Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
(1) That, following consideration of the outcome of and response to the consultation, the following fee rates be approved from April 2022:
(2) That it be confirmed that in approving the above, the Executive has taken into consideration the Council’s Public Sector Equality duty.
The recommendations will enable the Council’s homecare providers to maintain their commitment to paying the RLW. This will be reinforced contractually by the Council. The recommendations will enable the Council’s nursing and residential care home providers to pay the NLW increase and in some cases move closer to or maintain the RLW. The rates will be kept under review as part of the market sustainability work the Council will need to do in 2022.
Detailed discussion of the range of options considered is set out in sections 6.2 and 6.3 of the report.
Publication date: 25/01/2022
Date of decision: 24/01/2022
Decided at meeting: 24/01/2022 - Executive
Effective from: 02/02/2022