Agenda

Cabinet Member for Health, Wellbeing & Social Care
Tuesday, 7th July, 2020 2.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Remote Meeting - Remote. View directions

Contact: Anna Martyn 023 9283 4870  Email: Anna.Martyn@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Declaration of interests

3.

SO58 decision - Allocation of Nitrate Neutrality Credits (Edinburgh House and Longdean Lodge) pdf icon PDF 55 KB

For information - An urgent Council decision taken by the Chief Executive on 26 March 2020 in response to the above matter in accordance with Standing Order 58 of the council's Procedure Rules. Standing Order 58 requires all such decisions to be reported to the relevant decision making body at its next meeting.

4.

Wellbeing Service - Annual Performance Report pdf icon PDF 819 KB

Purpose

The report is for information only and the purpose is to update the Cabinet Member for Health, Wellbeing & Social Care as to the Wellbeing Service's Annual Performance Report.

 

5.

Update on Residential and Ethical Care Charters pdf icon PDF 182 KB

Purpose

The report is for information only and the purpose is to update the Cabinet Member for Health, Wellbeing & Social Care as to progress with the implementation of the Residential and Ethical Care Charters.

 

6.

Adult Social Care Charging Arrangements pdf icon PDF 376 KB

Purpose

To respond to the motion adopted by Full Council on the 14th January 2020, which sought the Cabinet Member for Health, Wellbeing and Social Care to investigate the introduction of a day care cap for all Social Care client groups and to advise councillors of the financial cost of this.

 

RECOMMENDED that the Cabinet Member

 

a. Consider and approve one of the following options:

 

1. Maintain the current charging arrangements within Adult Social Care, in line with Care Act 2014 and the related charging Regulations; or

Subject to recommendations (b) and (c) below:

2. Reinstate a financial cap for Day Care, Community Support and Health & Independence Services; or

3. Implement a financial cap across all Adult Social Care services.

 

b. Confirm the level of the financial cap to be applied from Monday 06 April 2020, should the implementation of a financial cap be approved as set out in recommendation (a2) or (a3) above.

 

c. Agree that should the implementation of a financial cap be approved as set out in recommendation (a2) or (a3) above, it will on a temporary basis, until the publication and implementation of the anticipated government reforms of the financial arrangements for the Adult Social Care sector and how people fund their care and their eligibility for financial support from Local Authorities in the future.

 

d. Request the Chief of Health & Care Portsmouth to identify and implement alternative income or savings strategies in order to offset any lost income in 2020-21 and future years, and enable Adult Social Care to maintain a balanced budget.

 

 

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7.

Update on Covid 19 - Adult Social Care pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Report to be published on 6 July so as to reflect the most current situation.

8.

Update on Covid 19 - Public Health pdf icon PDF 174 KB

Report to be published on 6 July so as to reflect the most current situation.

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