Agenda and minutes

Social Care, Health and Wellbeing Cabinet Board
Thursday, 2nd May, 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. P.D.Richards be appointed Chairperson for the meeting.

2.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 62 KB

Minutes:

That the Minutes of the previous meeting held on the 4 April 2019, be approved.

3.

Forward Work Programme pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Minutes:

Noted by Committee

4.

Neath Port Talbot's Plan for Children and Young People Services 2019 - 2022 pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Report of the Head of Children and Young People Services

2019 - 2022

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That having given due regard to the Equality Impact Assessment  the Neath Port Talbot Plan for Children and Young People Services 2019 – 2022 be approved, as detailed in Appendices 1 to 3 to the circulated report.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

The Plan sets out the Council’s proposals for the medium term future of Children and Young People Services in Neath Port Talbot, including placing greater emphasis on early intervention and prevention services.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

Consultation:

 

A 90 day public consultation was undertaken between the period 5 August and the 3 November 2018.

5.

Neath Port Talbot's Plan for Adult Social Care 2019 - 2022 pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Report of the Head of Adult Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That having given due regard to the Equality Impact Assessment the Neath Port Talbot Plan for Adult Social Care 2019 – 2022 be approved, as detailed in Appendices 1 to 3 to the circulated report.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

The Plan sets out the strategic commissioning direction of Adult Social Care to ensure that there will be a sustainable range of quality social care services that meet the needs of the citizens of Neath Port Talbot, through promoting better health and well-being of those citizens so that they can remain safe and independent in their own communities for as long as possible.

 

Consultation:

 

A public consultation was undertaken during the period 5 August to the 3 November, 2018.

 

6.

Commissioning of Care and Support Services in a Supported Living Scheme pdf icon PDF 67 KB

Report of the Head of Adult Services

Minutes:

Decisions:

 

1.   That approval be granted for the Head of Adult Services to undertake a procurement exercise to commission care and support services to people living in the supported living scheme.

 

2.   That the Head of Adult Services be granted delegated authority following the procurement process to enter into a contract with the bidder evaluated as offering the most economically advantageous tender (taking into account the quality and cost of the bids), for the provision of care and support to people residing in the supported living scheme.

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

To enable a procurement exercise to be undertaken for the delivery of care and support services within the supported living scheme will ensure that the Council is legally compliant when purchasing these services.  In addition, this will ensure that the Council is best placed to continue meeting the needs and demands of those that require these services through the purchasing of high quality and financially sustainable services.

 

Implementation of Decisions:

 

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

 

 

 

 

7.

Vacant Property at the Laurels, 87, Lewis Road, Neath, SA11 1DJ. pdf icon PDF 58 KB

Report of the Head of Adult Services

Minutes:

Decisions:

 

1.   That approval be granted to declare The Laurels at Lewis Road, Neath SA11 1DJ surplus to the operational requirements of the Social Services, Health and Housing Directorate;

 

2.   That the responsibility of The Laurels at Lewis Road, Neath. SA11 1DJ be transferred to the Head of Property and Regeneration.

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

To enable the Laurels at Lewis Road, Neath, SA11 1DJ to be declared surplus to the operational requirements of the Social Services, Health and Housing Directorate and transfer responsibility to the Head of Property and Regeneration.

 

Implementation of Decisions:

 

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

8.

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.

9.

Contractual Arrangements for the Neath Port Talbot Carer Related Services (Exempt Under Paragraph 14)

Private Report of the Head of Adult Services

Minutes:

 

Decisions:

 

1.   That Rule 2.1 of the Contract Procedure Rules be excluded;

 

2.   That approval be granted for the Head of Adult Services to be given delegated authority to enter into a contract with Neath Port Talbot Carers Service until 31 March, 2021.

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

To enable the Council and Swansea Bay University Health Board to align their commissioning timetables in order to explore potential opportunities for jointly commissioning carer service provision.

 

Implementation of Decisions:

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.

Hillside (Exempt Under Paragraph 13)

Private Report of the Director of Social Services, Health and Housing.

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the report be noted.