Issue details

Care Providers Annual Fee Review 2020 - 2021

To approve the annual fee increases as detailed in tables one and two as detailed in the resource section and taking note of responses from Providers in appendix 1. The fees have been reviewed in line with contractual obligations and feedback received from social care providers within the market which are currently commissioned to deliver essential services to the most vulnerable adults across the county. The increase for April 2020 has been informed by the recent announcement of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) increase of 6.2%. Paying a competitive rate is essential in order to have a resilient market which can recruit and retain a workforce.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure and strategic nature / impact on communities;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/01/2020

Decision due: 25 March 2020 by Cabinet member health and adult wellbeing

Lead member: Cabinet member health and adult wellbeing

Lead director: Director of adults and communities

Department: Adults and Communities

Contact: Laura Tyler, Head of care commissioning Email: Tel: 01432 260641.