Issue details

Outcome of Consultation on the Draft Adult Social Care & Support Planning Policy for Approval

Cabinet will be asked to consider the outcome of consultation on the draft Adult Social Care & Support Planning policy and approve the policy.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/09/2017

Decision due: 13 Dec 2017 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Adults and Wellbeing

Lead director: Director, Adult Social Care & Health

Department: Adult Services

Contact: Alan Grierson Email:

Consultation process

You can comment on this matter in writing or by email to the report author at least 14 days prior to the date of the decision.  Formal consultation has commenced and has been publicised throughout the Borough. Details are as follows:


·     Consultation launched on 17th July.

·     Information about the draft policy and the consultation distributed to internal stakeholders and key health partners.

·     Information about the consultation and survey money set up on the Council’s Consultation Webpage.

·     Press release at the beginning of the consultation period.

·     Poster advertising campaign (posters distributed to Libraries, Council Buildings and Satellite Offices and large posters put up on the 30 Havering Community Boards.

·     Information put out on Havering E-Newsletter.

·     Article put into Sheltered Times.

·     Article going into the September Edition of Living.

·     Information about the Consultation regularly sent out through the Council’s Twitter account.

·       Consultation information events being delivered to community groups and forums, User Group and Carer Partnership Boards and Groups, Voluntary Organisations, Social Care Provider forums and organisations, Havering Healthwatch, internal Staff Teams within Adult Social Care Services


The following groups will be consulted:


  • People who receive adult social care and their carers.
  • People who may receive adult social care in the future and their carers.
  • Staff in the Council who deliver adult social care, in particular Social Work staff.
  • Local healthcare partners (services provided by Havering CCG, NELFT, BRHUT, BHRCCG).
  • Organisations providing social care services to Havering residents (in and out of the Borough).
  • Service user support forums and groups.

·       Carer support forums and groups.



Agenda items


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