Agenda and decisions

Adults and Communities Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Monday, 2 September 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Sparkenhoe Committee Room, County Hall, Glenfield. View directions

Contact: Mrs L. Walton (0116 305 2583)  Email: lauren.walton@leics.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

Webcast.

1.

Minutes of the meeting held on 10 June 2019 pdf icon PDF 144 KB

2.

Question Time.

3.

Questions asked by members under Standing Order 7(3) and 7(5).

4.

To advise of any other items which the Chairman has decided to take as urgent elsewhere on the agenda.

5.

Declarations of interest in respect of items on the agenda.

6.

Declarations of the Party Whip in accordance with Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rule 16.

7.

Presentation of Petitions under Standing Order 36.

8.

Domiciliary Care Service Post November 2020. pdf icon PDF 274 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That the proposed way forward regarding the re-procurement of domiciliary care services be noted.

 

9.

Carers' Support Update. pdf icon PDF 356 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

(a)  That the progress made in the delivery of the Joint Carers’ Strategy 2018-21 be noted and that the Committee continue to receive regular updates;

 

(b)  That Officers be requested to provide members of the Committee with details of the organisations signed up to the Employers Scheme, and how this is encouraged, for information;

 

(c)  That Officers be requested to provide members of the Committee with details of the coverage of the group work offer for young carers and the scope of the service provided by Barnardo’s for information.

 

10.

Record Office Business Case. pdf icon PDF 275 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

(a)  That the update on Phase One of the Collections and Learning Hub Project be noted;

 

(b)  That members of the Committee be requested to put forward suggestions for consideration that they or their constituents may have with regard to maximising the use of the old site once the relocation has taken place.

 

11.

Next Steps in Library Provision. pdf icon PDF 251 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

(a)  That the progress with library services be noted;

(b)  That the Committee’s comments on options in shaping the future direction of the service be taken into account as part of the forthcoming strategy refresh.

 

12.

Deprivation of Liberty Protection Safeguards. pdf icon PDF 275 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED:

That the current position with regard to Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and key changes regarding the implementation of Liberty Protection Safeguards be noted.

 

13.

Annual Report of the Leicestershire and Rutland Safeguarding Adults Board 2018/19. pdf icon PDF 394 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

That the Annual Report of the Leicestershire and Rutland Safeguarding Adults Board be noted.

 

14.

Annual Complaints and Compliments Report. pdf icon PDF 138 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

(a)  That the summary of the complaints and compliments for adult social care services commissioned or provided by the Adults and Communities Department in 2018-19 be noted;

(b)  That the Director be requested to include further detail regarding the length of time for responding to complaints in future reports.

 

15.

April - June 2019 Performance Report. pdf icon PDF 497 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED:

(a)  That the Adults and Communities Department’s performance for the period April to June 2019 be noted;

(b)  That Officers be requested to consider whether the number of voluntary hours for Community Managed Libraries could be recorded and reported to a future meeting.

 

16.

Date of next meeting.

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled to take place on 11 November 2019 at 2.00pm.

 

17.

Any other items which the Chairman has decided to take as urgent.