Decision details

Consultation on Adult Social Care and Health savings proposals for Working Age Adults and subsidy of Meals in the Community

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Consultation plans for the savings proposals for Adult Social Care for 2019/20 The Lead Member will be asked to agree plans to consult on the savings proposals for Adult Social Care which are described in the report to Cabinet on 22 January 2019.


3.1       The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Adult Social Care and Health. 




3.2       The Lead Member RESOLVED to agree that the County Council consults for a 10 week period on:

            (1) a proposal to withdraw the subsidy from the meals in the community service, and

            (2) a proposed change in approach to supporting Working Age Adults.




3.3       The feedback received through the consultation process will be presented alongside an Equalities Impact Assessment, to inform Member decisions about the savings proposals.   The proposed consultation will focus on understanding the strategic challenges we face in addressing the comparatively high spend in this area, ensuring that if a decision is made to proceed with the savings this work is undertaken in an effective way.


Report author: Keith Hinkley

Publication date: 29/03/2021

Date of decision: 24/05/2019

Decided at meeting: 24/05/2019 - Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health

Effective from: 01/06/2019

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