Decision Maker: Corporate Policy and Resources Committee, Community Wellbeing and Housing Committee, Council
Decision status: Recommendations approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
It was resolved that the following recommendations be put to Council on 20 October 2022:
1. That the Council’s approach to expanding the Health and Wellbeing Board to take account of the new requirements under the Health and Care Act and the associated White Paper, Health and social care integration: joining up care for people, places and populations (Option 2) be endorsed.
2. That the Health and Wellbeing Board be renamed the Spelthorne Healthy Communities Board, with an expanded terms of reference, a wider membership of community participants and increased ability to award financial and other assistance using ‘pooled budgets’ from Health, Adult Social Care and the Council.
3. That devolved authority be provided to the Spelthorne Healthy Communities Board, within strict spending limits, to utilise ‘pooled budgets’ to expedite community-based health initiatives. Initially using £50,000 of £132,000 awarded for prevention made by North West Surrey Alliance.
4. That there be periodic reporting back to the Corporate Policy and Resources Committee on the Healthy Communities Board’s funding decisions.
Report author: Karen Sinclair
Publication date: 19/10/2022
Date of decision: 10/10/2022
Decided at meeting: 10/10/2022 - Corporate Policy and Resources Committee