Report by Director of Adult Social Care
43.1 The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Adult Social Care regarding revised contractual terms and conditions for the provision of Residential and Nursing Care for Older People.
43.2 The Lead Member RESOLVED to:
1. approve the contractual changes of the terms and conditions for the provision of residential and nursing care for older people; and
2. delegate authority to the Director of Adult Social Care to take all necessary actions to give effect to the implementation of the above.
43.3 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. The updated documents are necessary to reflect recent changes in legislation and best practice as well as incorporating the collective lessons learnt throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.