Directions to East Lothian Council on Delegated Adult Social Care Services (Budget: 34,732K)

D02f – Health and Housing and Social Care Group

East Lothian Council to better meet people’s housing and social care needs through facilitation of the housing and health and social care planning interface group. The group will deliver the key actions and priorities from the 2019-22 Strategic Plan’s Housing Contribution Statement, needs assessment and reprovision plans.

D02i – Young Adults with Complex Needs

NHS Lothian and East Lothian Council to transform community supports for younger adults with complex needs, including a comprehensive evidence based needs assessment and completing the review of all remaining commissioned third sector community provided services. 

D02j – Transitions for Young People into Adult Services

East Lothian Council to support joint working with East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership and other relevant partners to improve outcomes for young people with additional support needs transitioning into Adult Health and Social Care services, including establishment of robust planning, policy and protocol.  East Lothian Council to ensure ELHSCP has the opportunity to contribute to any relevant needs assessment or review of services for young people with complex needs transitioning into adult services.

D02k – Mental Health Officer

East Lothian Council to ensure delivery of a rights based approach for patients subject to the Mental Health Act 2003 through timely access to a Mental Health Officer to help safeguard patients rights’ and fulfil statutory duties, including assessment, providing information and advising on individual’s rights and choices.