Issue - decisions

Direct Payments Support Service DPSS Provision

22/03/2022 - Direct Payments Support Service Provision

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:

1.             approve a 24-month extension to the current Direct Payments Support Service contract with People Plus;

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