Cllr Ali Barclay is chair.
Cllrs part of this panel are: Peter Macfadyen, Sheila Gore, Heather Wride, Kate Bielby, Jean Boulton and Tim O’Connor.
Staff contact: Kate Hellard Hellardk@frometowncouncil.gov.uk , 01373 475579.
Actions are to:
- Contribute to and share the information held by the panel members and FTC staff re existing and projects gaps in service.
- Hold a meeting with key partner organisations, open to the public, to bounce these back and ensure they reflect the gaps they have identified.
- Invite regional and national experts to share their knowledge and expertise particularly on the projected impact of future cuts and to explore other models of addressing and overcoming need.
- Collate the findings of the three meetings and identify particular areas of need / prioritise areas to focus effort for Frome.
The recommendations from the Wellbeing Panel were put forward to Council on 16 December 2015. The full report can be read here
Table of recommendations
|1||To commission a baseline study||To be delivered this year as a pilot.||£2.5k||Feb – May 2016|
|2||To coordinate and deliver a series of street level events
|To include street parties and a ‘how to guide’||£7k
|April 2016 – March 2017|
|3||To increase access to information for residents at a street level||To map the streets and areas that the Health Champions are based in and identify gaps in Frome
To install more noticeboards with a process to keep them up to date
To explore what a ‘mobile town hall’ would look like
Use a page in Frome Times to advertise what is going on in the town (this goes to every household)
|Health connections volunteer coordinator time
|April 2016 onwards|
|4||To create a central information base
|FTC to create a virtual central information base
Gather more information & links more widely. (Increase connections with County and other neighbouring authorities)
Collate and provide statistical information both from FTC to community to support fund raising and from the community to FTC
|5||To create a volunteer base to support, coordinate, train and signpost volunteers.||Further work is undertaken to explore what would best suit Frome, building on the work of Somerset You Can Do and Mendip Community Support.
|May 2016 – onwards|
|6||To continue the Wellbeing Panel||To meet regularly, hold themed meetings, engage district and county representatives.||£1k||Feb 2016 – bi – monthly|
These were agreed unanimously by Council.