Agenda and minutes

Cheshire East Health and Wellbeing Board
Tuesday, 28th January, 2020 2.00 pm

Venue: Committee Suite 1,2 & 3, Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach CW11 1HZ. View directions

Contact: Rachel Graves  Tel: 01270 686473 Email:  rachel.graves@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

36.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Cllr Kathryn Flavell (Cheshire East Council), Linda Couchman (Cheshire East Council) and Kath O’Dwyer (Cheshire East Council).

37.

Declarations of Interest

To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests in any item on the agenda.

Minutes:

Councillor S Corcoran declared a non-pecuniary interest by virtue of his wife being a GP.

38.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 63 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 26 November 2019.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 26 November 2019 be approved as a correct record.

39.

Public Speaking Time/Open Session

In accordance with paragraph 2.32 of the Committee Procedural Rules and Appendix 7 to the Rules a period of 10 minutes is allocated for members of the public to address the meeting on any matter relevant to the work of the body in question.  Individual members of the public may speak for up to 5 minutes but the Chairman or person presiding will decide how the period of time allocated for public speaking will be apportioned where there are a number of speakers. Members of the public are not required to give notice to use this facility. However, as a matter of courtesy, a period of 24 hours’ notice is encouraged.

 

Members of the public wishing to ask a question at the meeting should provide at least three clear working days’ notice in writing and should include the question with that notice. This will enable an informed answer to be given.

 

 

Minutes:

There were no members of the public present.

40.

Better Care Fund Plan 2019 - 2020 pdf icon PDF 219 KB

To consider a report on the Better Care Fund plan 2019-20.

Minutes:

The Board considered a report which provided an overview of the Better Care Fund Plan for 2019/20.

 

The aim of the Better Care Fund was to bring about greater integration between health and social care.  The Plan included the Improved Better Care Fund, Better Care Fund and winter pressures. 

 

In total there were 21 schemes in operation across the fund and the report summarises the details of each scheme.  In total the schemes covered £35m of expenditure.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the Board agree the Better Care Fund Plan for 2019-20.

 

 

 

 

 

 

41.

Better Care Fund Quarter 2 Update pdf icon PDF 208 KB

To consider a report on the progress made during Quarter 2 2019/20 of the Better Care Fund.

Minutes:

The Board considered a report which provided a summary of the progress made during Quarter 2 2019/20 of the Better Care Fund.

 

A range of activities had taken place during Quarter 2 which included the production and deployment of a winter plan, the commissioning of two interim trusted assessor services and the establishment of task and finish groups to provide greater focus on reducing delayed transfers of care which were attributed to social care.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the Board note the Better Care Fund performance in Quarter 2 2019/20.

 

42.

Pan-Cheshire Child Death Overview Panel Annual Report pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the annual report of the Pan-Cheshire Child Death Overview Panel.

Minutes:

The Board received a presentation on the Pan Cheshire Child Death Overview Panel Annual Report from Dr A Thirumurugan.

 

The presentation provided data on the number of child deaths, the number of reviews carried out, time taken to carry out reviews, categories of death, location of death and any modifiable factors which may help prevent unnecessary child deaths, and set out the priorities for 2019/20 and the challenges faced by the Pan Cheshire Child Death Overview Panel

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the Pan Cheshire Child Death Overview Panel Annual Report 2018/19 be received and noted.

43.

Cheshire East Local Safeguarding Children Board Annual Report pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the annual report of the Local Safeguarding Children Board

Minutes:

The Board considered the Annual Report of the Cheshire East Safeguarding Children Board for 2018/19.

 

The Annual Report highlighted the activities, progress, achievements and challenges faced by the Cheshire East Safeguarding Children Board.  The Report also set out the key priorities for 2019/20.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the Cheshire East Safeguarding Children Board Annual Report 2018/19 be received and noted.

44.

Mental Wellbeing Strategy - Heading in the Right Direction pdf icon PDF 202 KB

To consider the Mental Health Wellbeing Strategy.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Board considered a report on the Cheshire and Warrington Mental Health Strategy – ‘Heading in the Right Direction’. 

 

The Cheshire and Warrington Public Sector Transformation Programme had identified mental health as a barrier to residents thriving across Cheshire and Warrington from the Case for Change evidence review in 2016.  Partners had been looking at mental health and prevention since then and this had resulted in the creation of the Mental Wellbeing Strategy – ‘Heading in the Right Direction’.  The Strategy sought to demonstrate the potential impact of place on wellbeing.  The Strategy proposed 11 recommendations – 5 actions and 6 enabler, which had been worked up into a delivery plan.

 

The Mental Health Strategy would be considered by all the Health and Wellbeing Boards in the Cheshire and Warrington Sub-region.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the Board support the Mental Health Strategy.

 

 

 

 

45.

Cheshire East Partnership Transformation Update

To receive a verbal update on the Cheshire East Partnership Transformation.

Minutes:

The Board received an update on the Cheshire East Partnership Transformation.

 

A workshop would be taking place shortly to look at the expectations, work streams and performance for the next year.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the update be noted.