20.1 The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Adult Social Care and Health regarding the commissioning of East Sussex Mental Health Support Services.
20.2 The Lead Member RESOLVED to:
1) Agree to the commissioning of a Lead Provider who will be responsible for a range of local support known as East Sussex Mental Health Support Services (East Sussex MHSS); and
2) Delegate authority to the Director of Adult Social Care and Health to take all necessary actions to give effect to the implementation of the above recommendation.
20.3 The approaches set out in the project support priorities across East Sussex and its local systems.
20.4 The commissioning of Lead Provider and Mental Health Support Services in East Sussex is the first step towards an integrated support offer for people with mental health needs in East Sussex. It will support the modernisation of mental health provision and play a key role in how services work and deliver care.