Decision Maker: Corporate Director of People and Communities
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Appendix 1 to this report
is not for publication as it contains exempt information of the
description in paragraph(s) 16 of Part 4 of Schedule 12A of the
Local Government Act 1972.
- the current
arrangements for the commissioning of Residential and Nursing Care
Homes, via Proactis be continued, for 1
month (with the option to extend for a further 1 month if
required). There is no contract end date for the current
- the implementation
and Go Live date of the new Residential and Nursing Care Home
Approved Provider List (APL) is delayed to no later than the 1St June
Reasons for the decision:
- Residential and
Nursing Care Home Providers have been under significant pressure
over recent months in their response to the second wave of the
COVID 19 pandemic.
- The number of
Residential and Nursing Care Homes that have currently joined (i.e.
been successfully accredited and enrolled) the new Care Home APL is
- As such, there are
significant concerns there will be little capacity in the market to
support residential placements from 1 April, and support effective
service user choice, as per legislation.
Publication date: 01/04/2021
Date of decision: 31/03/2021
Effective from: 15/04/2021