Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Social Care seeking approval to delegate the responsibility for overseeing the sum of £302,000 identified for maintaining the Council’s residential homes to the standards required by the Care Quality Commission to the Director of People after consultation with the Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care.
(i) Subject to approval by Full Council on 17th July 2013 for the addition of funding to the Health and Adult Services Capital Programme, to approve, in accordance with financial procedure rules, capital expenditure of £302,000 in 2013/14 to maintain the condition of residential care homes to a standard in line with the requirements of the Care Quality Commission.
(ii) To delegate authority for overseeing the management of the sum of £302,000 identified for maintaining the Council’s residential homes to the Director of People following consultation with the Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care Portfolio and to take any steps necessary to procure the relevant works within overall budget approvals.
That the Council’s in house care services be maintained to a standard which is safe and of good quality to provide care for the City’s residents.
1 This issue has been considered by the Corporate Capital Board for inclusion within the Capital Programme and all items in the attached appendix have been approved as the preferred priority for repairs and maintenance for the forthcoming financial year. Options which included not allocating the funding were rejected as they fail to address quality of care and safety issues for residents of the relevant accommodation.
2 Programme to run from time of approval to March 2014.
Report author: Jane Brentor
Publication date: 20/08/2013
Date of decision: 20/08/2013
Decided at meeting: 20/08/2013 - Cabinet
Effective from: 29/08/2013