Adults and Health Service Plan: 2022/2023

“Our vision is to enable people to be independent and in control of their life.”

Strategic priorities

1. Keep the borough safe and protect the most vulnerable

  • Ensuring the BwD safeguarding boards are effective and accountable as part of a multi-agency approach
  • To ensure multi agency procedures are implemented and adhered to with the person at the centre of decision making
  • To work with partners to reduce crime and antisocial behaviour
  • Reduce homelessness and rough sleeping.

2: To support people to stay healthy and independent at home for as long as possible

  • Strength based and asset based conversation at the core.
  • Multi agency support planning
  • A strong rehabilitation offer that is accessible and central to recovery
  • Personalised and responsive within a positive risk culture
  • An emphasis on preventing ill health and crisis by supporting to stay well

3 : Transformation and legislative reform

  • Implement response to homelessness legislation
  • ASC redesign to respond to the requirements of the Health and Care Act 2022 and other legislation
  • CQC assurance
  • A vibrant ASC workforce
  • A revised financial model for charging and payments
  • A charted offer and solutions

4: To ensure the services we provide and commission are of a good quality, responsive to individual needs, good value for money and reflect identified needs

  • A clear commission strategy
  • Development of a strong Quality Assurance Framework
  • Effective and communicative case approach with our providers
  • Ensure residents co-produce service design and feedback mechanisms in place
  • Appropriate services available to respond and assess need
  • A vibrant social care market with good qualities at the head

5: To support citizens to be part of and connected to our communities through work, education, leisure and housing models that are fit for purpose

  • Easily accessible information and advice
  • Adult learning offer to enable opportunity such as the multiply offers
  • Social prescribing control
  • Preventative health checks
  • Housing with care models that meet the needs of our local communities

6: Tackling inequality, oppression and enabling people to maximise their potential

  • To support vulnerable communities to integrate and maximise their potential
  • Support community cohesion
  • To be person centred
  • Dementia friendly
  • Development and implementing of strategies for people with a learning disability or autism