Social care - Independent Review Panel minutes: February 2023 - easy read

Minute of Independent Review Panel meeting in February 2023 in easy read format.

Independent Review Panel Meeting

Minutes of meeting: February 2 2023

Who was at the meeting?

Chair: Sue Bruce - Chair of the Independent Review of Inspection, Scrutiny and Regulation of Social Care in Scotland (IRISR)

Vice Chair: Stuart Currie - of the Independent Review of Inspection, Scrutiny and Regulation of Social Care in Scotland (IRISR)

Independent Review Panel Members (the panel)

  • Lillian Cringles
  • Neelam Bakshi
  • Megan Moffat
  • Paul Redfern
  • David Strang
  • Satjit Singh
  • Kate Sang

Scottish Government staff and secretariat

A secretariat is an admin team that gives support with meetings

  • Kerry Brooks
  • Arlene Crockett
  • Laura Ferguson
  • Iain MacAllister

Who could not come to the meeting?

  • Gordon Black
  • Lee Knifton

Items and actions

Approval of minutes from the last meeting

An action is what will happen.

Action: Minutes from January meeting agreed and will be published on the IRISR website.

There were no other actions that needed to be worked on.

Update on analysis report

Analysis means to check something very carefully to understand it better.

The draft first chapter of the analysis report was shared with the panel.

The panel will be able to say what they think of the draft report.

Draft means it is the first version.

Panel discussion - Theme 3: How should inspection, scrutiny and regulation be carried out?

The panel members shared their expertise and opinions regarding how inspection, scrutiny and regulation should be carried out.

Expertise is when someone knows a lot about something.

Inspected and scrutinised both mean checked and looked at very closely.

Regulated means making rules about something.

The next panel discussion will be: Theme 4: How will we know systems are working?

Date of next meeting

The next panel meeting will be on 14 March

from 11am to 1pm

at COSLA - 19 Haymarket Yards, Edinburgh EH12 5BH

and on Teams.

There will be a lunch with the IRISR panel from 1 to 2pm.



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