Agenda and decisions

Adults and Communities Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Monday, 6 June 2022 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

Media

Items
No. Item

Webcast.

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

1.

Appointment of Chairman.

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 2023.

2.

Election of Deputy Chairman.

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That Mr. N. Chapman CC be elected Deputy Chairman for the period ending with the date of the Annual Meeting of the County Council in 2023.

3.

Minutes of the meeting held on 7 March 2022. pdf icon PDF 152 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 35.

10.

Consultation on Draft Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Carers Strategy 2022-2025. pdf icon PDF 498 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

a)    That the Director be requested to consider the comments now raised regarding the draft refreshed LLR Carers’ Strategy 2022-2025 and action plan as part of the formal consultation process.

b)    That Members be updated as appropriate on progress with the new Carers Support Service for Leicestershire contract.

11.

Progress Update on the Development of the Archives, Collections and Learning Hub. pdf icon PDF 203 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

(a)  That the proposed next steps be welcomed and the preferred ‘Option C’ be supported.

(b)  That officers and the Cabinet Lead Member for Adults and Communities be requested to seek delivery of the proposals as quickly as possible.

 

12.

Update on the Social Care Reform Programme. pdf icon PDF 185 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

(a)  That report on the work underway to prepare for the Adult Social Care Reforms be noted.

 

(b)  That a summary of key milestones of the Adult Social Care Reform Programme be included in a future update to the Committee.

 

13.

Peer Review of the Customer Services Centre. pdf icon PDF 340 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That the findings of the Peer Review of the Customer Service Centre be noted and the proposals resulting from it be supported.

 

 

14.

Learning Disability Employment Performance Update. pdf icon PDF 265 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That the Learning Disability Employment Performance Update be welcomed.

15.

Provisional Performance Report 2021/22. pdf icon PDF 162 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

(a)    That the update of the Adults and Communities Department’s (provisional) performance for the year 2021/22 be noted.

(b)    That the Director be requested to look into the reasons for people with Learning Disabilities not actively seeking work to ensure enough support was being given to the proportion of people who are able to actively seek work. 

 

(c)    That the Director be requested to consider including in future performance reports to the Committee a breakdown of the figures for library visits to show how many were website visits and whether information to clarify the reasons for people visiting the website could also be included.

 

(d)    That the Director be requested to consider including further information in future performance dashboard’s presented to the Committee as part of regular performance reporting to show how the Department’s performance compares against national or regional benchmarking.

16.

Date of next meeting.

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled to take place on 5 September 2022 at 2.00pm.

 

17.

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