Held on 28th August 2019

Welcome to the briefing from the Angus Integration Joint Board (IJB).  It is hoped this short summary will help to provide some details about the work taking place in Angus to support health and social integration.  We are always interested in any feedback and if you want to leave comments, details of how these can be provided are given overleaf.

The latest Integration Joint Board meeting took place on 28 August 2019 and what follows is a summary of the topics that were discussed in open session.  If you would like to see the full reports these are published online at:  https://www.angus.gov.uk/healthsocialcareintegration/integration_joint_board_agendas_reports_and_minutes

Agenda Item 7 – Appointments (Report IJB 52/19)

This report provides an update to the Angus Integration Joint Board (IJB) regarding the financial position of Angus IJB including financial projections for 2019/20, an update regarding reserves and an update of financial risks.

The IJB noted the overall projected financial position of Angus IJB for 2019/20 and also noted the update regarding reserves.  The IJB noted the update regarding budget settlements and the risks documented in the Financial Risk Assessment.

Agenda Item 8 – Development of the Angus Care Model (Psychiatry of Old Age) Review and Redesign of Dementia Discharge Pathway (Report IJB 53/19)

The purpose of this report is to update the Integration Joint Board (IJB) on the progress of the review and redesign of the discharge model in Psychiatry of Old Age which is currently underway (as part of the Angus Care Model).

The IJB noted the content of this report and the progress of this review and recognised the challenges and complexities associated with this proposed innovative approach.

Agenda Item 9– Angus Audit Committee Annual Report (Report IJB 54/19)

This report is the second Annual Report provided by the Angus IJB Audit Committee to the Angus IJB. It summarises the work of the Audit Committee during the year 2018/19.

The IJB noted the Annual Report of the Audit Committee for the year 2018/19 and acknowledged the input provided to the Audit Committee from Audit Committee members, and those supporting the Audit Committee.

Agenda Item 10 – Angus Response to Proposals from the Ministerial Strategic Group (Report IJB 55/19)

This report brings forward the self-assessment and action plan that have been developed following the report from the Joint Ministerial Strategic Group (MSG). This report included 25 proposals aimed at improving integration in each Integration Authority. The action plan requires to be submitted to the Scottish Government for consideration by the MSG. Delivering the action plan requires support from both NHS Tayside and Angus Council.

The IJB agreed the self-assessment as outlined and approved the action plan as outlined.  The IJB requested the Chief Officer report on progress against the action plan annually.

Agenda Item 11 – Tayside Mental Health and Learning Disability Transformation Update (Report IJB 56/19)

The purpose of this report is to update Integration Joint Board members on changes to Mental Health strategic planning at a Tayside level.

The IJB noted the content.

Agenda Item 12– Progress Report – Assessment, Case Prioritisation and Eligibility (Report IJB 57/19)

This report provides an update to the Integration Joint Board (IJB) on the current position in relation to the implementation of the assessment, prioritisation and eligibility procedures and the implementation of the process for the allocation of resources. These are intended to ensure that resources are targeted to those in greatest need; to make the Partnership’s approach to the allocation of resources explicit and to support operational staff in the delivery of consistent practice and informed decision- making in relation to managing the allocated budgets for services to adults.

The IJB noted the progress made and also noted the current issues and how these are being addressed.

Feedback and Comments

We hope you found this brief summary useful, but any comments or feedback are considered very useful.  Please contact us at our email address: hsciangus.tayside@nhs.net.