Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Monday, 18th January, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Microsoft Teams

Contact: Democratic Services  Email:


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To receive any apologies for absence from Councillors.


Substitute Members

To receive information on any changes in the membership of the Committee.


Note – When a member of a Committee is unable to attend a meeting of a Committee or Sub-Committee, the relevant Political Group Leader (or their nominated representative) may, by notice to the Monitoring Officer (or their nominated representative) prior to the meeting, appoint a substitute member from within the same Political Group. The contact details on the front of this agenda should be used for notifications.



Declarations of Interests

Councillors are requested to declare any interests on items included in this agenda. Please refer to the workflow on the preceding page for guidance.

Declarations received will be reported at the meeting.


Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 182 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 30 November 2020.


Action Sheet pdf icon PDF 198 KB

To note and comment as required on the action sheet which tracks decisions, actions and outcomes arising from previous Committee meetings.


Public Issues

To receive any public questions, statements or petitions submitted in accordance with the Constitution, which is available to view at the following link:  


The deadline for the submission of a public question is 4 clear working days before the meeting.


The deadline for the submission of a public statement is midday the working day before the meeting.


The deadline for the submission of a petition is 10 working days before the meeting.


Portfolio Holders' Update

To receive any updates from the relevant Portfolio Holders on key issues or actions that have been taken since the last meeting, as appropriate.


COVID-19 Update

(18:30 – 19:00)*


For the Committee to receive an update from Adult Social Care Services on COVID-19, to enable the Committee to monitor the ongoing pandemic and scrutinise the ongoing response to COVID-19.


Home First Programme (including update on the Better Care Fund) pdf icon PDF 401 KB



For the Committee to consider and scrutinise the local response to the national Hospital Discharge Policy and the Home First approach.


BCP Council Suicide Prevention Plan pdf icon PDF 163 KB



For the Overview and Scrutiny Committee to scrutinise and review the BCP

Council Suicide Prevention Plan 2021-23.

Additional documents:


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 246 KB

To consider and comment as appropriate on the development of the Committee’s Forward Plan.