial position and in particular the development of the Integrated Care Fund for 2015/16; work to agree the draft budget 2015/16; setting out the financial planning for the next 12 months; the joint piece of work commissioned through PriceWaterhouseCooper to look at due diligence; and

 

8.2 that a fuller update report on the work of the work streams and options will be presented to the IJB meeting in October.

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

Decision

 

9.1 NOTED that there was no other business deemed urgent by the Chairman.

 

9.2 As the last meeting of the Community Health and Social Care Partnership Board, the Chairman thanked Members from both Dumfries and Galloway Council and Dumfries and Galloway NHS for their commitment and contributions over the years.