Agenda and minutes

Social Care, Health and Wellbeing Cabinet Board
Thursday, 4th April, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Committee Rooms A/B - Neath Civic Centre. View directions

Contact: Jayne Woodman-Ralph 

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chairperson

Minutes:

Agreed that Cllr.A.R.Lockyer be appointed Chairperson for the meeting.

2.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Minutes:

That the Minutes of the meeting held on the 7 March 2019, be approved.

3.

Forward Work Programme 18/19 pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Minutes:

Noted by Committee

4.

Western Bay Youth Offending Service Report from HMI Provision pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Report of the Director of Social Services, Health and Housing

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the report be noted.

5.

Deferred Payments Policy pdf icon PDF 307 KB

Report of the Director of Social Services, Health and Housing

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the Deferred Payments Policy be approved as detailed in Appendix A to the circulated report.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To comply with the requirements of the Social Services and Wellbeing Act 2014 to offer a deferred payment agreement.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

6.

Social Services, Health and Housing - Staff Survey 2019 pdf icon PDF 130 KB

Report of the Director of Social Services, Health and Housing

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the report be noted.

7.

Access to Meetings

To resolve to exclude the public for the following items pursuant to Regulation 4 (3) and (5) of Statutory Instrument 2001. No. 2290 and the relevant exempt paragraphs of Part 4 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That pursuant to Regulation 4 (3) and (5) of Statutory Instrument 2001 No. 2290, the public be excluded for the following items of business which involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the undermentioned Paragraphs of Part 4 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.

8.

Contractual Arrangements for the Provision of Short Breaks for Disabled Children (Exempt Under - Paragraph 14)

Private Report of the Head of Children and Young People Services

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the Head of Children and Young People Services be granted delegated authority to enter into a new contract with Action for Children until 31 March 2021 as detailed in the private circulated report.

 

Reasons for Decision:

 

Extending the contract with Action For Children will provide the Council with a legally binding agreement setting out the approved terms of working.  This will offer protection to the Council in the event of a dispute and ensure that the provider delivers in line with the Council’s expectations.

 

Permission to enter into a new contractual term with Action For Children will ensure this vital front-line service is not disrupted whilst officers undertake an analysis of service demand and the service model in order to undertake a procurement exercise.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

The decision will be implemented after the 3 day call in period.

 

 

 

9.

The Manager's Report on Hillside Secure Children's Home (Exempt Under Paragraph 13

Private Report of the Head of Children and Young People Services

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the report be noted.