Decision details

To make a formal decision to implement Easements to the Care Act 2014, introduced by the Coronavirus Act 2020 and associated Regulations.

Decision Maker: Director of adults and communities

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


One of the Council’s strategic objectives for the management of immediate impact of the coronavirus COVID-19 epidemic is to ensure sustainability of adult social care during the coronavirus COVID-19 epidemic, and that planning and actions to sustain adult social care and support wherever possible with planning and actions in the NHS. This is against a backdrop of increasing demand and reducing capacity due to staff absences as a result of sickness and self-isolation.

Contact: Stephen Vickers, Director for adults and communities Email:

Publication date: 19/05/2020

Date of decision: 04/05/2020

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