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People directorate quarterly service report - operational priorities

7.033 Domiciliary and residential care markets

Stage: In progress

Due date: 31 March 2020

Percentage complete: 0%

Status: Green

Comment:

The commissioning team is working proactively to make sure that local markets for domiciliary and residential care are suitable to meet local demands.

An assessment is currently underway in relation to options for contracting of domiciliary care. The will lead to recommendations and expected procurement activity later in the year.

The team continues to meet with local providers of residential care in order to secure effective arrangements to meet local needs.

7.034 Market Position Statement

Stage: In progress

Due date: 31 December 2020

Percentage complete: 0%

Status: Green

Comment:

As of September the commissioning team has now been fully recruited to. As the team starts activity across a range of priorities, analysis which will underpin the market position is starting to be collated.

7.053 Support young people with English as a national language

Stage: Completed

Due date: 31 March 2020

Percentage complete: 100%

Status: Green

7.054 English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes

Stage: Completed

Due date: 31 March 2020

Percentage complete: 100%

Status: Green

Comment: 

Two and a half months into 2019 to 2020 academic year and ESOL continues to be delivered through the English Language cafe. This offers an informal environment for learning, and more traditional ESOL classes, where learners complete portfolios or English Functional Skills qualifications.

7.055 Provide training for organisations to work with children with disabilities

Stage: In progress

Due date: 31 March 2020

Percentage complete: 0%

Status: Green

Comment:

Attendance at the generic health training in July 2019 was good.

Kids staff attended and spaces were also offered to staff from Camp Mohawk, TVAP and Chance to Dance.

The next scheduled dates in Bracknell, Slough and RBWM are all in July 2020. Again, staff working for organisations in Bracknell can book into any of the three areas. These arrangements are meeting need.