The role of the Adults, Children and Education
Scrutiny Commission (previously the People Scrutiny Commission) is
the overview and scrutiny of matters relating to the Adults,
Children and Education Directorate, including:
Adults: Front door and hospital social care
teams, maximising independence, safeguarding and deprivation of
liberty, approved Mental Health Act service, strategic
commissioning, contracts and quality, early intervention and
targeted support, intermediate care, reablement and regulated services.
Children: Early help, targeted support,
safeguarding including child protection social work services and
permanency and specialist services for children in care, care
leavers and disabled children and their families.
Education: Hope Virtual School, early years,
school partnerships, specialist education and access, and
employment, learning and skills.