Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Virtual Teams meeting

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Items
No. Item

Chairman's Introduction

The Chairman welcomed everyone to the meeting and outlined the procedure for conducting this virtual meeting. He also congratulated Councillor Paul Edwards in his new role as opposition lead for Adults and Safeguarding.

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 130 KB

    Minutes:

    RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 17 February 2020, be agreed as a correct record.

2.

Absence of Members

3.

Declarations of Members Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Non-Pecuinary Interests

    Minutes:

    Councillor Anne Hutton declared a non-pecuniary interest (for all substantive agenda items) by virtue of being a Trustee at the Barnet Carer’s Centre.

     

    Councillor Jo Cooper declared a non-pecuniary interest (for all substantive agenda items) by virtue of being employed by the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

4.

Report of the Monitoring Officer (if any)

    Minutes:

    None.

Chairman's Announcement

The Chairman reported that Councillor Brian Gordon had sadly passed away on 10 September 2020, paying tribute to Councillor Gordon and noting that he had served on this Committee as a substitute Member.

 

The Committee held a minutes silence in memory of Councillor Gordon.

5.

Public Questions and Comments (if any)

    Minutes:

    None.

6.

Members' Items (if any)

    Minutes:

    None.

Revision of Agenda Running Order

The Chairman revised the running order of the agenda, as reflected in these minutes.

7.

Pre-Paid Cards pdf icon PDF 226 KB

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced this report, which provided an update on the implementation of Pre-Paid Cards for people who used Direct Payments in Barnet.

     

    Officers responded to Members comments/questions accordingly.

     

     

    RESOLVED that the report be noted.

     

8.

Barnet Multi-Agency Safeguarding Adults Board Annual Report 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 442 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the annual report which set out in the first section the level and types of abuse that were reported for investigation during the 2019-20, whilst the second section detailed the work of Barnet SAB, including the steps taken to implement the strategic plan. There was also an attached executive summary, designed to be displayed as a poster in order to raise awareness of the work of Barnet SAB but also the on-going risks faced by those with care and support needs in Barnet.

     

    The Chairman also highlighted that the Corona Virus Act, did not provide any easements in this area.

     

    Fiona Bateman, Independent Chair of the Adults Safeguarding Board, spoke in detail about the Annual Report and responded to Members comments and questions.

     

    The Chairman thanked Fiona and the Board for their hard work.

     

    RESOLVED that the Annual report be noted and that it also be noted that the Annual report will be published on the Council website.

     

     

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Quarter 1(Q1) 2020/21 Recovery and Delivery Plan Performance Report pdf icon PDF 879 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced this report which provided a thematic overview of performance for Q1 2020/21 focusing on the activities to deliver both the corporate and committee priorities in the Adults and Safeguarding Recovery and Delivery Plan.

     

    Officers spoke in detail about the report, particularly in relation to the current situation regarding Covid-19 and responded to comments and questions.

     

    It was also noted that that the figure relating to accessing enablement in the first quarter, was 233 and not 33 as stated in the report.

     

     

    RESOLVED that the report be noted.

     

     

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Integrated Care pdf icon PDF 221 KB

    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced this report, which had been prepared to provide information on the progress made in the Barnet Integrated Care Partnership.

     

    RESOLVED that the report be noted.

     

     

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Committee Forward Work Programme pdf icon PDF 297 KB

    Minutes:

    RESOLVED that the Work Programme be noted.

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Any other items that the Chairman decides are urgent

    Minutes:

    None.