Agenda and decisions

Adults and Communities Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Monday, 11 November 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

1.

Minutes of the meeting held on 2 September 2019 pdf icon PDF 340 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.

Adult Social Care Target Operating Model pdf icon PDF 426 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

(a)  That officers be requested to provide members of the Committee with a further breakdown of the data regarding older persons’ placements into residential care;

(b)  That the update on the progress of developing and implementing the Adult Social Care Target Operating Model be noted.

 

9.

Lightbulb Service pdf icon PDF 737 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED:

(a)  That the Director of Adults and Communities be requested to provide members of the Committee with examples of service user end to end waiting times for equipment installation and for when equipment is serviced, or repairs are made;

(b)  That the Director of Adults and Communities be requested to provide members of the Committee with the figures of actual spend of Disabled Facilities Grant funding for Leicestershire, by District for Quarter 1;

(c)  That the update on the Lightbulb Service be noted.

 

10.

Consultation on the Adults and Communities Department Ambitions and Draft Strategy 2020-24 pdf icon PDF 404 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

(a)  That the Director of Adults and Communities be requested to consider the language used with respect of the Strategy and the associated survey documentation to ensure this is as clear, understandable and inclusive as possible;

(b)  That the Director of Adults and Communities be requested to include an additional question in the survey with a focus on what the Council could do to improve service user experience where this has been unsatisfactory;

(c)  That the Committee’s comments on the draft Strategy and consultation process be submitted to the Cabinet for consideration as part of the forthcoming Strategy refresh.

 

11.

Home Care Service: Post November 2020 pdf icon PDF 327 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED:

(a)  That the update on the proposed way forward regarding the re-procurement of home care services be noted;

(b)  That the Director of Adults and Communities be requested to take the Committee’s comments on the updated approach into consideration as part of the forthcoming re-procurement.

 

12.

Transitions - Preparing for Adulthood pdf icon PDF 356 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:


That the update provided on the Transitions – Preparing for Adulthood Programme be noted.

 

13.

Inspired to Care pdf icon PDF 189 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That the update provided on the work undertaken by the County Council’s Inspired to Care team in relation to the external adult social care workforce be noted.

 

14.

Quality of Care in Leicestershire pdf icon PDF 180 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED:

(a)  That officers be requested to arrange a site visit to a Care Home for those members of the Committee that have expressed an interest;

(b)  That the report on the current Care Quality Commission quality ratings within the regulated adult social care services in Leicestershire be noted.

 

15.

Date of next meeting.

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled to take place on 20 January 2020 at 2.00pm.

 

Decision:

RESOLVED:

It was noted that the next meeting of the Committee would be held on 20 January at 2.00pm.

 

16.

Urgent Item: Fair Outcomes Policy for Adult Social Care pdf icon PDF 141 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

That the proposed way forward as part of the forthcoming Fair Outcomes Policy refresh be noted.