Decision details

Social Isolation and Loneliness Overview & Scrutiny Review Report

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To present to the Executive the findings of the Wellbeing and Finance Panel's review into Social Isolation and Loneliness and ask them to consider their recommendations.


RESOLVED that the report is noted.


Reasons for the decision:

The Wellbeing and Finance Overview and Scrutiny Panel concluded their findings

based on the evidence considered and review that was undertaken. The review

report is attached as Appendix A.

Alternative options considered:

The Wellbeing and Finance Overview and Scrutiny Panel assessed several

options as part of the review.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Financial Impact: Recommendations to remain within approved budgets

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: Delivery

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Meetings and interviews


Bracknell Churches Together
Bracknell Islamic Cultural Society
Relevant Community Champions
Bracknell Forest Council Assistant Director: Customer Experience, Digital, and ICT
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Community Mental Health Services

Contact: Louise Connelly, Governance & Scrutiny Officer Email:

Report author: Louise Connelly

Publication date: 27/04/2021

Date of decision: 27/04/2021

Decided at meeting: 27/04/2021 - Executive

Effective from: 05/05/2021

Accompanying Documents: