Adult Social Care & Health Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday, 14th January, 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Town Hall

Contact: Simon Hughes  (0161 474 3218)


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Councillors who require a substitute to be appointed should inform Democratic Services by 4.00pm on Thursday, 9 January 2020 (Councillors who wish to arrange their own substitute should inform Democratic Services of their substitute prior to the commencement of the meeting).

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 138 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 17 December 2019.

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Declarations of Interest

Councillors and officers to declare any interests which they have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

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Exclusion of the Public and the Public Interest Test

To consider whether it is in the public interest to exclude the press and public from the meeting during consideration of the following item:









Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Plan

Category 3 ‘Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority)’ as set out in Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended)


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To consider call-in items (if any).


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Portfolio Performance and Resources - Third Quarter Update Report 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 161 KB

To consider a joint report of the Director of Adult Social Care and the Director of Public Health.


The Third Quarter Update Portfolio Performance and Resource Report (PPRR) for the Adult Care and Health Portfolio is presented for consideration by the Committee. This focuses on highlights and exceptions in delivering the portfolio priorities, reform programme and other key projects since the Mid-Year Report. It includes the latest forecast performance and financial data for the Portfolio, along with an update on the portfolio savings programme.


The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to:-


·         Consider the Third Quarter Update Portfolio Performance and Resource Report;  

·         Review the progress against delivering key projects, priority outcomes, targets and budgets for 2019/20;

·         Highlight key areas of and responsibility for taking forward corrective action to address any performance or resource issues;

·         Highlight any significant issues or changes to be fed back to the Cabinet alongside the Corporate Performance and Resource Report;

·         Identify how areas of strong performance and good practice can be shared in other services.


Officer contact: Peter Owston on 0161 474 3274 or email: or Paul Graham on 474 4674 or email:

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Annual Residential/Nursing and Home Care Fee Setting 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 145 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer.


The report is designed to be considered in the context of budget setting proposals and describes the recommended fee increase for 2020/21. This will allow for implementation at the start of the financial year and will provide financial certainty to the market, supporting care providers with their cash flow, as well as supporting the process for assessment of client contributions. It will also prevent internal inefficiency caused by the need to make back payments as well as conforming to good commissioning, procurement practices and will meet both policy and legislative requirements.


The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to comment on and note the report.


Officer contact:  Vincent Fraga on 0161-474-4401 or email:

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Suicide Prevention Strategy and Action Plan pdf icon PDF 92 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Public Health.


The Suicide Prevention Action Plan brings together work by the Council and its partners and covers 1) local leadership and governance for suicide prevention, 2) evidence-base for action, 3) mental health and wellness promotion and resilience building, 4) addressing areas of high frequency, and reduce access to means, 5) suicide prevention awareness, 6) Training of professionals as well as community members, 7) suicide intervention & and post-intervention services, 8) addressing self-harm, 9) focussed work in clinical and support services (mental health, primary care, voluntary and community sector), and 10) support for those bereaved by suicide.


The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to comment on and note the report.


Officer contact: Judith Strobl on 0161 474 2535 or email:

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Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Plan – Tackling Nitrogen Dioxide Exceedances at the Roadside – Update pdf icon PDF 249 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration


The report sets out the progress that has been made following the Government’s response to Greater Manchester’s Outline Business Case to tackle Nitrogen Dioxide Exceedances at the Roadside and the implications for the 10 Greater Manchester local authorities in relation to the schedule of work and statutory consultation on the Clean Air Plan.


The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to comment on and note the report.


Officer contact: Mark Glynn on 0161-474-3700 or email: or Sue Stevenson on 0161-474-4351 or email:

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Agenda Planning pdf icon PDF 28 KB

To consider a report of the Democratic Services Manager.


The report sets out planned agenda items for the Scrutiny Committee’s next meeting and Forward Plan items that fall within the remit of the Scrutiny Committee.


The Scrutiny Committee is invited to consider the information in the report and put forward any agenda items for future meetings of the Committee.


Officer contact: Simon Hughes, 0161 474 3218,

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