Agenda and decisions

Bradford and Airedale Wellbeing Board - Tuesday, 14th June, 2022 10.00 am

Venue: City Hall, Bradford

Items
No. Item

1.

ALTERNATE MEMBERS (Standing Order 34)

The City Solicitor will report the names of alternate Members who are attending the meeting in place of appointed Members. 

 

2.

DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

(Members Code of Conduct - Part 4A of the Constitution)

 

To receive disclosures of interests from members and co-opted members on matters to be considered at the meeting. The disclosure must include the nature of the interest.

 

An interest must also be disclosed in the meeting when it becomes apparent to the member during the meeting.

 

Notes:

 

(1)       Members may remain in the meeting and take part fully in discussion and voting unless the interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest or an interest which the Member feels would call into question their compliance with the wider principles set out in the Code of Conduct.  Disclosable pecuniary interests relate to the Member concerned or their spouse/partner.

 

(2)       Members in arrears of Council Tax by more than two months must not vote in decisions on, or which might affect, budget calculations, and must disclose at the meeting that this restriction applies to them.  A failure to comply with these requirements is a criminal offence under section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992. 

 

(3)       Members are also welcome to disclose interests which are not disclosable pecuniary interests but which they consider should be made in the interest of clarity.

 

(4)       Officers must disclose interests in accordance with Council Standing Order 44.

 

3.

MINUTES

Recommended –

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 22 February 2022 be signed as a correct record (previously circulated).

 

(Su Booth – 07814 073884)

4.

INSPECTION OF REPORTS AND BACKGROUND PAPERS

(Access to Information Procedure Rules – Part 3B of the Constitution)

 

Reports and background papers for agenda items may be inspected by contacting the person shown after each agenda item.  Certain reports and background papers may be restricted. 

 

Any request to remove the restriction on a report or background paper should be made to the relevant Strategic Director or Assistant Director whose name is shown on the front page of the report. 

 

If that request is refused, there is a right of appeal to this meeting. 

 

Please contact the officer shown below in advance of the meeting if you wish to appeal. 

 

(Su Booth – 07814 073884)

 

5.

CHILD DEATH OVERVIEW PANEL (CDOP) pdf icon PDF 254 KB

The annual report of the Director of Public Health will be submitted to the Board for the years 2019/20 and 2020/21 as an appendix to the report (Document “A”).  

 

All Local Safeguarding Children Boards are required to have a Child Death Overview Panel (CDOP) to examine whether we can learn lessons from children’s deaths, in order to improve the health, safety and wellbeing of other children. Through this, we hope to prevent further child deaths and understand if there are modifiable factors that can prevent children’s deaths in the future.

 

Recommended –

 

·            That The recommendations from the CDOP report are enacted and considered by all partners. Proposed actions are summarised below and page 18 of appendix A also addresses actions that are already underway to address the issues identified below:

 

1.          Support national efforts to improve CDOP and child mortality registration (see national recommendations in appendix A: Figure 15)

 

2.          Reduce infant mortality in Bradford District through a coordinated response to reduce modifiable risk factors, specifically:

 

a.     Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Infants (SUDI) and unsafe sleeping arrangements

b.    Substance misuse / alcohol misuse by parents

c.     Parental mental health issues

d.    Genetic risk associated with consanguinity

e.     Parental Smoking

 

3.          Monitor child deaths that occur as a direct or indirect result of Covid-19 and make appropriate recommendations for action to Bradford District COVID Outbreak control board.

 

4.          Ensure safe swimming campaign messages are shared with the Living Well Schools programme ahead of summer and pro-actively ahead of predicted heat waves.

 

5.          To seek assurance that partners are working collectively on the suicide prevention agenda (and that bereavement support services are available to Children, Young People, and Families)

 

6.          Support efforts to reduce and mitigate against poverty and associated factors (domestic abuse, mental health, crime, poor and overcrowded housing, homelessness, access to services and benefits)

 

7.          Share the CDOP annual report findings and recommendations with strategic partnerships (Bradford District Well-Being Board, newly established Children and Young People & Family Partnership, and Children’s Safeguarding Board

 

(Joanna Howes – 07817 085954)

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

Resolved –

 

·       That the recommendations from the CDOP report are enacted and considered by all partners. Proposed actions are summarised below and page 18 of appendix A also addresses actions that are already underway to address the issues identified below:

 

1.      Support national efforts to improve CDOP and child mortality registration (see national recommendations in appendix A: Figure 15)

 

2.       Reduce infant mortality in Bradford District through a coordinated response to reduce modifiable risk factors, specifically:

 

a.   Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Infants (SUDI) and unsafe sleeping arrangements

b.   Substance misuse / alcohol misuse by parents

c.    Parental mental health issues

d.   Genetic risk associated with consanguinity

e.    Parental Smoking

 

3.      Monitor child deaths that occur as a direct or indirect result of Covid-19 and make appropriate recommendations for action to Bradford District COVID Outbreak control board.

 

4.     Ensure safe swimming campaign messages are shared with the Living Well Schools programme ahead of summer and pro-actively ahead of predicted heat waves.

 

5.      To seek assurance that partners are working collectively on the suicide prevention agenda (and that bereavement support services are available to Children, Young People, and Families)

 

6.      Support efforts to reduce and mitigate against poverty and associated factors (domestic abuse, mental health, crime, poor and overcrowded housing, homelessness, access to services and benefits)

 

7.          Further analysis to be undertaken to help understand specific demographic details, and to target intervention and communications and campaign accordingly.

 

8.      Share the CDOP annual report findings and recommendations with strategic partnerships (Bradford District Well-Being Board, newly established Children and Young People & Family Partnership, and Children’s Safeguarding Board)

 

Action: Director of Public Health

 

6.

CAMHS presentation pdf icon PDF 444 KB

The report of the Chief Executive of Bradford District’s Care Trust (Document “B”) to follow.

 

(Therese Pattern)

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the Board receives a future item outlining the details of the proposed neuro-diversity friendly district. This should include details on increasing workforce capacity, working alongside education/training providers to ease pressure.

 

Action: The Chief Executive of Bradford District’s Care Trust

 

 

7.

BRADFORD DISTRICT'S CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND FAMILIES EXECUTIVE AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE'S PLAN pdf icon PDF 527 KB

The report of the Assistant Director, Office of the Chief Executive (Document “C”) will be submitted to the Board and sets out the proposed arrangements for improving governance systems, partnerships and accountability across Bradford district for children, young people and families.

 

It also sets out the proposed arrangements for delivering a child-friendly, co-produced, partnership led children and young people's plan

 

Recommended –

 

1.         That the proposed governance arrangements be adopted for children’s partnerships for Bradford district and to ratify the creation of the Children, Young People and Families Executive as one of the family of strategic Partnerships for Bradford District.

 

2.         That Board Partners are asked to contribute to the development of the Children and Young People’s Plan by engaging with and supporting the working group to develop the plan and implement its delivery.

 

(Kate Welsh - 07811 503285)

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved –

 

1.         That the proposed governance arrangements be adopted for children’s partnerships for Bradford district and to ratify the creation of the Children, Young People and Families Executive as one of the family of strategic Partnerships for Bradford District.

 

2.         That Board Partners are asked to contribute to the development of the Children and Young People’s Plan by engaging with and supporting the working group to develop the plan and implement its delivery.

 

3.      That active participation by representatives from both the primary and secondary education sectors, Faith sector representation and youth service representation be sought for inclusion in the Children and Young People’s Plan working group

 

Action: Assistant Director, Office of the Chief Executive