Adult Social Services Review Panel
Wednesday, 30th January, 2019 5.00 pm

Venue: F10, Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. View directions

Contact: Thomas Downs
020 8726 6000 x86166  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence from any members of the Committee.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 91 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 31 October 2018 as an accurate record.


Disclosure of Interests

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.


Urgent Business (if any)

To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.


Perspectives from the front line in Social Work

A discussion and question and answer session with social workers who have have recently completed their first year of employment in Croydon.


Paul Richards (Principal Social Worker and Head of Mental Health)


Update on Community Led Support

An update on the progress of Croydon’s Health Wellbeing & Adults department’s work to adopt and embed a strength based community led support approach.


Anne Flanagan (Adult Care and 0-65 Disability Service Team)


Breakthrough Counselling Group Project pdf icon PDF 63 KB

The purpose of the report is to update the Adult Social Services Review Panel on the Breakthrough counselling Group Project. This is an innovative project developed with partners in Croydon to address the complex issues which underpin Hoarding behaviours.


Nick Sherlock (Head of Adult Safeguarding and Quality Assurance)


Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:


“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”

Part B


Minutes of the Previous Meeting

To approve the Part B minutes of the meeting held on 31 October 2018 as an accurate record.


Adult Safeguarding in Croydon

The purpose of this report is to update the Adult Social Services Review Panel on the key developments in Croydon in regards to Adult Safeguarding.


Nick Sherlock (Head of Adult Safeguarding and Quality Assurance)