Overview and Scrutiny

Social Care Committee

The Committee will scrutinise the quality and performance of all Social Care related services delivered by the Council.

The remit and scope of the Committee in relation to Social Care related services is as follows:

  • Adult Care
  • Children’s Services
  • Strategic Joint Commissioning
  • Carers
  • Integrated services and well-being
  • Domiciliary Care
  • Work with the Third Sector
  • Compliance with the Social Services and Well-being Act
  • West Wales Care Partnership
  • Regional Safeguarding
  • Regional Fostering
  • Regional Adoption

The Committee has 13 members and will meet at least five times per year. Details of Committee members and future meetings, along with the Committee Work Programme, can be found below.

Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Terms of reference

Purpose

The Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee will review and scrutinise services relating to the care, support and well-being needs of children and adults

Role and function

To scrutinise the quality and performance of all Social Care related services delivered by the Council, through the development of a risk-based approach utilising relevant management information such as:

  • service improvement plans
  • financial information
  • performance measures
  • business risk
  • self-assessment
  • customer feedback / surveys
  • external inspection / regulatory reports

Remit and scope

  • Adult Care
  • Children’s Services
  • Strategic Joint Commissioning 
  • Carers
  • Integrated services and well-being
  • Domiciliary care
  • Work with third sector
  • Compliance with the Social Services and Well-being Act
  • West Wales Care Partnership 
  • Regional Safeguarding 
  • Regional Fostering 
  • Regional Adoption

Procedure

The Committee will conduct its proceedings in accordance with the Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules set out in Section 7 of the Council’s Constitution.

Membership

There will be 13 Members on the Committee

Frequency of meetings

The Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee will meet at least 5 times per municipal year.

ID: 549, revised 15/09/2022
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