Agenda and draft minutes

Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health - Wednesday, 28th September, 2022 10.00 am

Venue: Remote Meeting via Microsoft Teams. View directions

Contact: Belinda Trunfull  01273 335230

Items
No. Item

18.

Decisions made by the Lead Member on 6 September 2022 pdf icon PDF 11 KB

Minutes:

18.1   The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 6 September 2022.

 

19.

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:

19.1   Councillor John Unger declared a personal non prejudicial interest for item 4 stating that a relative administers the fund on behalf of a Local Authority.

 

20.

Reports

Minutes:

20.1   Copies of the reports referred to below are included in the minute book

21.

Household Support Fund pdf icon PDF 390 KB

Report by Director of Adult Social Care and Health

Minutes:

21.1   The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Adult Social Care and Health regarding the Household Support Fund (Three)

 

DECISIONS

 

21.2  The Lead Member RESOLVED to:

 

1. approve the proposed use of £2,216,783 of the Household Support Fund, to provide support to households with pensioners, households with a disabled person and other vulnerable households as set out in paragraph 2 of the report; and

2. delegate authority to the Director of Adult Social Care and Health to take all action necessary to implement the scheme.

 

Reasons

 

21.3   Household Support Fund 3 provides a further opportunity to extend the support to households with children, households with pensioners, households with a disabled person and other vulnerable households within East Sussex who are experiencing financial challenges.

 

 

22.

Direct Payments Support Service Provision pdf icon PDF 140 KB

Report by Director of Adult Social Care and Health

Minutes:

22.1   The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Adult Social Care and Health regarding Direct Payments Support Service (DPSS) Provision.

 

DECISIONS

 

22.2  The Lead Member RESOLVED to:

 

1. approve a commissioning exercise for DPSS which will ensure the new service is in place by 1 April 2024; and

2. delegate authority to the Director of Adult Social Care and Health to take all necessary actions to give effect to the implementation of the above recommendation.

 

Reasons

 

22.3   DPSS offer vital provision to support eligible individuals with their management of their Direct Payments and in turn to meet their care and support needs. As such, it is important that future DPSS promote personalised care and self-directed support and the commission will enable the development of the future model.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23.

Procurement of online sexual health services pdf icon PDF 130 KB

Report by Director of Adult Social Care and Health

Additional documents:

Minutes:

23.1   The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Adult Social Care and Health regarding the procurement of the online Sexual Health service.

 

DECISIONS

 

23.2  The Lead Member RESOLVED to:

 

1 agree to proceed to procurement with a contract for online sexual health services which covers all divisions in East Sussex; and

2 agree to delegate authority to the Director of Public Health to take all necessary actions to give effect to the implementation of the procurement of the online sexual health service and to finalise the service specification.

 

Reasons

 

23.3   The proposed contract covers all divisions in East Sussex and it was agreed to proceed to procurement with a contract for online sexual health services.

 

 

24.

Extension of current Integrated Lifestyle Service Contract pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Report by Director of Adult Social Care and Health

Minutes:

24.1   The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Adult Social Care and Health regarding an extension of the current Integrated Lifestyle Service (ILS) contract.

 

DECISIONS

 

24.2  The Lead Member RESOLVED to approve the Modification Request Form to extend the current ILS contract for a further eight months with the existing provider, at a value of £1,377,009.

 

Reasons

 

24.3   The rationale for extending the current ILS contract, and the reasons for extending it with the existing provider are clear and represent best value for East Sussex County Council.