Decision Maker: Dorset Council - Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
(a) That the initial impact of the ‘lockdown’ phase of COVID-19 on vulnerable groups in Dorset (attached at appendix 1) be noted;
(b) That the findings of a series of round-table discussions with Councillors as summarised at appendix 2, be noted;
(c) That the an ongoing assessment of the impact on vulnerable groups through subsequent phases of the pandemic be agreed;
(d) That the action plan outlined at section 5 of appendix 1 be agreed; and
(e) That the initial assessment undertaken largely by staff ‘released’ from core roles to assist with the covid-19 response be noted and the actions set out in section 5 require appropriate resourcing and oversight.
(f) That the report be referred to People Scrutiny Committee for consideration.
Reason for Recommendation: To ensure that Cabinet is aware of the impact of COVID-19 on Dorset’s vulnerable communities and responds accordingly.
Report author: Susan Ward-Rice
Publication date: 02/07/2020
Date of decision: 30/06/2020
Decided at meeting: 30/06/2020 - Dorset Council - Cabinet