Adults & Health

(a)  The functions and areas of policy and decision making responsibility are:

  • Strategic lead Health and Social care integration
  • Adult Social Care (as defined in the Care Act, Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act)
  • Social Work Professional Standards (Adults) and Adult Safeguarding
  • Integrated Health and Social Care Commissioning
  • Promote sufficient, high quality and sustainable care market
  • Champion Vulnerable adults across the Health and Wellbeing Board partnerships and the NHS
  • Promote the improvement in health and wellbeing outcomes across North Lincolnshire
  • Public Health Statutory Commissioned Services (e.g. sexual health, substance misuse)
  • Vulnerable Adult Engagement, Advocacy and Complaints
  • Housing sufficiency to meet needs of vulnerable adults

(b) Additional specific delegated decision making powers to:

  • Approve Statements of Purpose for North Lincolnshire Council Care Quality Commission regulated provision
  • Receive Annual reports in respect of Statutory Complaints