Agenda and draft minutes

Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health - Monday, 15th May, 2023 2.00 pm

Venue: Remote Meeting via Microsoft Teams. View directions

Contact: Belinda Trunfull  01273 335230

No. Item


Decisions made by the Lead Member on 20 April 2023 pdf icon PDF 7 KB


1.1       The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 20 April 2023.


Disclosure of interests

Disclosure by all Members present of personal interests in matters on the agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the Members regard the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct.


2.1       Councillor Maynard declared a personal interest in item 4 as a member of Rother District Council. He did not consider this to be prejudicial.


Urgent items

Notification of any items which the Lead Member considers urgent and proposes to take at the appropriate part of the agenda.


3.1       There were none.




4.1       A copy of the report referred to below is included in the minute book.


Direct Payments Support Service (DPSS) pdf icon PDF 138 KB

Report by the Director of Adult Social Care and Health.


5.1       The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Adult Social Care and Health regarding the re-tendering of the Direct Payments Support Service (DPSS) contract.




5.2       The Lead Member RESOLVED to:


1) Approve the re-commission of the Direct Payments Support Service (DPSS); 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 decision including the award of the contract to the successful bidder.




5.3       DPSS offer vital provision to support eligible individuals with their Direct Payments to meet their care and support needs.