Decision details

Payment Arrangements for Residential Care

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


(1)  That the second Report of the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman, as set out at Appendix A to the Report and the recommendations made therein, be noted.


(2)  That the improvements in systems and processes since this matter was last considered in 2018, and the improvement programme in progress to continue the journey, be noted.


(3)  That the change in payment arrangements from a "net" to "gross" basis for both Resident Contributions and Third Party Contributions for all categories of adult residential care be approved.


(4)  That the Executive Director for Adult Care and Community Wellbeing, in consultation with the Executive Councillor for Adult Care, Health and Children's Services, be delegated authority to make decisions as to the implementation of the change including determining all necessary changes to contractual documentation and the final implementation date for the change.

Report author: Pam Clipson

Publication date: 08/10/2020

Date of decision: 06/10/2020

Decided at meeting: 06/10/2020 - Executive

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