Agenda and minutes

Social Care, Health and Wellbeing Cabinet Board
Monday, 10th June, 2019 2.01 pm

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

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 held on the 2 May 2019 pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Minutes:

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

3.

Revised Adult Services Respite Allocation Policy pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Report of the Head of Adult Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That approval be granted to undertake a 90 day public consultation on the Adult Services Respite Allocation Policy as detailed in Appendix 1 to the circulated report.

 

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.

 

Consultation:

 

The policy is subject to public consultation.

4.

Vacant Property at Gelligron House, Gelligron Day Centre and Gelligron Rehab Unit pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Report of the Head of Adult Services

Minutes:

Decisions:

 

1.   That Gelligron House, Gelligron Day Centre and Gelligron Rehab Unit at Gelligron Road, Pontardawe, SA8 4LU be declared surplus to the operational requirements of the Social Services, Health and Housing Directorate.

 

2.   That the responsibility be transferred to the Head of Property and Regeneration.

 

Reason for Decisions:

 

To declare Gelligron House, Gelligron Day Centre and Gelligron Rehabilitation Unit at Gelligron Road, Pontardawe, SA8 4LU as being 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.

 

 

5.

West Glamorgan Regional Strategic Framework for Mental Health Services for Adults pdf icon PDF 608 KB

Report of the Director of Social Services, Health and Housing

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That approval be granted for the West Glamorgan Regional Strategic Framework for Mental Health Services for Adults: Our Strategic Framework for Mental Health Services for Adults.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

The Strategic Framework will help to ensure that the Council is best placed to work with its West Glamorgan partners to deliver the optimum model of service, as developed with service users, carers and professionals.  The optimum model will support the Council in further improving experiences for people requiring mental health services, their carers and families and to ensure that we have a forward thinking psycho-social model of support.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

Consultation:

 

Significant consultation and engagement has taken place in the development of the Strategic Framework.  The approach to consultation and engagement was co-designed and co-produced with the elected service user and carer representatives from the ABMU HB Together for Mental Health Local Partnership Board, using the “In Your Shoes” methodology.

 

The main findings from the engagement and consultation process is located at Appendix 4 to the circulated report.

 

6.

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 item of business which involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the Paragraph 13 of Part 4 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.

7.

Follow Up Hillside Secure Children's Home Report

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

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the report be noted.