Adult Social Care, Children's Services and Education Committee 02-MAR-2016

2 March 2016 at 6:30pm in the Council Chamber

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Committee Administrator(s)

Richard Woodford. Contact Committee Services Team

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pdf icon Agenda [80kb]

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Agenda

ItemDescriptionWards affectedReport
1.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Councillors to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests they may have in relation to the items for consideration.

  
2.

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE ADULT SOCIAL CARE, CHILDREN'S SERVICES AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE HELD ON 5 NOVEMBER 2015 AND 3 FEBRUARY 2016 

 pdf icon Item 2 [158kb]
3.

MINUTES OF OTHER BODIES

Children's Trust Partnership Board - 20 January 2016

 pdf icon Item 3 [59kb]
4.

PETITIONS

Petitions submitted pursuant to Standing Order 36 in relation to matters falling within the Committee's Powers & Duties which have been received by Head of Legal & Democratic Services no later than four clear working days before the meeting.

  
5.

QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC AND COUNCILLORS

Questions submitted pursuant to Standing Order 36 in relation to matters falling within the Committee's Powers & Duties which have been submitted in writing and received by the Head of Legal & Democratic Services no later than four clear working days before the meeting.

  
6.

DECISION BOOK REFERENCES

To consider any requests received by the Monitoring Officer pursuant to Standing Order 42, for consideration of matters falling within the Committee's Powers & Duties which have been the subject of Decision Book reports.

  
7.

MENTAL HEALTH SCRUTINY

A report providing the Committee with an update of the work of the Mental Health Absconders Task and Finish Group and to recommend future actions that could be overseen by the continuation of the Task and Finish Group.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 7 [37kb]
8.

TRANSFORMING CARE FOR PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES AND BEHAVIOUR THAT CHALLENGES

A report providing the Committee with an update on the progress of the Transforming Care for People with Learning Difficulties and Challenging Behaviour project.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 8 [24kb]
9.

RIGHT FOR YOU

A report providing the Committee with a summary of the pilot being run in Adult Social Care to transform the approach to social care to promote independence, wellbeing and improved customer satisfaction.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 9 [170kb]
10.

UPDATE ON EDUCATION PERFORMANCE 2014-15

A report providing the Committee with an update on education performance 2014-15.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 10 [454kb]
11.

NEW DIRECTIONS SERVICE UPDATE

A report highlighting the sustained improvement in outcomes and value for money that New Directions, the Council's Adult Learning and Employment Service, has delivered over recent years, including its rating of 'Good' by Ofsted following an inspection in December 2015.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 11 [609kb]
12.

CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION (CSE) UPDATE 2016

A report providing the Committee with an update on the progress made against the Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) priorities from the CSE Strategy.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 12 [66kb]
13.

SECOND QUARTER REPORT CHILDREN'S SERVICES IMPROVEMENT BOARD

The second quarter report of the Children's Services Improvement Board

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 13 [37kb]
14.

REMODELLING THE YOUTH OFFER

A report setting out a remodelled Youth Offer.

BOROUGHWIDE
pdf icon Item 14 [86kb]
15.

CHILDREN'S WORKFORCE STRATEGY 2016-2018

A report setting out and seeking approval for a Workforce Strategy for Children's services.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 15 [668kb]
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