Decision details

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Assurance of local authority delivery of its duties defined by part one of the care act (2014) by the Care Quality Commission and its contribution to improving services and outcomes for people in receipt of adult social care including through self-assessment.




(a) that the requirements placed on Integrated Adult Social Care (ASC) through the Care Quality Commission (CQC) assurance framework be recognised and support the service in its preparedness for the assurance reform.


(b) that Members of the Cabinet are supported in their roles regarding assurance of local authority delivery of its duties as defined by part one of the Care Act (2014) by:


      i.         being offered further Masterclasses on this and related topics;


     ii.         being briefed on key developments via the newsletter of the Cabinet Member for Integrated Adult Social Care and Health;


    iii.         having access to a website containing materials relevant to CQC assurance, a guide to adult social care in Devon, and our self-assessment; and


   iv.         being offered group or individual briefing sessions ahead of any inspection visit by the CQC such as those facilitated by the Local Government Association (LGA) in January 2024.

Reason Key: Strategic, Political or Financial Significance;

Divisions Affected: (All Divisions);


Health and Adult Care Scrutiny

Contact: Tandra Forster, Director of Integrated Adult Social Care Email:

Report author: Tandra Forster

Publication date: 10/04/2024

Date of decision: 10/04/2024

Decided at meeting: 10/04/2024 - Cabinet

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