Health and Adult Social Care Scrutiny Committee
Wednesday, 15th January, 2020 10.30 am

Venue: County Hall, Chichester

Contact: Rob Castle on 033 022 22546  Email:

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10.30 am


Declarations of Interest

Members and officers must declare any pecuniary or personalinterest in any business on the agenda. They should also make declarations at any stage such an interest becomes apparent during the meeting. Consideration should be given to leaving the meeting if the nature of the interest warrants it.  If in doubt please contact Democratic Services before the meeting.

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10.32 am


Urgent Matters

Items not on the agenda which the Chairman of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances, including cases where the Committee needs to be informed of budgetary or performance issues affecting matters within its terms of reference, which have emerged since the publication of the agenda.

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10.33 am


Minutes of the last meeting of the Committee pdf icon PDF 150 KB

The Committee is asked to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 27 November 2019 (cream paper).

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10.35 am


Adults' Services Improvement - Next Steps pdf icon PDF 60 KB

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11.35 am


Responses to Recommendations and Updates to Actions pdf icon PDF 83 KB

The Committee is asked to note


a) the responses to recommendations made at the 27 November 2019 meeting and


b) the updates to actions requested at the 27 November 2019 meeting

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11.40 am


Forward Plan of Key Decisions pdf icon PDF 244 KB

Extract fromthe ForwardPlan dated 2 January 2020.


Anextract fromanyForwardPlan publishedbetween the date of despatchof the agenda and the date of the meetingwill be tabled at the meeting.


The Committee is asked to consider whetheritwishes to enquireinto any of the forthcoming decisions withinits portfolio.

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11.50 am


Business Planning Group Report pdf icon PDF 105 KB

The report informs the Committee of the Business Planning Group meeting held on 20 November 2019, setting out the key issues discussed.


The Committee is asked to endorse the contents of this report, and particularly the Committee’s Work Programme revised to reflect the Business Planning Group’s discussions (attached at Appendix A).

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12.00 pm


Possible Items for Future Scrutiny

Members to mention any items which they believe to be of relevance to the business of the Select Committee, and suitable for scrutiny, e.g. raised with them by constituents arising from central government initiatives etc.


If any member puts forward such an item, the Committee’s role at this meeting is just to assess, briefly, whether to refer the matter to its Business Planning Group (BPG) to consider in detail.

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12.04 pm


Requests for Call-in

There have been no requests for call-in to the Select Committee and within its constitutional remit since the date of the last meeting.  The Director of Law and Assurance will report any requests since the publication of the agenda papers.

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12.05 pm


Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will be held on 11 March at 10.30 am at County Hall, Chichester.  Probable agenda items include:


·         West Sussex Suicide Prevention Strategy & Self-harm Needs Assessment

·         Refreshed Dementia Strategy

·         Adults Services Improvement

·         Review of In-house Residential Care

·         Proposals to improve mental health services in West Sussex

·         Sussex-wide review of emotional health and wellbeing support for children and young people


Any member wishing to place an item on the agenda for the meeting must notify the Director of Law and Assurance by 25 February.

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