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Local Government & Social Care Ombudsman Public Interest Report & Recommendations

Decision Maker: Health & Wellbeing Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The Local Government & Social Care Ombudsman (LGSCO) has issued a Public Interest report as a result of a complaint brought to them about an Adult Social Care service.

The LGSCO's role is to remedy injustice and share learning from investigations to help improve public, and adult social care, services. In this case the Ombudsman has made specific recommendations, including the presentation of the report and recommendations to elected members.


RESOLVED – (1) That having formally considered the report notes and agrees the set out in section 2 of the report; and


(2) Approves the following formal written response to the LGSO:


“We have heard and considered the public report issued against Brighton and Hove City Council, reference number:19 000 201. We welcome the findings of the report and accept all the actions and recommendations therein - some of which have already been implemented within the agreed timeframe. We thank you for bringing this to our attention.”

Report author: Victoria Paling

Publication date: 26/01/2021

Date of decision: 26/01/2021

Decided at meeting: 26/01/2021 - Health & Wellbeing Board

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