Adult Social Care, Children's Services and Education Committee 20-MAR-2017

20 March 2017 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 [76kb]

pdf icon All papers [2Mb]

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 13 DECEMBER 2016

 pdf icon Item 2 [94kb]
3.

MINUTES OF OTHER BODIES -

Children's Trust Partnership Board - 10 January 2017

 pdf icon Item 3 [121kb]
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.

 pdf icon Item 5 [42kb]
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.

PRESENTATION BY THE HEADTEACHER OF CRANBURY COLLEGE

BOROUGHWIDE 
8.

SCHOOLS IMPROVEMENT STRATEGY

A report providing the Committee with a summary update on the progress of improving pupil achievement and attainment in Reading's schools.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 8 [35kb]
9.

PROGRESS OF THE REGIONAL ADOPTION AGENCY

A report providing the Committee with an update on the status of the new Adopt Thames Valley Regional Adoption Agency (RAA) and identifying the current status of the project and the current implications for the Council.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 9 [48kb]
10.

CHILDREN'S SERVICES IMPROVEMENT BOARD - REPORT OF THE INDEPENDENT CHAIR

A report to the Committee from the Independent Chair of the Children's Services Improvement Board (CSIB).

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 10 [44kb]
11.

ADULT CARE AND SUPPORT CHARGING AND FINANCIAL ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK 2017/18

A report detailing the proposed changes to the Adult Care and Support Charging and Financial Assessment Framework in light of the associated Consultation and Equalities Impact Assessment.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 11 [1Mb]
12.

STATUTORY ADVOCACY SERVICES FOR ADULTS

A report proposing the re-commissioning of three types of statutory advocacy provision under a single contract,
setting out the rationale for this approach from a customer perspective and as an efficiency measure.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 12 [46kb]
13.

COMMUNITY SUPPORT FOR MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING (ADULTS) 2017-18

A report presenting the Committee with a series of proposals for providing community support for adult mental health and wellbeing in 2017-18.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 13 [237kb]
14.

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 increased sustained positive destinations for learners.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 14 [315kb]

 

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