Decision details

Alignment of Supporting People Provision with Better Lives Commissioning

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider proposals to re state the High Needs block Budget for 2018/19, for recommendation to Full Council



1.    Noted progress on the coproduction of redesigned services previously funded as Supporting People, and the proposal to realign those services (App A) with Better Lives.


2.    Delegated authority to the Executive Director for ACE in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care to vary the specified Supporting People contracts in terms of contract value (where there is further reduction in agreed spend), and extend contracts for current service provision as required, for up to 12 months to include award and implementation and align with wider Better Lives Commissioning. The specified Supporting People contracts are set out in Appendix A.

Report author: Terry Dafter

Publication date: 02/10/2018

Date of decision: 02/10/2018

Decided at meeting: 02/10/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 10/10/2018

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