Decision Maker: Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To seek Cabinet approval for consultation with
residential and nursing care providers and for the issuing of
revised Terms and Conditions for the Framework contract following
24.1 The Lead Member considered a report seeking agreement to consult with independent sector care providers and amend the Terms and Conditions for the Framework Contract following the outcome of the consultation.
24.2 The Lead Member RESOLVED to:
1. Agree to consult with independent sector care providers from October-December 2021 in respect of amendments to the terms and conditions for the Residential and Nursing Care Framework Contract Agreement as set out in paragraph 2.1-2.7; and
2. Delegate authority to the Director of Adult Social Care to amend the terms and conditions, following consultation with care providers, and take all necessary actions to give effect to their implementation by March 2022.
24.3 Clear, concise and current terms and conditions are a key element to a positive contractual relationship with the Councils’ independent sector providers of residential and nursing care; as well as ensuring the delivery of high quality, safe and effective personalised services.
24.4 The proposed amendments to the current terms and conditions are necessary to reflect recent changes in legislation and best practice as well as incorporating the collective lessons learnt throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.
Publication date: 21/09/2021
Date of decision: 21/09/2021
Decided at meeting: 21/09/2021 - Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health
Effective from: 29/09/2021