– Progress update against performance – Rachel Briden
Becky Hale presented an update on the Better Together Programme. It had been expected that the Better Care Fund (BCF) Policy Framework would be published at the end of August or early September but it was still awaited.
The report set out the expectations that the guidance would be consistent in the main with previous years. A likely change concerned replacement of the delayed transfers of care target, which had been suspended during COVID-19. Whilst the policy framework was still awaited, the schemes and priorities to be delivered this year, had already been agreed locally through the Better Together Programme and had continued to be commissioned and delivered, where possible to do so.
The detail of the report contained sections on:
Questions and comments were invited, with responses provided as indicated:
That the Health and Wellbeing Board:
Notes the progress of the Better Together Programme in 2020/21 to improve performance against the four national Better Care Fund areas of focus.