Adult Social Care & Health Scrutiny Committee
Thursday, 14th October, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Webcast - Remote Meeting. View directions

Contact: Georgia Latham  (0161 474 3229)


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Councillors who require a substitute to be appointed should inform Democratic Services by 4.00pm on Monday 11 October 2021 (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 218 KB

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of Members of the Adult Social Care & Health Scrutiny Committee held on 9 September 2021.

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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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To consider call-in items (if any).


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Covid-19 Update pdf icon PDF 224 KB

To consider an update of the Director of Public Health.


The update provides an update on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic for Stockport.


The Scrutiny Committee is asked to discuss and note the update.


Officer contact: Jennifer Connolly,

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Dental Services in Stockport pdf icon PDF 209 KB

To receive an update from representatives of the Dental Services from across Stockport.

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Stockport NHS Foundation Trust pdf icon PDF 574 KB

To receive an update from the CEO, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust.

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Responding to our Medium-Term Financial Plan pdf icon PDF 244 KB

To consider a report of the Cabinet Member for Adult Care & Health.


The report provides an update upon the Cabinet’s proposed approach to responding to the opportunities, challenges and uncertainty outlined within the review of the medium-term financial plan presented at the Cabinet meeting on the 21st September 2021.


Our focus remains on progressing our collective ambitions for Stockport by delivering impactful and outcomes-focussed transformational change for communities and businesses across Stockport. However, we have long recognised that a resilient budget is key to this by enabling us to face and respond to the unprecedented uncertainty ahead.


This report builds on previous updates to scrutiny and cabinet providing the latest considerations on how we intend to address financial and demand challenges, enable longer term transformation and shared ambitions.


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


Officer contact: Peter Owston on 0161 474 3014 or email:

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Adult Social Care & Health Joint Framework for Residential / Nursing Care pdf icon PDF 196 KB

A consider a report of the Director for Adult Social Care.


This report outlines the proposal to set up a Joint Commissioning Framework for residential and nursing care beds through a Flexible Purchasing System (FPS) across Adult Social Care and Health in Stockport.  This work is in line with the developing plans for an Integrated Care System in the Borough.


The Scrutiny Committee is requested to comment and note the report.


Officer contact: Vincent Fraga,

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Scrutiny Review Topic & Membership

To confirm the Scrutiny Review topics selected for inclusion in the 2021/22 scrutiny work programme and to confirm the membership on the scrutiny reviews as follows: -


·         Access to Health Services (to include waiting lists for GP’s and hospitals)


The Scrutiny Committee is invited to consider and confirm the Scrutiny Review Topic and confirm the membership on the Scrutiny Review.


Officer contact: Georgia Latham, 0161 474 3229, 


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Agenda Planning pdf icon PDF 179 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service & Monitoring Officer (Legal & Democratic Governance).


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: Georgia Latham, 0161 474 3229

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