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Joint Engagement Forum (JEF)- September 2018

Joint Engagement Forum (JEF) meeting held on Tuesday 4th September 2018


 Summary of this quarters meeting

This quarter the JEF discussions included:

Health and Wellbeing Board representation

The meeting split into groups to discuss service input to the board on:

–       Dementia Diagnosis Rates

–       Report about Loneliness and Isolation

–       Homelessness and why is it people have no fixed homes.


Local Engagement Round-Up

We heard from particpants in the engagement activities undertaken in the three months since the last quarterly

The meeting heard updates on:

  • Advocacy engagement activities
  • Commissioning Involvement Group work on the Accredited Reviewer project and co-production of social care assessment forms
  • Safeguarding Adults engagement
  • Safeguarding Adults Black & Minority Ethnic focus groups
  • Learning Disability Partnership Board action plan progress
  • Autism Involvement Group employment discussions
  • Carers Ambassadors developments the carers survey
  • Promoting equality and diversity to providers
  • Children’s Community Health and Wellbeing Services re-commissioning.
  • The meeting then watched two promoting independence films commissioned by DCC and produced by Living Options.

The meeting was given a preview of the forthcoming Learning Disability Devon website.


NHS, Integration & Engagement Update

The meeting heard about the ways in which the 2 NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups are improving their engagement as they work more and more closely with one another.