Decision details

Social Care workforce pressures and responses

Decision Maker: Social & Health Care Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To advise Committee of the challenges associated with recruitment within the social care sector and the national, regional and local responses.


(a)       That the current staffing crisis in the social care workforce and the impact on the Council’s ability to consistently deliver a safe and effective service be acknowledged;


(b)       That the action being taken in response to this crisis to ensure sufficient capacity and resilience to effectively support vulnerable adults and children be supported; and


(c)        That a letter be sent to inform the Welsh Government and County Council.


Report author: Craig Macleod

Publication date: 09/12/2021

Date of decision: 09/12/2021

Decided at meeting: 09/12/2021 - Social & Health Care Overview & Scrutiny Committee

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