Help shape Adult Social Care in the borough

Adult social care support planning policy
Published: Monday, 17 July 2017

Havering Council is asking residents to have their say on the draft Adult Social Care & Support Planning policy.

The call to action is requesting residents to participate in a public consultation, which launches today (Monday 17 July 2017).

By participating in the consultation, residents have the opportunity to shape a transparent policy. The policy aims to support people who need adult social care services in the borough who require help to promote and maintain their wellbeing in line with the Council’s duties under the Care Act 2014.

The policy will shape how Havering Council deliver a consistent service, where residents who need support, experience a fair, responsive, and effective service that enables them to maintain their independence for as long as possible. The council will ensure that appropriate regard is given to individual circumstances and personal preferences. The policy will also list available resources from the Council, when funding for long term care and support is agreed.

The public consultation is open between Monday 17 July to Sunday 8 October 2017.

Councillor Wendy Brice-Thompson, Cabinet Member for Adults Services, said:

“This is a valuable opportunity for residents of Havering, to be involved in a public consultation where they can have their say regarding the Adult Social Care and Support Planning policy.”

The purpose of the consultation is to ask people about the following aspects of the policy:

  • Is the draft policy clear?
  • Is it open and transparent?
  • Does it provide people with enough information?
  • Do people have any comments on the content of the policy?