It was not possible to circulate this report five clear days in advance of the meeting. The chair agreed to accept this item as urgent because the report had been planned for considered by the corporate parenting committee on 19 April 2023 and requested some time ago. This was the first all age disability (AAD) report to the committee. This was the last committee meeting of the municipal year and may be comprised of different membership in July 2023. The report to be considered as urgent to ensure all matters in relation to AAD’s looked after children, and those receiving support as a care leaver, who have complex disabilities are received by the committee.
Officers outlined the main issues set out in the report.
A query was raised with regard to transitions and the level of support provided for looked after children.
That the contents of the report concerning Southwark children in care and care leavers with severe and profound disabilities receiving services through the all age disability service (AAD) be noted.