Agenda item

Adult Services Strategic Investment


Cabinet was advised of updated wording to the recommendation, which was agreed, and is recorded as the Decision below:




Having had due regard to the integrated impact assessment, the use of reserves to fund the strategic change needed in the Adult Services, as set out in the Private, circulated report, be endorsed.


Reasons for Decision:


1.           To take into account the social care resources available when undertaking an assessment or reassessment of individuals’ needs.


2.           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


3.           To contribute towards the budgetary savings identified in the Council’s Forward Financial Plan.


4.           To contribute to Welsh Government’s aim to rebalance the social care market by moving services away from for-profit organisations.




Where appropriate, individual consultation exercises for the developments outlined in the Private, circulated report be undertaken over a period of 90 days, to positively engage with stakeholders and seek their views.