Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Monday, 26th July, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Suite, Civic Centre, Poole BH15 2RU. View directions

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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.


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.



Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 247 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 24 May 2021.


Action Sheet pdf icon PDF 192 KB

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


Market Position Statement for Adults pdf icon PDF 150 KB

Ensuring a diverse, vibrant, sustainable and quality market for Adult Social Care is a key duty for all local authorities under market shaping requirements of the Care Act 2014.

A Market Position Statement supports local authorities in meeting this responsibility offering information to current and prospective providers of care services about the state of local supply and demand for care services.

Section 4.56 of the statutory guidance suggests that the local authority’s duties in relation to market shaping can best be met through the development of a market position statement to effectively engage and communicate with providers of the challenges facing Adult Social Care and some of the key areas for development, which in turn supports effective commissioning.

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Older Peoples Care Home Strategy pdf icon PDF 144 KB

This commissioning strategy sets out the future approach and intentions of BCP Council and NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) regarding the commissioning of care home placements for older people. It follows on from an in-depth review of care home provision and commissioning carried out in 2021.

It covers all types of care home provision including residential care, funded nursing care and fully funded NHS Continuing Care where this takes place in a care home.

The commissioning strategy sets out several objectives that seek to reduce the overall demand for care home places, with a focus on meeting those with complex care needs, reviewing the current contractual arrangements and fee structure to ensure best value and improve partnership working with care home providers

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Extra Care Housing Strategy for Vulnerable Adults and Older People pdf icon PDF 165 KB

Ensuring a diverse, vibrant, sustainable and quality market for Adult Social Care is a key duty for all local authorities under market shaping requirements of the Care Act 2014. This commissioning strategy supports meeting that duty in respect of extra care housing.

The development extra-care housing in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole is a necessary measure to deliver on the Council’s commitments to both promote greater independence and to reduce the numbers of people entering residential care. There are a variety of shapes that extra-care housing provision can take and BCP Council needs to ensure that it has a good range and span of schemes and options.

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Disabled Facilities Grant Policy pdf icon PDF 323 KB

The committee is asked to review and provide comment on the attached draft report and appendices in advance of its consideration by Cabinet at its meeting in September.

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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.


BCP Carers' Review

For the Chair to update the Committee on the next steps following the scoping meeting held on 12 July 2021.


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 535 KB

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