Agenda and minutes

Health and Wellbeing Board
Wednesday, 30th September, 2015 5.30 pm

Venue: Conference Room 3 - Civic Centre. View directions

Items
No. Item

11.

Apologies and Changes in Membership (if any)

To note any changes in membership of the Board made in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 4.3.

 

 

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillors Chamberlain and Jeffery.

12.

Statement from the Chair

Minutes:

The Chair made the following statements in accordance with accepted practice and informed Members:-

 

·  that Kim Drake, Service Director, Children’s and Families Services had taken up her post with the Council. The Chair welcomed Kim to the meeting as a Member of the Health and Well-being Board in place of Hilary Brooks;

 

·  that World Mental Health Day would be held on 10th October with a number of events being held. The Council would be supporting the ‘Time for Change’ campaign and charter and he urged Partner organisations to consider this.

 

·  that the decision on the Bitterne Walk-in Centre had now been made.

13.

Disclosure of Personal and Pecuniary Interests

In accordance with the Localism Act 2011, and the Council’s Code of Conduct, Members to disclose any personal or pecuniary interests in any matter included on the agenda for this meeting.

 

NOTE:  Members are reminded that, where applicable, they must complete the appropriate form recording details of any such interests and hand it to the Democratic Support Officer.

Minutes:

 

Councillor Shields declared a personal interest in that he was a Council appointed representative of Solent NHS Trust and remained in the meeting and took part in the consideration and determination of items on the agenda.

 

Councillor Lewzey declared a personal interest in that he was a Council appointed representative of Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust and remained in the meeting and took part in the consideration and determination of items on the agenda.

 

Councillor White declared that he was an appointed Member of the Health Overview and Scrutiny Panel and that in addition held a position of trustee at the Hampshire Autism Trust and remained in the meeting and took part in the consideration and determination of items on the agenda

 

14.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting (including matters arising) pdf icon PDF 84 KB

To approve and sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 29th July, 2015 and to deal with any matters arising, attached.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED: that the minutes of the Board meeting held on 29th July 2015, be approved and signed as a correct record.

15.

Fairness Commission Recommendations pdf icon PDF 99 KB

Report of the Fairness Commission Independent Chair detailing the Fairness Commission Recommendations, attached. 

Minutes:

The report of the Fairness Commission Independent Chair was submitted detailing the Fairness Commission Recommendations.

 

The Board noted the following:

 

·  Recommendation 3 – the need to link this recommendation to the Strategy to provide a comprehensive monitoring policy

·  Recommendation 5 – acknowledge that all agencies should do more and that campaigns are only one way of engagement. This needs to become a routine way of supporting individuals

·  Recommendation 6 – the need for the Health and Wellbeing Board to not only monitor inequalities but to lead in ensuring outcomes are fair and that thought is given to how and what is measured.

·  Recommendation 8(b) – to recognise that mental health inequality indices may have an impact

·  Recommendation 10 – that community well-being should be promoted

·  To recognise the transport issues in the East of the City

·  That support for individuals to make choices should recognise the wider environment and the support that is needed

·  The need to join up organisations to transfer knowledge, draw on expertise of groups and to change behaviour 

·  The need for training sessions to raise awareness of the issues

·  The possibility of a public sector audit for living wage compliance and to put pressure on providers to carry these out

·  To recognise that sanctions may need some latitude as associated costs may not prove beneficial

 

RESOLVED that the Health and Wellbeing Board endorses the Fairness Commission recommendations and agrees the Board’s role for the recommendations from the Commission.

 

16.

Local Safeguarding Adults Board Annual Report pdf icon PDF 117 KB

Report of the Independent Chair of the Local Safeguarding Adults Board detailing the Annual Report, attached. 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report of the Independent Chair of the Local Safeguarding Adults Board was submitted detailing the Annual Report.

 

The Board noted the following:

 

·  Suicide performance measures worst in comparator group

·  50% of suicides not known to mental health services or GPs

·  Impact of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS), particularly in respect of capacity to meet increasing demands and resource implications

·  Need to manage resources to maximise benefits

·  Increasing concern over compliance with Care Act Duties 

·  Need to look at training for Education establishments so that behaviour becomes ingrained and build in resilience

·  Need to look at recruitment and skills sets and to be inventive with appointments and to look wider than the traditional Social Worker role 

·  Safe City Partnership to look at Drugs and Alcohol abuse

·  Community and Engagement Sub-Group looking at awareness raising with the Public

 

RESOLVED:

 

(i)  That the Local Safeguarding Adults Board’s (LSAB) Annual Report be noted in respect of the following:

 

·  The LSAB was peer reviewed in 2014/15 which concluded its structure and membership ensured it would comply with the new legal duties introduced by the Care Act 2014. The reviewers also praised the good multi-agency ownership at senior level, found partners were being held to account by LSAB and that partners ‘contribute equally and fully participated’ and were ‘driven to improve and modernise services

·  The substantial increase in concerns this year and the changing nature of the types of abuse being reported.  

 

 

 

17.

Health and Wellbeing Strategy Priorities

To receive a verbal update from the Assistant Chief Executive on the Health and Well Being Strategy Priorities and Timetable for approval.

Minutes:

The Board received a verbal update from the Assistant Chief Executive on the Health and Wellbeing Strategy Priorities and Timetable for approval.

 

RESOLVED:

 

(i)  That the proposed approach to focus qualitative and quantitative analysis on the themes of Child Health, Early Years, Long Term Conditions, Taking responsibility for own health and Inequalities be endorsed;

 

(ii)  That the proposed timetable be reviewed in light of the tight timescales involved with a view to extending the timeline until June 2016; and

 

(iii)  That the revised timetable be circulated to Board Members.

 

18.

Integrated Commissioning Update pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Report of the Director of Quality and Integration detailing the Integrated Commissioning Update, attached. 

Minutes:

The report of the Director of Quality and Integration was submitted detailing the Integrated Commissioning Update. 

 

The Board noted the following:

 

·  The need for a briefing on the targets, priorities and the statistical information

·  The possibility of combining this report with the Better Care Southampton Implementation report

·  The implications on the budgets through the changes made by the Government and the effects on contracts and the tendering process

 

RESOLVED That the progress with the priorities for integrated commissioning be noted.

 

19.

Better Care Southampton Implementation pdf icon PDF 254 KB

Report of the Director of Quality and Integration detailing the Better Care Southampton Implementation, attached. 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report of the Director of Quality and Integration was submitted detailing the Better Care Southampton Implementation.

 

The Board noted the following:

 

·  That the forms were difficult to read and the need for better presentation

·  The Cluster development work that was progressing

·  The Public Consultation that was being undertaken

·  That the Board would look at Children’s Well-being issues

·  The need to investigate what was being done elsewhere and to set this into context in Southampton.

 

RESOLVED:

 

(i)  That the progress with the implementation of Better Care Southampton be noted; and

 

(ii)  That the Quarter 1 2015/16 BCF national return be signed off as approved by the Commissioning Partnership Board (CPB) prior to submission to NHS England and the national Better Care team by 28 August 2015.