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Annual Performance Assessments for Adult Social Care & Children's Services

Meeting: 14/12/2010 - Executive - for meetings from 03/06/00 to 26/04/11 (Item 138)

138 2010 Annual Performance Assessments: Adult and Children's Services pdf icon PDF 102 KB

This report presents the outcome of the 2010 assessments, by the respective regulators, of the performance of adult and children’s services within the City of York.  

 

Note: The above report was published with this agenda on 9 December 2010, as it was under embargo until that date.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: That the contents of these key assessments be noted and that the outcomes described and the further improvement work planned be welcomed.

 

REASON:      To support the continued improvement of services for the people of the City.

Minutes:

Members considered a report which presented the outcome of the 2010 assessments, carried out by the respective regulatory bodies, of the performance of adult and children’s services within the City of York.  Some of this information had been under embargo until 9 December 2010, so the report had not been added to the published agenda until that date.  The assessments were attached to the report as annexes 1 and 2 respectively.

 

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) had judged York’s adult social services as ‘performing well’ overall and ‘performing excellently in ‘making a positive contribution’, which was one of the seven key outcome areas.  The individual judgements showed a significant improvement on the previous year, although the overall judgement was the same. 

 

With regard to children’s services, the assessment of the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted) had concluded that York had retained its 2010 rating of ‘performing excellently’. 

 

Members thanked all staff involved in achieving these high assessment ratings and, having noted the comments of the Labour Group Spokespersons on this item, it was

 

RESOLVED: That the contents of these key assessments be noted and that the outcomes described and the further improvement work planned be welcomed.

 

REASON:      To support the continued improvement of services for the people of the City.


 

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