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Revised Adult Services Assisted Transport Policy

Meeting: 07/03/2019 - Social Care, Health and Wellbeing Cabinet Board (Item 4)

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Report of the Head of Adult Services

Additional documents:


Members were supportive of the proposals suggested by the Social Care, Health and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee held prior to this meeting as detailed below. 




Having given due regard to the Equality Impact Assessment, approval be granted to undertake a consultation on the Adult Services Equitability of Service Provision Policy as detailed in Appendix 1 to the circulated report subject to the following:


1.           That an easy read version of the policy be created;


2.           That the wording around accessibility to transport based on receipt of mobility allowance be clarified.


Reason for Decision:


To take into account the social care resources available when undertaking an assessment or reassessment of individuals’ needs, to ensure a sustainable range of good quality adult social care services are available to meet the needs of the most vulnerable citizens of Neath Port Talbot, and contribute towards the budgetary savings identified in the Council’s Forward Financial Plan.


Implementation of Decision:


The decision will be implemented after the three day call in period.