Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 1 December 2022 6.30pm

Venue: St George's Centre, Pembroke Road, Chatham Maritime, Chatham ME4 4UH. View directions

Contact: Michael Turner, Principal Democratic Services Officer 


No. Item


Apologies for absence


Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 330 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 11 October 2022.


Urgent matters by reason of special circumstances

The Chairman will announce any late items which do not appear on the main agenda but which he/she has agreed should be considered by reason of special circumstances to be specified in the report. 


Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests and Whipping pdf icon PDF 471 KB

Members are invited to disclose any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests in accordance with the Member Code of Conduct. Guidance on this is set out in agenda item 4.


Community Diagnostic Centres pdf icon PDF 130 KB

This report deals with plans to develop community diagnostic centres in Medway and Swale, specifically to establish a hub, based at Sheppey Community Hospital (SCH) and a spoke, based at Rochester Healthy Living Centre (RHLC).


The Committee are asked to consider whether these proposals constitute a substantial variation or development of a health service.

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Kent and Medway Adult Learning Disability and Autism Collaborative Update pdf icon PDF 178 KB

In December 2021, the Committee considered a paper on proposals to improve health and social care outcomes for adults with learning disability and autistic people across Kent and Medway. The recommended option was to form a learning disability and autism collaborative with Kent County Council and Kent and Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (now the Kent and Medway Integrated Care Board). Following an update provided in August 2022 the Committee asked for a further update in December 2022, this report provides an overview of progress to date.



Care Quality Commission - Local Authority Assessment Framework pdf icon PDF 130 KB

This report is for information and outlines the introduction of a new assurance regime for Local Authority Adult Social Care Services which is due to be introduced from April 2023. This will expand the remit of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to oversee the quality and performance of both Local Authorities and Integrated Care Systems (ICS) alongside the existing inspection responsibilities they hold for providers of regulated activity.



Kent and Medway Interim Integrated Care Strategy pdf icon PDF 142 KB

This paper asks Members to consider the Kent and Medway Integrated Care Strategy.

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Draft Capital and Revenue Budget 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 237 KB

This report sets out the Council’s draft capital and revenue budgets for 2023/24. In accordance with the Constitution, Cabinet is required to develop ‘initial budget proposals’ approximately three months before finalising the budget and setting council tax levels at the end of February 2023.


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Council Plan Performance Monitoring report and Strategic Risk Summary Quarter 2 - 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 186 KB

Medway’s Council Plan 2022/23 sets out the Council’s three priorities. This report and appendices summarise how we performed in Q2 2022/23 on the delivery of the programmes and measures which fall under the remit of this committee which are: People.

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Work programme pdf icon PDF 145 KB

This item advises Members of the current work programme and allows the Committee to adjust it in the light of latest priorities, issues and circumstances. It gives Members the opportunity to shape and direct the Committee’s activities over the year. 

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