Agenda and decisions

Venue: Remote Meeting

Contact: Maureen Potter 01352 702322  Email: maureen.potter@flintshire.gov.uk

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No. Item

1.

APPOINTMENT OF CHAIR

At the Annual Meeting, Council will determine which Group will chair this Committee. The Committee will be advised of the Chair of the Committee for the municipal year.

 

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Decision:

That the appointment of Councillor Hilary McGuill as Chair of the Committee be noted.

2.

APPOINTMENT OF VICE-CHAIR

To appoint a Vice-Chair for the Committee.

 

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Decision:

That Councillor Gladys Healey be appointed Vice-Chair of the Committee.

4.

Declarations of Interest (Including Whipping Declarations)

To receive any Declarations and advise Members accordingly.

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Decision:

None.

5.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 96 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 4 March 2021

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Decision:

That the minutes be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

6.

Forward Work Programme and Action Tracking pdf icon PDF 82 KB

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Decision:

(a)       That the Forward Work Programme be noted;

 

(b)       That the Facilitator, in consultation with the Chair of the Committee be authorised to vary the Forward Work Programme between meetings, as the need arises; and

 

(c)       That the Committee notes the progress made in completing the outstanding actions.

7.

Directors Annual Report pdf icon PDF 93 KB

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Decision:

(a)       That the draft Annual Report be noted; and

 

(b)       That the final Annual Report be considered by the Committee at its  meeting on 1st July, 2021.

8.

Rebalancing Care & Support White Paper pdf icon PDF 121 KB

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Decision:

That the Committee approve the report and note the consultation response submitted from Flintshire, as shown at Appendix 1 of the report.

9.

North Wales Adoption Service Update pdf icon PDF 107 KB

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Decision:

(a)       That the Committee note the activities and work of the NWAS; and

 

(b)       That the Committee are assured that those impacted by adoption receive safe, timely and appropriate interventions.

10.

Arosfa pdf icon PDF 98 KB

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Decision:

That the Committee notes the progress made at Arosfa, and support the opportunity to provide additional flexible support for up to five children and their families, at any one time, with the aim of keeping families together and close to home.

11.

Developing In House Residential Care for Children pdf icon PDF 118 KB

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Decision:

(a)       That the Committee support the move to become a direct provider of Residential Care for Children; and

 

(b)       That the Committee support the priority projects for in house development; Arosfa, Ty Nyth, Emergency Provision and Small Group Homes, as outlined within the report.

 

12.

Mental Health Services in Flintshire pdf icon PDF 138 KB

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Decision:

(a)       That the Committee note the challenges faced within mental health services and the impact Covid-19 was having on the mental health of the local population; and

 

(b)       That the Committee note the current provision in place to support their local constituents’ needs.

Members of the Press and Public in Attendance

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