Decision details

Cumbria LSCB Early Help Strategy

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decisions:

The board received a presentation from the Corporate Director – Children and Families Services which informed Members of the Early Help Strategy Refresh.

 

Members were provided with an update on:-

 

Ø  Achievements

 

Ø  Work to date on Strategy Refresh

 

Ø  The Vision

 

Ø  Next steps

 

A question was raised about how the authority would be able to measure success of the strategy and the Senior Manager – Early Help & Targeted Youth Support advised that the authority may see a reduction in cases passed to the Safeguarding Hub, less Children Looked After and less Child Protection plans.

 

A discussion took place regarding the LSCB’s proposals for the draft strategy and the Board’s role in pre-scrutinising the strategy. It was agreed that a review be undertaken in 6 months.

 

RESOLVED              that,

 

(1)           the report be noted;

 

(2)           the Board to receive an update on the progress in implementation of the strategy

 

(3)           a review into the Board’s role in pre-scrutinising the Cumbria LSCB Early Help Strategy be carried out in 6 months.

 

Publication date: 07/11/2017

Date of decision: 15/09/2017

Decided at meeting: 15/09/2017 - Scrutiny Advisory Board - Children and Young People