Agenda and minutes

Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health
Tuesday, 8th January, 2019 9.30 am

Venue: Committee Room, County Hall, Lewes. View directions

Contact: Hannah Matthews, Democratic Services Officer  01273 335 138

Items
No. Item

1.

Decisions made by the Lead Member on 27 November 2018 pdf icon PDF 8 KB

Minutes:

10.       The Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 27 November 2018.

2.

Disclosure of interests

Disclosure by all Members present of personal interests in matters on the agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the Members regard the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct.

Minutes:

11.1     There were no disclosures of interest.

3.

Urgent items

Notification of any items which the Lead Member considers urgent and proposes to take at the appropriate part of the agenda.

Minutes:

12.1     There were no urgent items.

4.

Transfer of Phoenix Centre Older People's Day Service from Sussex Community Development Association to East Sussex County Council pdf icon PDF 223 KB

Report by the Director of Adult Social Care and Health

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

13.1     The Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health considered a report by the Director of Adult Social Care and Health in relation to the transfer of the Phoenix Centre Older People’s Day Service from Sussex Community Development Association (SCDA) to East Sussex County Council, following an unsuccessful tendering process. The Lead Member was advised that this transfer will result in a sustained service which can be delivered at £71.67, a rate which is lower than the bid price of the tender which was received. Further information contained within the exempt report, listed as agenda item 7, was considered in conjunction with this report.

 

13.2     The Local Member, Councillor Philip Daniel, was in attendance and spoke to this item. It was requested that a copy of the Service Plan is made available to Members.

 

13.3     The Lead Member thanked the Sussex Community Development Association for its work in delivering the service at the Phoenix Centre since July 2014.

 

13.4     RESOLVED to: (1) approve that the older people’s day service at the Phoenix Centre is delivered directly by the County Council from 1 April 2019; and

                                      (2) delegate authority to the Director of Adult Social Care and Health to take any action they consider necessary to give effect to recommendation 1 to ensure a smooth transition for clients, carers and staff by 1 April 2019.

 

Reasons

 

13.5     Following an unsuccessful tender for the delivery of day services at the Phoenix Centre a robust financial appraisal was undertaken. The transfer of this provision to the council’s older peoples Directly Provided service (DPS) will ensure a sustained and continued level of service to clients and staff.

 

6.

Exclusion of the press and public.

To consider excluding the public and press from the meeting for the remaining agenda item on the grounds that if the public and press were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as specified in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), namely information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

Minutes:

14.1     RESOLVED to exclude the public and press on the basis that if they remained present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as specified in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), namely information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

7.

Transfer of Phoenix Centre Older People's Day Service from Sussex Community Development Association to East Sussex County Council

Report by the Director of Adult Social Care and Health.

 

Minutes:

15.1     The Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health considered exempt information contained within this report prior to taking a decision on agenda item 4 (see minute 13).

 

15.2     RESOLVED to: note the contents of this report.