Accommodation with Care: Care Fees Review
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Cabinet considered a report on the findings of a review of Accommodation with Care.
1. notes the findings of the Care Fee Review for Accommodation with Care;
2. endorses a 6% increased contract rate for Accommodation with Care at an estimated increased gross cost of £1.5m per annum, the proposed fee increase to be met from the Improved Better Care Fund for 2018/19 and 2019/20;
3. approves the approach to fund the forecast financial implications on the Adult Services Commissioning Budget through the allocation of Adult Social Care Support Grant (held within the Transforming Services Earmarked Reserve) in 2018/19 and from the Improved Better Care Fund in 2018/19 and 2019/20; and
4. notes that the financial implications of the report present a risk to the current estimates for the 2020/21 Budget, as contained within Medium Term Financial Strategy 2018/19 to 2020/21.
Note: at the conclusion of this item, Councillor Baxendale returned to the meeting.
Publication date: 12/04/2018
Date of decision: 10/04/2018
Decided at meeting: 10/04/2018 - Cabinet
Effective from: 20/04/2018