Protecting the public is one of the challenges facing Dundee City Council in the coming year.
Members of the policy and resources committee will hear this week from the council’s chief social work officer Jane Martin that strengthening approaches towards protecting the public is one of their key challenges ahead.
She said: “This will be done through the implementation of a transforming public protection programme supported by the Care Inspectorate to mutually share and improve practice and processes across partnerships and services.”
She will also report that other areas affecting the council next year include “addressing major financial challenges which will continue to require new ways of working, the active involvement of communities in service redesign including people with lived experience, joint work with neighbouring authorities and prioritisation of scarce resources.”
She added: “Services have continued to deliver quality support which improves lives while responding to many challenges.
“There have been significant performance improvements in a range of services including reductions in the length of time children are on the child protection register and community payback order completion rates.”