Decision details

Fair Price for Care

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Health and Care

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

Every year the Council awards an inflationary uplift to the adult social care providers in line with our statutory responsibility to maintain a stable adult social care market. 

 

The Council commenced a consultation exercise on proposals with the adult social care market from 22 November to 22 December 2023. However, as a result of the Provisional Local Government Financial settlement, the Council had to revise its proposals.

 

Revised proposals have now been formulated and the Council’s intention is to consult with the market on the revised proposals in line with its statutory responsibilities.

Decision:

 

1.     That the revised proposal, as detailed in the report, be approved.

 

2.     That the proposal to commence consultation with our adult social care providers on the revised proposed inflationary uplift for the next financial year, as detailed in the report, be approved.

 

3.     That the urgency provisions in respect of this decision, as detailed in the report, be noted and the decision be classified as urgent and exempt from call-in.

 

4.     That it be noted that a further report will be presented to the Executive for consideration and determination following the conclusion of the consultation exercise.

Reasons for the decision:

To enable the Council to commence a Fair Price For Care consultation with the market on revised proposals in line with statutory responsibilities.

Alternative options considered:

None as the Council is legally required to consult.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:

None.

Publication date: 14/02/2024

Date of decision: 06/02/2024

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