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Transcript: Transcript for 09/12/2020 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee - Fifth Senedd

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Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest


1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.



COVID-19: Evidence session with Carers Wales and Carers Trust Wales

Claire Morgan, Director - Carers Wales

Simon Hatch, Director - Carers Trust Wales

Llinos Roberts, Chief Officer – Carers Outreach Service


Research brief

Paper 1 – Carers Wales

Paper 2 – Wales Carers Alliance

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2.1 The Committee received evidence from Carers Wales and Carers Trust Wales.



COVID-19: Evidence session with ADSS Cymru

Nicola Stubbins – President of ADSS Cymru and Director of Social Services Denbighshire County Council

Alwyn Jones – Vice President of ADSS Cymru and Director of Social Services - Wrexham County Borough Council


Paper 3 – ADSS Cymru

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3.1 The Committee received evidence from ADSS Cymru.

3.2  Nicola Stubbins, President of ADSS Cymru agreed to provide an explanatory note to the Committee to indicate where there are gaps in the data currently being collected by the Welsh Government to inform decision-making during the pandemic in relation to key social care indicators, and how this could be improved.




Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (ix) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of this meeting


4.1 The Committee agreed the Motion to exclude the public from the remainder of today’s meeting.



COVID-19: Consideration of evidence


5.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.



Forward Work Programme

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6.1 The Committee discussed its forward programme for the spring term and agreed its business priorities for part of the term.

6.2 The Committee also agreed to return to this item in the new year to agree its remaining priorities and timetable for business up until dissolution.




Inquiry into the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak, and its management, on health and social care in Wales Report 2 - Impact on mental health: Consideration of draft report.

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7.1 The Committee agreed to provide any final commentary and to agree the draft report via email.