Agenda item

Health and Care Integration - Report of Corporate Director of Adult and Health Services


The Cabinet considered a report of the Corporate Director of Adult and Health Services that updated Cabinet of the potential changes to health and care integration and sought agreement to a preferred option for discussion with health and care partners and sought agreement to present further reports following discussions with health and care partners (for copy of report, see file of minutes).


Councillor C Hood, Cabinet Portfolio Holder for Adult and Health Services explained that the vision for integration was to bring together health, social care and voluntary organisations to achieve improved health and wellbeing for the people of County Durham which the proposals in the report reflected.


Councillor E Scott commented that the proposal would afford greater opportunities to keep residents in better health and well looked after, recognising that good housing, leisure, education and jobs contributed to good health.



That the recommendations in the report be approved.

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