Decision details

Community Based Support Service for People with Dementia and their Families

Decision Maker: Executive Councillor: Adult Care, Health and Children's Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


(1)  That approval be given to re-commission a community based service supporting people with dementia, their families and carers.


(2)  That the proposed changes to the scope and specification of the service be agreed to include:-


·           Rename the service to "Dementia Support Service"

·           To include provision of support for people that have not yet received a diagnosis of dementia; essentially those with mild cognitive impairment.


(3)  That delegated authority be given to the Executive Director of Adult Care and Community Wellbeing, in consultation with the Executive Councillor for Adult Care, Health Services and Children's Services, to determine the final form of the contract, to approve the award of the contract and entering into the contract, and any other legal documentation necessary to give effect to the said contract.

Reasons for the decision:

As detailed in the report.

Alternative options considered:

As detailed in the report.

Publication date: 15/04/2019

Date of decision: 15/04/2019

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