Scrutiny Advisory Board - Adults
Thursday, 28th June, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Conference Room,Cumbria House, Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1RD

Contact: Stewart Consterdine  Email:

No. Item



To receive any apologies for absence.



To report and note changes to the membership of the Board



Members are invited to disclose any disclosable pecuniary interest they have in any item on the agenda which comprises


1          Details of any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for            profit or gain.


2          Details of any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the authority) made or provided within the relevant period in respect of any expenses incurred by you in carrying out duties as a member, or towards your election expenses.  (This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.


3          Details of any contract which is made between you (or a body in which you have a beneficial interest) and the authority


(a)       Under which goods or services are to be provided or works are to be executed; and


            (b)       Which has not been fully discharged.


4          Details of any beneficial interest in land which is within the area of the authority. 


5          Details of any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the area of the authority for a month or longer. 


6          Details of any tenancy where (to your knowledge)


            (a)       The landlord is the authority; and


            (b)       The tenant is a body in which you have a beneficial                                                         interest.


7          Details of any beneficial interest in securities of a body where


(a)       That body (to your knowledge) has a place of business or land in the    area of the authority; and



(b)       Either –


(i)      The total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one            hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body; or


(ii)     If that share capital of that body is of more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class.

In addition, you must also disclose other non-pecuniary interests set out in the Code of Conduct where these have not already been registered.




A “disclosable pecuniary interest” is an interest of a councillor or their partner (which means spouse or civil partner, a person with whom they are living as husband or wife, or a person with whom they are living as if they are civil partners).



To consider whether the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of any item on the agenda.


MINUTES pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Scrutiny Advisory Board – Adults held on   19 March 2018   (copy enclosed).


Adult Social Care Charging Policy pdf icon PDF 185 KB

To receive a report including an early analysis of the consultation response, how they will be actioned and what the next steps will be.



Social Work Practice - New ways of working - Strength Based Approach pdf icon PDF 107 KB

To receive a report on how the Council is proactively working to prevent, reduce and delay the need for formal care provision. By acting as an organisation that proactively recognises and embraces talents, strengths and assets. Role for Scrutiny to assist in the developing and testing of new ideas that will identify the model of Social Work Practice in the future.


Additional documents:


Deprivation of Liberty Standards. pdf icon PDF 561 KB

To receive a report providing an analysis of DoLS activity since bringing the service back in house to the Council in October 2017. To describe the actions taken and planned to deal with the volume of applications.



Safeguarding Adults at risk from abuse and neglect pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To receive the quarterly report on Safeguarding, incorporating information on Domestic Homicide reviews.



Adult Scrutiny Advisory Board Briefing pdf icon PDF 51 KB

To consider items not covered elsewhere in the Board agenda, report from Performance Working Group and to agree the work programme.


Additional documents:



The next meeting of the Scrutiny Advisory Board – Adults is scheduled for 10 October 2018 at 10.00 am in Committee Room 1, County Hall, Kendal.