Scrutiny shoots and scores

The CSSIW has just told us that our scrutiny of child & family services and adult services is doing all right, well, its more than all right, we have “effective and well managed” scrutiny arrangements! The report said that our work programmes are clear, both panels’ scrutiny of performance is robust and challenging, looked after children are […]

Call for Evidence: Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services Scrutiny Inquiry

A new scrutiny inquiry panel has started which is looking at ways in which the council and its partners can reduce the demand for specialist child & adolescent mental health services Over the next few months the Panel will be looking into many aspects of this area and will look to answer the question ‘How is the Council […]

Councillors want to take to carers and carers groups

Councillors on the transformation of adult social services scrutiny panel will be focussing on support services for carers over the next couple of months.   Part of this work will mean talking directly to a range of carers and carers groups to find out their experiences of services. After the panel has spoken to carers […]

What will the Child & Family Services Scrutiny Panel look at next week?

The Child & Family Services Scrutiny Performance Panel will meet on Monday 19th January at 2.00pm in Committee Room 3 in the Civic Centre. This month the panel is going to be looking at the implications for the local authority of the independent review of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham.  The panel will consider the […]

Street scene services need to change to reflect the changing financial position of the Council

Street scene services are and remain critical services for the people of Swansea. It’s the one side of the Council that every citizen uses and interacts with on a daily basis.  The Council is facing very serious financial restrictions which means that service delivery will become increasingly difficult.  Resident groups and individuals who provided evidence to […]