Agenda

Health and Social Care Scrutiny Commission
Monday 22 June 2020 7.00 pm

Venue: Online/Virtual. Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting. Please contact FitzroyAntonio.williams@southwark.gov.uk or Julie.timbrell@southwark.gov.uk for a link.

Contact: Julie Timbrell  020 7525 0514

Items
No. Item

Part A - OPEN BUSINESS

1.

Apologies

2.

Notification of any items of business which the chair deems urgent

3.

Disclosure of Interests and Dispensations

4.

Minutes

5.

Impact of Covid 19 on residents and staff in Care Homes and the Home Care service

    Council and CCG staff will update the commission on PPE, testing, how residents are staying in touch family, friends and with the wider world, and lessons  learnt in protecting vulnerable people. 

     

    Unison will provide input on staff PPE and testing provision for Southwark social and  home care staff.

     

    A legal briefing on the Coronavirus Act 2020 Care Act easements is to follow.

6.

Scrutiny review: Care Home and Extra Care Quality Assurance - draft headline report

7.

Covid 19 impact on the NHS

    The item will be an initial discussion on the impact of Covid-19 on our health systems,  both directly how the health system in Southwark has been able to meet the needs of Covid-19 patients, and indirectly in regards to the wider impacts on other health conditions

8.

Scrutiny review: mental health children and young people - Suicide briefing

    At the end of January the Commission received a report from officers that had some information on Suicide.

     

    Members at the meeting and subsequently have requested some more information:

     

    -  Recent suicide rates covering the period 2016 – 2019

    -  A race and ethnic breakdown and comparison with borough averages to see if rates are proportionate

    -  Age breakdown (particularly of under 25s given the focus of the review – if this is possible)

    -  A copy of the Suicide Strategy

     

     

    A briefing is attached.

    Supporting documents:

9.

Covid 19 equalities impact

    This item will be an initial discussion on how Covid-19 has affected Southwark residents, and in particular the disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on some of our resident populations, such as BAME residents, older residents including those in our care homes and more deprived communities.

10.

Work Programme

Discussion of any other open items as notified at the start of the meeting.

Part B - CLOSED BUSINESS

Discussion of any closed items as notified at the start of the meeting and accepted by the chair as urgent.

Distribution List 2019/20

Supporting documents: