Issue details

Additional arrangements for commissioned home care

To approve the development and implementation of a range of home care commissioning options, including an additional, open framework for the purchasing of commissioned home care services, to ensure sufficient quality and capacity is available in Herefordshire to support the eligible needs of adults to remain safe and independent in their own home.

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: 03/10/2022

Reason for urgency:
It is important to enable the decision to establish a new secondary home care framework, to be implemented as soon as possible. This will secure providing essential care to vulnerable people waiting for support. The tender of the framework can be completed, but the award of contracts can only take place once the decision is made.

Decision due: 4 November 2022 by Cabinet member health and adult wellbeing

Lead member: Cabinet member health and adult wellbeing

Lead director: Assistant Director All Ages Commissioning

Department: Community Wellbeing

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


members via political groups consultation

Details of any declarations of interest: None