Decision details

Notice of Motion Submitted by Councillors S Jones and R Fletcher

Decision maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Decisions:

At the meeting of the Council on 21 July 2011 Councillors R Fletcher and S Jones had submitted a Notice of Motion on the capacity of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to carry out its functions effectively. 

 

The report addressed how the Council might respond to the issues raised.  In discussing the most appropriate body to investigate the position in Cheshire East, and in order to avoid any duplication of work by the Adult Social Care Scrutiny Committee, an amendment was proposed to the decision requested whereby the matter be referred to the Safeguarding Adults Board in conjunction with the Adult Scrutiny Committee.  The amendment was agreed.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the matter be referred to the Safeguarding Adults Board, in conjunction with the Adult Social Care Scrutiny Committee, with a view to them examining the matter and reporting back on  

 

  • The effectiveness of arrangements in Cheshire East between the Councils own a adult safeguarding function and that of the Care Quality Commission
  • How well safeguarding provision has responded to personalisation
  • The trends in safeguarding activity and the factors affecting it.
  • Whether there are deficits in the arrangements such as to make the representations suggested in the motion necessary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Publication date: 06/10/2011

Date of decision: 03/10/2011

Decided at meeting: 03/10/2011 - Cabinet

Effective from: 14/10/2011

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