Joint Environment & Public Protection and
Social Care and Health Scrutiny Committee

10th JUNE 2019

 

SUBSTANCE MISUSE SERVICE ANNUAL REPORT 2018-19

Purpose:

To inform members of the work undertaken by the Authority’s specialist drug and alcohol services.

 

To consider and comment on the following issues:

 

The role of the local authority in addressing the consequences of problematic drug and alcohol use.

 

 

Reasons:

 

To enable members to exercise their scrutiny role

 

 

To be referred to the Executive Board / Council for decision:      NO

 

 

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER PORTFOLIO HOLDER:-

Cllr. J. Tremlett (Social Care & Health Portfolio holder)

Directorate Communities

Name of Head of Service:

Avril Bracey

 

Report Author:

Kelvin Barlow

 

 

Designations:

Head of Mental Health & Learning Disabilities

 

Senior Manager, Complex Needs & Transition

 

Tel Nos.

01267 228092

E Mail Addresses:

Abracey@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

Kelvinbarlow@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

 


Joint Environment & Public Protection and
Social Care and Health Scrutiny Committee

 

10th JUNE 2019

 

SUBSTANCE MISUSE SERVICE ANNUAL REPORT 2018-19

 

This report provides an overview of all the activity through the year 2018-19 and outlines objectives for the forthcoming year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DETAILED REPORT ATTACHED?

YES

 

 


IMPLICATIONS

 

I confirm that other than those implications which have been agreed with the appropriate Directors / Heads of Service and are referred to in detail below, there are no other implications associated with this report :

 

Signed:            Avril Bracey                             Head of Mental Health & Learning Disabilities                          

Policy, Crime & Disorder and Equalities

 

Legal

Finance

ICT

Risk Management Issues

Staffing Implications

Physical Assets 

YES

NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE

 

1. Policy, Crime & Disorder and Equalities

The local authority is part of the Area Planning Board (APB) for Substance Misuse which tackles the prevention, enforcement and treatment of drug and alcohol use on a regional basis.

An important part of our response to problematic drug and alcohol use is the provision of a social work service to people affected, this includes adults, children and families.   

 

 

CONSULTATIONS

 

I confirm that the appropriate consultations have taken in place and the outcomes are as detailed below

 

Signed:       Avril Bracey                                 Head of Mental Health & Learning Disabilities

 

1.Local Member(s)  - n/a

2.Community / Town Council – n/a

3.Relevant Partners  - n/a

4.Staff Side Representatives and other Organisations  - n/a

 

Section 100D Local Government Act, 1972 – Access to Information

List of Background Papers used in the preparation of this report:

 

THERE ARE NONE