Community and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee
Wednesday 1 February 2017 7.00 pm, NEW

Venue: Boardrooms 7&8 - Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley HA9 0FJ. View directions

Contact: Nikolay Manov, Governance Officer  020 8937 1348 Email:

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Declarations of interests

Members are invited to declare at this stage of the meeting, any relevant disclosable pecuniary, personal or prejudicial interests in the items on this agenda.


Deputations (if any)


Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 106 KB


Matters arising (if any)


Signs of Safety Scrutiny Task Group Report pdf icon PDF 124 KB

A report from a task group which had been set up in order for scrutiny to evaluate the introduction of Signs of Safety by children’s services. The document summarises the results of the review undertaken by the task group in the period between October 2016 and January 2017.

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Scoping paper for Child and Adolescent Mental Health services (CAMHS) Scrutiny Task Group pdf icon PDF 79 KB

The attached report presents the findings of a task group set up in order for scrutiny to review the effectiveness of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health services (CAMHS) in Brent. The document focuses on provision of support to young people in the Borough at present and discusses how the model could be adapted to better meet needs in the future.





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Safeguarding Adults Board Annual Report 2015-16 pdf icon PDF 146 KB

The purpose of this report is for the Independent Chair to present the

Safeguarding Adults Board’s Annual Report for 2015-16.


The report provides a summary of safeguarding activity carried out by Brent Safeguarding Adults Board partners across social care, health and criminal justice sectors in Brent. It is divided into four sections covering prevalence of abuse, multi-agency response to safeguarding risks, Brent Safeguarding Adults Board’s strategic priorities, and learning from case reviews to improve practice.



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Update on scrutiny work programme (If any) pdf icon PDF 107 KB

This report updates members on the committee’s work programme for 2016/17 and captures scrutiny activity which has taken place outside of its meetings.

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Any other urgent business

Notice of items to be raised under this heading must be given in writing to the Head of Executive and Member Services or his representative before the meeting in accordance with Standing Order 64.


Date of next meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the Committee is on