The Decision needed:
Approval to modernise MHCSS.
How the decision relates to BS4K and Corporate Objectives
BS4K Priority 15: Improve services for the most vulnerable people in Kent
Impact/costs and risks of proposed decision
The services received by current service users may be disrupted if service changes. Potential costs and risks to be identified through Equality Impact Assessment and Gather Opinions consultation process
Decision type: Key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)
Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/12/2014
Decision due: 19 Oct 2012 by Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health
Department: Social Care, Health & Wellbeing
Contact: Samantha Sheppard, Senior Commissioner Email: email@example.com.
Completion of informal consultation has delayed timeline for formal consultation. The review has identified additional work that needs to be completed prior to beginning consultation in order to understand the impact of the proposal on other staff within the mental health workforce and service users.
Please state if there are any additional legal requirements to consult other than those stated in the Local Government Act 1999 - Best Value Duty.
Aims and level(s) of consultation
Gather information; to seek information and opinions from MHCSS staff and Kent and Medway Partnership Trust (KMPT) to inform future planning. Information to be used now.
Making Choices: to seek preferences before making a decision
Key consultee groups
MHCSS staff, KMPT partners
Start and finish dates of consultation.
Gather information: September - November 2011
Making Choices: 11 July - 10 August 2012
Equalities Impact Assessment included in the consultation documentation. Please state where this can be found.
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Date of publication of consultation outcomes and updated Equalities Impact Assessment
By 31 August 2012
Informing Only (Who and when)
Service users and carers May 2012
Has the matter already been discussed by a Cabinet Committee? If not when will be it discussed by the Cabinet Committee and the date of the meeting
To be discussed at Cabinet Committee on 14 September 2012
Is the matter referred to in your Business Plan or Medium Term Capital Programme?
Which Members and electoral Divisions are affected by this proposed decision? Is it All Members?
County wide service so will impact on all electoral decisions within Kent
Financial implications: Samantha Sheppard, 07795 540071 Samantha.firstname.lastname@example.org
Legal implications: 11/01746
Equalities implications: Need to modernise services to reflect need and deliver efficiencies.