Agenda

Health and Adult Social Care Scrutiny Committee - Friday, 21st January, 2022 10.30 am

Venue: Virtual meeting with restricted public access

Contact: Rob Castle on 033 022 22546  Email:  rob.castle@westsussex.gov.uk

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10.30 am

1.

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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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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3.

Minutes of the last meeting of the Committee pdf icon PDF 136 KB

The Committee is asked to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 26 November 2021 (cream paper).

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4.

Responses to Recommendations

The Committee is asked to note the responses to recommendations made at the 26 November 2021 meeting from the Cabinet Member for Adults’ Services and the Executive Managing Director, NHS West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group.

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4a

Response from the Cabinet Member for Adults' Services pdf icon PDF 112 KB

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4b

Response from the Executive Managing Director, NHS West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group

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10.35 am

5.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Access to Dental Services pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Report by the Director of Law and Assurance.

 

The Committee is asked to consider the reports by NHS England and Healthwatch on access to dentistry services.

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11.25 am

6.

Financial Assessments Improvement Programme pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Report by the Director of Law and Assurance.

 

The Committee is asked to consider the reports by West Sussex County Council and Healthwatch on the improvement programme put in place to develop the quality of customer service provided as part of the financial assessment for people in receipt of adult social care and support.

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12.15 pm

7.

Work Programme Planning and Possible Items for Future Scrutiny

The Committee is asked to review its current draft work programme taking into account the Forward Plan of Key Decisions and any suggestions from its members for possible items for future scrutiny.

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7a

Forward Plan of Key Decisions pdf icon PDF 144 KB

Extract from the Forward Plan dated 7 January 2022 – attached.

 

An extract from any Forward Plan published between the date of despatch of the agenda and the date of the meeting will be tabled at the meeting.

 

The Committee is asked to consider whether it wishes to enquire into any of the forthcoming decisions within its portfolio.

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7b

Work Programme pdf icon PDF 91 KB

The Committee to review its draft work programme for the year ahead taking into consideration the checklist at Appendix A.

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12.25 pm

8.

Requests for Call-in pdf icon PDF 72 KB

There has been one request for call-in to the Scrutiny Committee within its constitutional remit since the date of the last meeting. A report on the call-in is attached.

 

The Director of Law and Assurance will report any further requests since the publication of the agenda papers.

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9.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will be held on 7 March at 10.30 am at County Hall, Chichester.  Probable agenda items include:

 

·         An update on the West Sussex Stroke Programme

·         Adult Social Care Quality Assurance

 

Any member wishing to place an item on the agenda for the meeting must notify the Director of Law and Assurance by 18 February 2022.

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