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Cabinet Decision: 21st June 2017
Title of Item/Report
Adult Social Care Strategy for Change and Improvement
Record of the Decision
Consideration was given to a report on the Adult Social Care Strategy for Change and Improvement.

The report presented the Adult Social Care Strategy. The non-statutory strategy set out how the Council would deliver change and improvement in adult social care 2017 - 2020, to deliver Council Plan priorities.

The non-statutory Strategy set out:

a. The vision, context (strategic and operational) and objectives for Adult Social Care across Stockton-on-Tees.
b. How the Council works individually and in partnership (internally and externally) to meet Care Act 2014 requirements and meet assessed social care needs.
c. How the Council was working towards greater integration with Health.

The detailed strategy was attached to the report.

The following points were made in summary:

a. The strategy set out the strategic vision, context (strategic and operational) and objectives for Adult Social Care across Stockton-on-Tees for the first time.
b. It identified how adult social care operational activity related to the Council's strategic aims and objectives.
c. It showed how people and communities were at the heart of all that was done by Adult Social Care in Stockton-on-Tees, individually and in partnership (both internally and externally).
d. It demonstrated the past and future importance of integrating adult social care with health.
e. It provided a clear framework for prioritisation and action in individual and partnership based service planning and workforce development.

RESOLVED that the Adult Social Care Strategy for change and improvement.
Reasons for the Decision
To agree the Adult Social Care Strategy for Change and Improvement be agreed.
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected
None.
Declared (Cabinet Member) Conflicts of Interest
Councillor Steve Nelson declared a personal non prejudicial interest in respect of agenda item 10 - Adult Social Care Strategy for Change and Improvement as he was a Director of Catalyst.

Councillor Steve Nelson declared a personal non prejudicial interest in respect of agenda item 10 - Adult Social Care Strategy for Change and Improvement as he was a Director of Tristar Homes.

Councillor Nigel Cooke declared a personal non prejudicial interest in respect of agenda item 10 - Adult Social Care Strategy for Change and Improvement as he was an employee of TEWV.

Councillor Ann McCoy declared a personal non prejudicial interest in respect of agenda item 10 - Adult Social Care Strategy for Change and Improvement as she was a Governor of TEWV.
Details of any Dispensations
N/A
Date and Time by which Call In must be executed
Midnight, 30 June 2017
Attachment

Date of Publication: 26 June 2017


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