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Agenda item

Adult Social Care 2018 Local Account

Report of the Executive Director, People Services.

Decision:

11.1

The Executive Director, People Services, submitted a report in relation to the local account which explains the Council helps Sheffield people stay independent, safe and well. It explains our achievements, priorities and challenges, and our plans for the next year.

 

 

11.2

RESOLVED: That Cabinet notes the account and approves its publication.

 

 

11.3

Reasons for Decision

 

 

11.3.1

Sheffield was not legally required to produce a local account. However local accounts are considered good practice and are produced by many local authorities.

 

 

11.4

Alternatives Considered and Rejected

 

 

11.4.1

National guidance leaves the format and content to be determined locally. We have sought feedback on each account we have produced in order to continually improve the format and content.

 

 

11.4.2

This year we will support the account with an e-bulletin to encourage people to read the report, and to provide further resources people can use to find out more about particular topics. This will also provide a way we can identify topics of particular interest.

 

 

11.5

Any Interest Declared or Dispensation Granted

 

 

 

None

 

 

11.6

Reason for Exemption if Public/Press Excluded During Consideration

 

 

 

None

 

 

11.7

Respective Director Responsible for Implementation

 

 

 

Jayne Ludlam, Executive Director, People Services

 

 

11.8

Relevant Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee If Decision Called In

 

 

 

Healthier Communities and Adult Social Care

 

Minutes:

11.1

The Executive Director, People Services, submitted a report in relation to the local account which explains how the Council helps Sheffield people stay independent, safe and well. It explains our achievements, priorities and challenges, and our plans for the next year.

 

 

11.2

RESOLVED: That Cabinet notes the account and approves its publication.

 

 

11.3

Reasons for Decision

 

 

11.3.1

Sheffield was not legally required to produce a local account. However, local accounts are considered good practice and are produced by many local authorities.

 

 

11.4

Alternatives Considered and Rejected

 

 

11.4.1

National guidance leaves the format and content to be determined locally. We have sought feedback on each account we have produced in order to continually improve the format and content.

 

 

11.4.2

This year we will support the account with an e-bulletin to encourage people to read the report, and to provide further resources people can use to find out more about particular topics. This will also provide a way we can identify topics of particular interest.

 

 

 

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