Agenda and decisions

Adults and Communities Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Monday, 7 September 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Microsoft Teams

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

Note: Please note this meeting will now take place at 10am not the usual 2pm and will not be open to the public in line with Government advice on public gatherings. The meeting will be webcast live via the website. 

Media

Items
No. Item

Webcast.

A webcast of the meeting can be viewed at [insert link].

1.

Appointment of Chairman.

At the County Council meeting on 8 July 2020 Mr. T. Richardson CC was nominated as Chairman elect of the Adults and Communities Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That Mr T. J. Richardson CC be appointed Chairman for the period ending with the date of the Annual Meeting of the County Council in 2021.

2.

Election of Vice Chairman.

Decision:

RESOLVED:

That Mr D. Harrison CC be elected Vice Chairman for the period ending with the date of the Annual Meeting of the County Council in 2021.

3.

Minutes of the meeting held on 9 March 2020. pdf icon PDF 138 KB

4.

Question Time.

5.

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

6.

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

7.

Declarations of interest in respect of items on the agenda.

8.

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

9.

Presentation of Petitions under Standing Order 36.

10.

Covid-19 Recovery Update. pdf icon PDF 638 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED:

(a)    That the update on progress made within the Adults and Communities Department in implementing its interim recovery plans following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the initial proposals for longer term recovery planning and strategic change in accordance with the Council’s Recovery Strategy, be noted;

 

(b)    That at the next meeting of the Committee a report be provided regarding the Care Home Sector.

11.

Adults and Communities Department Strategy 2020-2024 - Delivering Wellbeing and Opportunity in Leicestershire. pdf icon PDF 192 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

(a)       That the outcomes of the consultation on ‘Delivering Wellbeing and Opportunity in Leicestershire: Adults and Communities Department Ambitions and Strategy for 2020–2024’, and the update now provided be noted;

 

(b)       That the comments now made by the Committee be submitted to the Cabinet for consideration. 

12.

Status on Support for Community Managed Libraries. pdf icon PDF 176 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED:

(a)       That the update on the status of support for Community Managed Libraries be noted;

 

(b)       That the Committee’s comments on the proposed amendments to the current support package on offer to Community Managed Libraries be submitted to the Cabinet for consideration;

 

(c)       That the Director of Adults and Communities be requested to take  appropriate measures to ensure that the good practice examples of work outlined in the report is shared across the network;

 

(d)       That the Director of Adults and Communities be requested to give further consideration to the mobile service options available to residents of the Barwell area.

 

13.

Performance Report for Quarter 1 2020/21 (April-June) and Year-End 2019/20. pdf icon PDF 495 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED:

That the Adults and Communities Department’s performance position in 2019/20, and the update of the Department’s performance for the period April to June 2020 be noted.

14.

Leicestershire and Rutland Safeguarding Adult Board Annual Report 2019/20, Strategic Plan 2020-2025 and Business Plan 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 417 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

That the Annual Report of the Leicestershire and Rutland Safeguarding Adult Board (LRSAB) for 2019/20, the Business Plan of the LRSAB for 2020/21 and the Strategic Plan of the LRSAB and Leicester Safeguarding Adults Board (LSAB) for 2020-2025, be noted.

15.

Annual Adult Social Care Complaints and Compliments Report 2019/20. pdf icon PDF 141 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 2019/20, be noted;

 

(b)       That the Director of Adults and Communities be requested to consider whether it would be possible to include further detail into future reports regarding the changes to the service user assessment and planning process as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

16.

Date of next meeting.

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled to take place on 2 November 2020 at 2.00pm.

 

17.

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