Scrutiny Health & Social Care Sub-Committee - Tuesday, 29th June, 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: This meeting will be held remotely. View directions

Contact: Simon Trevaskis
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No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence from any members of the Committee.



Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 142 KB

To approve the minutes of the meetings held on 26 January and 8 March 2021 as an accurate record.

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Disclosure of Interests

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.



Urgent Business (if any)

To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.



Overview of the 2021-22 Adult Social Care Financial Performance pdf icon PDF 386 KB

The Health and Social Care Sub-Committee is asked to review the information provided in this report and at the meeting, to reach a conclusion on the following:-

1.    Do the budget savings within Adult Social Care remain achievable?

2.    Does the leadership team have sufficient line of sight over the savings programme?

3.    Is there sufficient political oversight over the savings programme?

4.    Are the financial monitoring systems in place allowing effective tracking of the budget?

5.    Are the performance monitoring systems in place allowing any unforeseen impact, as a result of the savings programme, on vulnerable residents to be picked up and addressed at an early stage?

6.    Is the Sub-Committee reassured that the voices of service users and carers are being heard during the development of changes to service delivery and across the service as a whole?

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Healthwatch Croydon Update pdf icon PDF 93 KB

The Health & Social Care Sub-Committee is asked to note the latest update provided by the Healthwatch Croydon Manager.

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Health & Social Care Sub-Committee Work Programme 2021-22 pdf icon PDF 98 KB

The Health & Social Care Sub-Committee is asked to:-

1.            Note the current position of its Work Programme for 2021-22,

2.            To consider whether there are any other items that could be added to the work programme.

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Feedback on the Croydon Health Service NHS Trust's Quality Account 2021 pdf icon PDF 102 KB

The Health & Social Care Sub-Committee is asked to note the comments submitted to Croydon Health Service NHS Trust on their 2021 Quality Account.



Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:


“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”