Social Work Services Sub Committee Minutes

Date:
Friday 6 July 2012
Time:
10:00am
Place:
Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries

Attendance Details

Members:
Andy Ferguson (Chairman)-North West Dumfries
Iain Dick-Stranraer and North Rhins
Gail Macgregor-Annandale North
Jane S Maitland-Dee
David J McKie-North West Dumfries
Roberta Tuckfield-Wigtown West
Officials:
John Alexander - Director of Social Work
Claire Caution - Performance Improvement Officer, Committtee and Member Services
Liz Manson - Service Manager, Planning and Performance
Judith Proctor - Director of Planning, Head of Strategic Commissioning and Performance
In attendance:
Andrew Johnston (Chairman) - NHS Non Executive Member
Jeff Ace - Chief Executive NHS
Andrew Campbell - NHS Non Executive Member
Hazel Dyles - NHS Non Exective Member
Thomas Sloan - NHS Non Executive Member
Apologies:
James H Dempster - Mid and Upper Nithsdale
Item Number Item/Description
PUBLIC
1 SEDERUNT AND APOLOGIES

5 Members present, 1 apology
2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Decision

 

NONE declared

3 SOCIAL WORK SERVICES COMMITTEE DELEGATIONS TO SOCIAL WORK SUB COMMITTEE - REPORT BY DIRECTOR CHIEF EXECUTIVE SERVICE

Decision

 

3.1 NOTED the remit of the Social Work Services Sub-Committee being that it meets on a conjoined basis with a Committee of the NHS with the following delegations:

  • Ensure that the provision of Health and Social Care Services contributes to the delivery of the priorities of both organisations and as agreed and set out in the Community Plan and Single Outcome Agreement
  • Meet statutory responsibilities of the Council in respect of services for vulnerable adults and carers
  • Meet national policy objectives in a local context
  • Deliver outcomes which support and improve the health, wellbeing and ability to live independently, according to their aspirations, of those requiring Community Health & Social Care Services
  •  Ensure that the Partnership with the NHS is planning for the future demands arising from demographic challenges and changes in the expectations of service users and their carers
  • Ensure that services are delivered in an equitable manner, address inequalities and meet the needs of Dumfries and Galloway’s rural and dispersed population
  • Ensure sound financial management and Best Value of the resources made available for these services
  • Ensure the joint vision and any future developments in services is supported by effective involvement and consultation with relevant stakeholders, particularly those people who use services or may use services in the future and their carers. The current standards for Community Engagement will underpin joint service planning and delivery.

MEMBER - Gail McGregor entered the meeting - 6 Members present

4 UPDATE ON INTEGRATION OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE - REPORT BY POLICY AND PERFORMANCE ADVISOR

Decision

 

4.1    AGREED The Community Health and Social Care Partnership Board will undertake a workshop session to consider the Strategic Partnership’s joint response to the Scottish Government Consultation on Integration of Adult Health and Social Care.

5 UPDATE REPORT ON PROGRESS WITH CHSCPB DEVELOPMENT - REPORT BY DIRECTOR OF PLANNING AND HEAD OF JOINT STRATEGIC PLANNING, COMMISSIONING AND PERFORMANCE

Decision

 

AGREED having considered the update on the actions, to receive a further position statement on the development plan for 2012-13 at a future meeting of the Board.

6 ANY OTHER BUSINESS WHICH THE JOINT CHAIRMAN MAY DECIDE IS URGENT DUE TO THE NEED FOR A DECISION

Decision

 

NOTED that there was no other business deemed urgent by the chairman due to the need for a decision at this meeting.