Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Monday, 8th March, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting

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.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 249 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 18 January 2021.


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.


Action Sheet pdf icon PDF 206 KB

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


Homelessness Strategy - Summary of Health Aspects pdf icon PDF 663 KB

(18:15 – 18:30*)


To receive an overview of the health aspects of the Draft Homelessness Strategy from the Council’s Lead Member for Homelessness. The Committee will then have an opportunity to formulate comments and questions that the Chair can take to the O&S Board meeting on 1 April 2021 where the Draft Homelessness Strategy will be considered in full.


The sections within the Draft Homelessness Strategy, as seen in Appendix 1, concerning health and healthcare are as follows:


Within Part 3

·       Focus on health and wellbeing

·       Partnership approach


Part 4 – Covid-19 pandemic


Part 6 –Commitments from the 3 Core Aims have particular health and wellbeing focus. There will be further detail and breakdown of all these commitments in the Action Plan which is being drafted currently.



Dorset ICS New Hospital Programme - Strategic Outline Case



To receive a presentation from the Transformation Director of the University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust New Hospitals Programme on the Strategic Outline Case.


Healthwatch Dorset Draft Workplan for 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 118 KB

For the Committee to consider and comment on the Healthwatch Dorset Draft Workplan 2021/2022, as attached at Appendix 1.

Additional documents:


COVID-19 Update

(19:30 – 19:45*)


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.


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.


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 242 KB

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