Agenda

Venue: Committee Room 'C' - The Duke of Lancaster Room, County Hall, Preston. View directions

Contact: Sam Gorton  Tel: 01772 532471 email:  sam.gorton@lancashire.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Introductions and Apologies

County Councillor Brown

 

To note who is attending and any apologies for absence.

2.

Notes of the Meeting and Matters Arising from 26 November 2019 pdf icon PDF 243 KB

County Councillor Brown

 

To agree for accuracy the notes of the meeting and receive any matters arising.

3.

Lancashire Safeguarding Model (30 mins) pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Sharon Hubber, Director of Children's Social Care, Education and Children's Services

 

To receive information on the Lancashire Safeguarding Model.

 

4.

Future Corporate Parenting Board Meetings (30 mins) pdf icon PDF 205 KB

Barbara Bath, Head of Service, Fostering, Adoption, Residential and Youth Offending Teams

 

To discuss how the Board can revise the way it works, including looking at the Terms of Reference, frequency of meetings, statutory information and membership.

 

Additional documents:

5.

Lancashire County Council's Foster Carers' Charter (10 mins) pdf icon PDF 211 KB

Barbara Bath, Head of Service, Fostering, Adoption, Residential and Youth Offending Teams

 

To receive Lancashire County Council's Foster Carers' Charter which represents the Local Authority's commitment to its role as a Corporate Parent.  The document details the roles and responsibilities of the Corporate Parenting Board, the Fostering Service and the foster carers.

Additional documents:

6.

Children in Care and Care Leavers performance information (25 mins) pdf icon PDF 113 KB

Umer Khonat, Business Intelligence Analyst, Business Intelligence Team

 

To receive the Annex 'A' performance data report for children in care and care leavers and receive any issues/comments arising from the report.

 

7.

Adoption Panel Report (10 mins) pdf icon PDF 197 KB

Barbara Bath, Head of Fostering, Adoption, Residential and Youth Offending Teams

 

This report summarises the work of Lancashire County Council's Adoption Panel over the six months period from 1 April 2019 to 30 September 2019.  Lancashire Adoption Panels are joint panels which means that they compose of both adoption and fostering items, however this report considers just the adoption items.

 

Additional documents:

8.

Corporate Parenting Strategy Delivery Plan (5 mins)

Barbara Bath, Head of Service, Fostering, Adoption, Residential and Youth Offending Teams

 

To receive an update on the Corporate Parenting Strategy Delivery Open Actions Plan and update from the Permanence and Children in Our Care Board.

 

9.

Any Other Business

County Councillor Brown

 

To receive any other business.

 

10.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

County Councillor Brown

 

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 at 6.00pm in Committee Room 'C' – Duke of Lancaster Room, County Hall, Preston, PR1 0LD.