Issue details

Adult Social Care - Local Account and Annual Adult Safeguarding Report

Local Account provides information on Adult Social Care in Torbay and is a key way through which residents can hold the Council to account on how well we are supporting people with social care needs. It is a government requirement. It provides an overview of the previous year and outlines future policy direction in relation to social care and the safeguarding report outlining action taken in relation to adults safeguarding in the previous financial year.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: High level of public interest;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/03/2014

Decision due: 17 Jul 2014 by Council

Lead member: Executive Lead for Adult Social Care and Older People

Lead director: Director of Adult Services and Housing

Contact: Caroline Taylor, Director of Adult Services Email:

Consultation process

Meetings, circulation of papers etc


Members, local communitities

Reason for inclusion in Forward Plan: It outlines specific outcomes in relation to a key area of spend and allows members to determine future policy priorities. It is in line with requirements of central government.

Key Risks: Torbay Council would not be in line with national requirements and that potential policy changes would not have sufficient transparancy and debate.

If you want to make representations contact:: Caroline Taylor, telephone 207116, email or by post Torbay Council, Town Hall, Castle Circusm Torquay, TQ1 3DR

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