Issue details

Adult Social Care fees and charges

The decision is to amend fees and charges for adult social care in relation to:

• Ceasing the provision of 6 weeks of non chargeable care in the community (excluding reablement services);
• Implementing a charge for the totality of domiciliary care provided when two carers provide support at the same time;
• Introducing reimbursement for setting up deferred payment arrangements/making domiciliary care arrangements for self-funders;
• Introducing charges for brokering care arrangements for self-funders;
• Increasing charges for Meals on Wheels;
• Making the community alarm / technology enabled care provision service chargeable for all and increasing the charge;
• Reducing the level of Disability Related Expenditure; and
• Updating the rate of the Minimum Income Guarantee.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: 2. Financial;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/06/2019

Decision due: Not before 9 Jul 2019 by Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Social Care

Lead director: Director of Adult Social Care

Department: Adults and Health

Contact: Peter Hesketh, Assistant Director of Finance, ACS Email: PHesketh@lambeth.gov.uk Tel: 020 7926 9909.