Decision details

Decision to approve the Adult Social Care infection control and testing fund (Round 4) to be paid from the council’s allocation, including the discretionary element, to care homes and the care and community sector across Herefordshire in accordance

Decision Maker: Interim Assistant Director, All Ages Commissioning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Infection Control and Testing Fund consolidated the Infection Control Fund and Rapid Testing Fund. This has now been extended again until 30 September 2021, providing an additional £251.3 million for the care sector. The council’s allocation is £1,091,021.

Infection Control Funding
Care Homes allocation £341,599
Community allocation £93,313
Discretionary allocation £186,391
Total £621,303
Rapid Testing Funding
Care Homes allocation £347,627
Discretionary allocation £122,091
Total £469,718

Contact: Ewen Archibald, Interim Assistant Director, All Ages Commissioning Email: Tel: 01432 261970.

Publication date: 21/07/2021

Date of decision: 19/07/2021

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