Adult Social Care & Health Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 24th November, 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: FPH, Conference Room 1

Contact: Georgia Latham  (0161 474 3229)


No. Item


Councillors who require a substitute to be appointed should inform Democratic Services by 4.00pm on Monday, 21 November 2022 (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 220 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 13 October 2022.

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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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Adult Social Care and Health PPRR Mid Year Report pdf icon PDF 387 KB

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


The Mid-Year Portfolio Performance and Resource Report (PPRR) for the Health and Adult Social Care Portfolio is presented to Members for consideration. The report focuses on highlights and exceptions in relation to delivering the portfolio priorities since the Agreement was drafted and includes forecast performance and financial data (where this is available) for the Portfolio, along with an update on the portfolio savings programme.


The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to:-


a)    Consider the Mid-Year Portfolio Performance and Resource Report.

b)   Review the progress to date (and forecasts) relating to delivering key targets and budgets for 2022/23.

c)    Highlight key areas of and responsibility for taking forward corrective action to address any performance or resource issues.

d)   Highlight any significant issues or changes to be fed back to the Cabinet alongside the Corporate Performance and Resource Report.

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


Officer contact: Gaynor Ward on 0161 474 3186 or email: and Paul Graham by email:

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Automated External Defibrillators - Update pdf icon PDF 384 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Public Health.


The report provides a third update of the progress of the motion on Automated External Defibrillators that was agreed at Full Council.


The Scrutiny Committee is requested to note the progress made against the actions set out in the motion agreed at full Council in November 2021.


Officer contact: Jennifer Connolly on 0161 474 2442 or email:

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Greater Manchester Complex Needs Flexible Purchasing System pdf icon PDF 635 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Adult Social Care.


The report outlines the proposal to set up a Greater Manchester Mental Health and Dementia Complex Needs flexible purchasing system.  The FPS will be divided into two lots;


·         Lot 1 People with complex mental health conditions including those with substance misuse


·         Lot 2 People with Complex Dementia 


The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to note the report.


Officer contact: Vincent Fraga on 0161 474 4401 or email: and Yvonne Winskill by email:

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Revised Direct Payments Policy pdf icon PDF 256 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Adult Services.


The report provides an overview of the proposed changes to the Adult Social Care Direct Payments Policy, which have been made in response to recent feedback. It will also provide an overview of the public consultation feedback and the equality impact assessment of the policy changes. 


The Scrutiny Committee is asked to:-


a)    Review the consultation feedback (Section 4.0)

b)   Review the EIA (Appendix 2)

c)    Comment on the Implementation Plans and Risks (Sections 5.0 and 7.0)

Officer contact: David Eckersley on 0161 218 1754 or email:  


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Maternity Care in Stockport pdf icon PDF 26 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Health, Quality and Improvement/ Deputy Place Lead.


The report provides an update on the maternity care provided to Stockport women.


The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to discuss the information provided and note the report.


Officer contact: Sharon Hyde on 0161 419 5510 or email:

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Agenda Planning pdf icon PDF 188 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 on 0161 474 3229 or email:


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