1. the procurement of a new Dynamic Approved Provider List (DAPL) to source residential and nursing home placements for Older People and Older People with Dementia be agreed with the intended implementation with effect from 1 April 2021.
2. Authority be delegated to the Corporate Director People and Communities, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Social Care, Health & Well-being, the Section 151 Officer and the Director of Governance and Legal Services to deal with all aspects of and make all future procurement decisions relating to the new DAPL arrangements and any necessary details of the model of the new DAPL.
3. the progress in relation to the development of a new regional service specification and contract for care home placements for older people, and the intention to implement the new contracts and specification with effect from 1 April 2021 be noted
4. minor amendments to the Charging Policy, approved by Cabinet in January 2020, (which amendments are shown as tracked changes in appendix 4 to this report ) be agreed in order that it explicitly sets out the Local Authority’s role in relation to the facilitation of Third Party Agreements in line with its responsibilities set out in the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 and as specified in the new contract for Older People and Older People with Dementia.