Agenda

Cabinet Member for Health, Wellbeing & Social Care
Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: The Executive Meeting Room - Third Floor, The Guildhall

Contact: Email: jane.didino@portsmouthcc.gov.uk  023 9283 4060

Webcast: View the webcast

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence.

2.

Declarations of Members' Interests.

3.

Public Health aspects of the Portsmouth Health and Care Operating Model pdf icon PDF 209 KB

Purpose.

To provide an overview of progress, opportunities and next steps for public health functions within the emerging Health and Care Portsmouth operating model.

 

RECOMMENDED that the Cabinet Member for Health, Wellbeing & Social Care note the report.

4.

Adoption of Residential Care and Ethical Care Charters by Portsmouth City Council pdf icon PDF 259 KB

Purpose.

The Ethical Care Charter was first proposed for adoption to the Council in July 2015 by Cllr Gerald Vernon-Jackson & Cllr Lynne Stagg. Since the Liberal Democrat administration of the Council commenced in May 2018, the commitment to implement the Ethical Care Charter became Council policy.

 

This report also has regard to the motion passed by full Council in March 2019 requesting that the Cabinet implement the Unison Ethical Care and Residential Care Charters and work with providers to pursue a shared objective of achieving the provisions of the Charters. This was after meetings between Unison and the Health, Wellbeing & Social Care Cabinet Member in Autumn 2018.

 

Links are provided to the Charters below:

 

http://www.savecarenow.org.uk/ethical-care-charter

http://www.savecarenow.org.uk/residential-care-charter

 

This report will set out the current practice in relation to the charters, any highlights areas for improvements as well as the plans to address these; as well as recommending that the Council works with providers to pursue the shared objective of achieving the provisions of the Charters.

 

RECOMMENDED that the Cabinet Member for Health, Wellbeing & Social Care agree to adopt the principles of the Ethical Care and Residential Care Charters within PCC Adult Social Care and requests officers engage with care providers in Portsmouth, to share the Charters and explore how providers can align with those principles across the Portsmouth care market.

Additional documents:

5.

Section 75 Agreement for Mental Health Services pdf icon PDF 114 KB

Purpose.

To seek approval of the Cabinet Member for Health, Wellbeing & Social Care to extend the section 75 agreement for the Integrated Adult Mental Health Service.

 

RECOMMENDED that the Cabinet Member for Health, Wellbeing & Social Care agree to the extension of the current AMH s75 agreement for a period of thee years until 1 July 2022.