Decision Maker: Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To approve an allowable contract extension of
24 months to the current contract for Direct Payment Support
Services. This will enable an Adult Social Care review of
personalised care and self-directed support, development of the
Personal Assistant market and the Support with Confidence
accreditation scheme and to commission services in the future that
actively shape the market to support quality, choice, market
resilience and enabling, person-centred care.
42.1 The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Adult Social Care regarding a contract extension to the Direct Payments Support Service.
42.2 The Lead Member RESOLVED to:
2. note the commissioning of the Vibrance contract replacement; and
3. delegate to the Director of Adult Social Care authority to take all necessary actions to give effect to the implementation of the above contract amendments.
42.3 The Direct Payments Support Service (DPSS) offer vital provision to support eligible individuals with their Direct Payments to meet their care and support needs. It is important that future DPSSs promote personalised care and self-directed support and this extension will enable the development of the future model
Report author: Olu Abiwon
Publication date: 22/03/2022
Date of decision: 22/03/2022
Decided at meeting: 22/03/2022 - Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health
Effective from: 30/03/2022