Agenda and draft minutes

Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health
Tuesday, 24th September, 2019 12.30 pm

Venue: CC1, 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 26 June 2019 pdf icon PDF 8 KB

Minutes:

6.1       The Lead Member approved as a correct record the decisions made on 26 June 2019.

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:

7.1       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:

8.1       There were no urgent items.

4.

Meals in the Community Subsidies pdf icon PDF 180 KB

Report by the Director of Adult Social Care.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

9.1       The Lead Member considered a report on the proposed changes to the provision of Meals in the Community.

9.2       The Lead Member RESOLVED to:

1) note the report, the outcomes of the consultation and the Equality Impact Assessment;

2) thank those who responded to the consultation and the scrutiny board for its comments;

3) agree to the changes to the Meals in the Community subsidy as outlined in the report

4) agree to withdrawing the subsidy from the Lunch Clubs as outlined in the report; and

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

Reason

9.3       The new arrangements will be reviewed to ensure the revised approach is being properly implemented and the savings achieved will be monitored through the Council Plan.

9.4       There is a strong rationale for the changes proposed based upon the outcome of the consultation and Equality Impact Assessment.

 

 

5.

Changes in approach to supporting Working Age Adults pdf icon PDF 174 KB

Report by the Director of Adult Social Care.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

10.1     The Lead Member considered a report on proposed changes in how Working Age Adults are supported to meet eligible care needs and achieve proposed savings.

10.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED to:

1) note the report, the outcomes of the consultation and the Equality Impact Assessment;

2) thank those who responded to the consultation and the scrutiny board for its comments;

3) agree the proposed changes in practice outlined in this report that will meet eligible care needs and ensure appropriate support is offered to Working Age Adults;

4) agree the phased approach to implementing the proposals through carrying out individual reviews of all current care plans; and

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

Reason

10.3     There is a strong rationale for the changes proposed based upon the initial audit of cases and comparative analysis undertaken, along with the consultation and Equalities Impact Assessment.

10.4     These changes will see the budget reduced by £495,000 by 2020/21, which will be achieved by changes to people’s care packages. All changes to services will be based on an individual’s strengths and needs and will be implemented after review of individual cases.