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Issue - meetings

Adult Social Care Transformation Programme (Part I and Part II Report)

Meeting: 07/11/2017 - Cabinet (Item 140)

140 Adult Social Care Transformation Programme

Report by Alison Elliott, Interim Corporate Director


Supporting documents:


Councillor Jerry Wickham presented the report which provided an update on the progress of the Adult Social Care Transformation programme to date, specifically the projects within the Front Door programme of works i.e. Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH), Safeguarding and the Front Door Operating model.


Matters highlighted in the course of the presentation and discussion included: the links to the priorities in the business plan; the issues face in the recruitment of carers; that the budget had increased but there continued to be a need to address increasing demand in a sustainable way; that the Council in June had set up a transformation board chaired by the Cabinet Member; that there are efficiencies to be achieved that could result in a 10% saving of the budget; the need to address how communication is undertaken to improve how people are dealt with encouraging them use online information; the work to develop a MASH; that the Chair of the Health Select Committee, Councillor Crisp, had been invited to sit on the programme board; how the third sector and other councillors would be engaged in the process; and the links to the community focused work undertaken by the Area Boards.


Following a short debate, the meeting;




1.    To note the progress of the Adult Social Care Transformation Programme in respect of Front Door and MASH projects.


Reason for Decision:


To note the progress and receive further updates as the programme





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