Agenda and minutes

Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health - Thursday, 31st August, 2023 2.00 pm

Venue: Remote Meeting via Microsoft Teams. View directions

Contact: Belinda Trunfull  01273 335230

No. Item


Decisions made by the Lead Member on 18 July 2023 pdf icon PDF 8 KB


16.1     The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 18 July 2023.


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.


17.1     There were none.


Urgent items

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


18.1     There were none.




19.1     Reports referred to in the minutes below are contained in the minute book.


Commissioning East Sussex Mental Health Support Services pdf icon PDF 145 KB

Report by the Director of Adult Social Care and Health.



20.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Adult Social Care and Health regarding the commissioning of East Sussex Mental Health Support Services.




20.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED to:


1) Agree to the commissioning of a Lead Provider who will be responsible for a range of local support known as East Sussex Mental Health Support Services (East Sussex MHSS); 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.




20.3     The approaches set out in the project support priorities across East Sussex and its local systems.


20.4     The commissioning of Lead Provider and Mental Health Support Services in East Sussex is the first step towards an integrated support offer for people with mental health needs in East Sussex. It will support the modernisation of mental health provision and play a key role in how services work and deliver care.