This report seeks
cabinet approval to:
a) Increase the hourly rate for commissioned homecare to increase investment in & supply of homecare with variations to existing main and secondary provider contracts and new performance measures.
b) Tender for more secondary providers in zones where there is no secondary provision.
c) Create a framework for other providers to benefit from this investment, to act as a quality check and to bring contracts up to date.
d) Create an investment fund for homecare in the 11 zones in the city to be used for workforce development and training to boost recruitment and retention of care workers and the supply of homecare.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Affects 2 or more wards;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/06/2018
Decision due: 3 Jul 2018 by Cabinet
Lead member: Councillor Helen Holland, Cabinet Member with responsibility for Adult Social Care email@example.com
Contact: Lucia Dorrington, Programme Manager, Joint Commissioning Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scrutiny Remit / Input: Adults, Children and Education Scrutiny Commission