Adult Social Services Review Panel
Wednesday, 26th June, 2019 5.30 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 94 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 24 April 2019 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.


Adult Safeguarding Practice

Two adult safeguarding social workers will present two anonymised cases with the purpose of facilitating a discussion regarding the challenges and dilemmas involved in adult safeguarding, and how it can make a difference to people’s lives.


Adapt Programme Update pdf icon PDF 123 KB

This report sets out the last twelve months progress of the Adapt programme and what is planned through to March 2020.


Croydon Adults Peer Review pdf icon PDF 144 KB

This report provides a progress update on the ‘Borough Feedback’ recommendations presented to Full Council in July 2018, which emerged from the June 2018 London Association of Directors of Social Services (ADASS) ‘Use of Resources’ peer review.


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 24 April 2019 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.