Agenda

Health and Social Care Scrutiny Commission
Tuesday 10 November 2020 6.30 pm

Venue: Zoom

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.

Update on Care homes and impact of COVID 19

    The item on Care homes will be focusing on two issues:

     

    ·  How Southwark can work together to protect and treat people in Care Homes with COVID 19,

    ·  Enabling Care Home residents to stay in touch with friends, family and the outside world.

    A briefing has been provided by council social care officers and NHS Southwark on how residents will be protected and treated from Covid 19, and work with homes to enable residents to stay in touch with friends and family.

    The item on Care homes will be focusing on two issues:

    -  how Southwark can work together to protect and treat people in Care Homes with COVID 19,

    -  enabling Care Home residents to stay in touch with friends, family and the outside world.

    A briefing and presentation at the meeting  has been requested from council socail care officers and NHS Southwark on how residents will be protected and treated from Covid 19 work with homes to enable residents to stay in touch with friends and family.

    The following partners have been invited to contribute to this item, subject to confirmation:

    • Care Home providers : Anchor Hanover and HC One
    • Lewisham and Southwark Age UK and the Lay Inspectors
    • Southwark Carers
    • Link Age Southwark
    • Entelechy Arts

     

    A scrutiny review on Care Home quality assurance, completed July 2020, is enclosed as background information.

     

    Supporting documents:

5.

COVID 19 infection rates and NHS capacity

6.

Update on the proposed merger between Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust and Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

7.

Health Inequalities

    The previous Health & Social Care scrutiny commission undertook a review on the Mental Health of Children and  Young People (CYP), which particularly looked at the cross cutting  issue of the disproportionate mental ill health amongst Black And Minority Ethnic (BAME)  CYP. A letter sent to the cabinet lead summarising that work is enclosed.

     

    A follow up review is proposed focused on addressing the causes of health inequalities amongst BAME CYP.

     

    A report by Baroness Doreen Lawrence on: AN AVOIDABLE CRISIS The disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities is enclosed.

    Supporting documents:

8.

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 20/21

Supporting documents: