About the Education, Care and Health Services department (April 2013)

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About the Education, Care and Health Services department (April 2013)

  1. 1. Education, Care andHealth ServicesAn overview | April 2013 Encouraging high aspirations.  Maximising independence.  Promoting healthy lives.  Protecting the most vulnerable. Michael WattsSenior Partnerships and Planning OfficerChildren and Families Voluntary Sector Forum25 April 2013
  2. 2.  Encouraging high aspirations.  Maximising independence.  Promoting healthy lives.  Protecting the most vulnerable. Introduction The Education, Care and Health Services department was formed in March2013 It brought together the service areas for:− Adults Care− Childrens Social Care− Education (including Adult Education College)− Housing needs− Public Health− with support from joint commissioning, administration, performancemanagement, strategy and finance
  3. 3.  Encouraging high aspirations.  Maximising independence.  Promoting healthy lives.  Protecting the most vulnerable. The Council structure [April 2013]MembersCouncil | Executive | Portfolio Holders | Policy Development & Scrutiny CommitteesDoug PattersonChief ExecutiveDoug PattersonChief Executive’s DepartmentTerry ParkinExecutive Director:Education, Care & Health ServicesDepartmentNigel DavisExecutive Director:Environment & Community ServicesDepartment
  4. 4.  Encouraging high aspirations.  Maximising independence.  Promoting healthy lives.  Protecting the most vulnerable. The department structure [April 2013]Terry ParkinExecutive Director of Education, Care and Health ServicesDavid RobertsAssistant Director:Adult CareIncluding:Adult’s social care& supportCommunity learningdisabilities serviceCommunity mental healthsocial care servicesExtra care housingRe-ablementShared livesKay WeissAssistant Director:Children’s Social CareIncluding:Adoption & FosteringChild protection &safeguardingChildren & family centresChildren’s social careEarly intervention &preventionYouth offending serviceYouth serviceTessa MooreAssistant Director:EducationIncluding:Adult education collegeChildren with specialeducational needs& disabilitiesEarly years & childcareSchool admissionsSchool attendanceSchool improvementSara BowreyAssistant Director:HousingIncluding:HomelessnessHousing options &assessmentsHousing registerSupport & resettlementNada LemicDirector:Public HealthIncluding:Health improvementHealth protectionImprovement in healthservicesIntelligence, engagement &clinical effectivenessSupported by:Lorna BlackwoodAssistant Director: CommissioningIncluding:Business Development | Commissioning | ProcurementAnne WattsAssistant Director: Strategic and Business Support ServicesIncluding:Adult safeguarding and quality assurance | Business planningCommunication & engagement | Performance management
  5. 5.  Encouraging high aspirations.  Maximising independence.  Promoting healthy lives.  Protecting the most vulnerable. The vision Supporting improved quality of life through encouraging highaspirations, maximising independence, promoting healthy lives,and protecting the most vulnerable
  6. 6.  Encouraging high aspirations.  Maximising independence.  Promoting healthy lives.  Protecting the most vulnerable. The common themes The department vision seeks to identify and capitalise on thecollaborations that can result where the work overlaps betweentwo or more service areas:− Encouraging high aspirations− Maximising independence− Promoting healthy lives− Protecting the most vulnerable
  7. 7.  Encouraging high aspirations.  Maximising independence.  Promoting healthy lives.  Protecting the most vulnerable. Common theme:Encouraging high aspirations: for all children and young people to have high aspirations thatthey can achieve their educational attainment for children in care to have high aspirations for their future for older people to have high aspirations that they can liveindependently for longer for people who have disabilities to have high aspirations thatthey can support themselves independently – includingachieving employment for parents and carers to have high aspirations of theirparenting ability and their child(s) future
  8. 8.  Encouraging high aspirations.  Maximising independence.  Promoting healthy lives.  Protecting the most vulnerable. Common theme:Maximising independence: for all children and young people to successfully transition toadulthood for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities tosuccessfully transition to adulthood and to live as independentlyas possible for people who have disabilities to live as independently aspossible for older people to maintain their independence and live theirlives to the full, receiving high quality support when they need it for parents and carers to provide support to their child(ren) toenable them to live as independently as possible
  9. 9.  Encouraging high aspirations.  Maximising independence.  Promoting healthy lives.  Protecting the most vulnerable. Common theme:Promoting healthy lives: for all children and young people to have happy and healthylifestyles for children in care to be supported to have healthy lifestyles for children and young people who have caring responsibilitiesto have their health needs met and be supported in their caringrole for older people to have happy and healthy lifestyles for parents and carers to set a good example of healthylifestyles to their child(ren)
  10. 10.  Encouraging high aspirations.  Maximising independence.  Promoting healthy lives.  Protecting the most vulnerable. Common theme:Protecting the most vulnerable: for all children and young people to be safeguarded andprotected from harm – including safe from bullying or crime for children in care to live in suitable and supportive placements for older people and adults at risk to be kept safe fromexperiencing abuse, neglect and exploitation for parents and carers to promote positive attitudes andbehaviour to, and take responsibility for, their children
  11. 11.  Encouraging high aspirations.  Maximising independence.  Promoting healthy lives.  Protecting the most vulnerable. * = shared responsibilityThe Portfolio structureCare Services Portfolio Holder:Cllr Robert EvansResponsible for: Adoption, fostering and short breaks Children in care and care leavers * Early intervention and prevention Positive activities and youth support Referral and assessment Safeguarding * Special educational needs and disability * Youth offending *Education Portfolio Holder:Cllr Stephen WellsResponsible for: Adult Education Children in care and care leavers * Educational attainment and attendance Safeguarding * School improvement Special educational needs and disability * Sufficiency of places in early years settings andschools Youth offending *Responsibility for Public Health to be decided
  12. 12.  Encouraging high aspirations.  Maximising independence.  Promoting healthy lives.  Protecting the most vulnerable. Contact meMichael WattsSenior Partnerships and Planning OfficerLondon Borough of BromleyTel:  020 8461 7608E-mail: michael.watts@bromley.gov.ukWeb: www.bromley.gov.uk

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