Issue details

Enhanced Independence Offer – Reablement Services

To agree a new reablement service to support people to remain independent in their own homes.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/05/2019

Decision due: 19 Jun 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cllr Roger Wilson, Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care Commissioning

Contact: Margaret Willcox OBE, Commissioning Director: Adults Email: Tel: 01452 328468.

Planned Dates: Jun 2019 Complete detailed service specifications for the components of the future Reablement Service and short-term bed capacity to support commissioning/commercial negotiations to vary contracts and commence operationalisation of future pathways Jun 2019 Commence engagement and consultation with core Reablement Staff employed by GCC regarding service configuration and working patterns required to implement Home First and Reablement Services. Aug 2019 Specifications agreed with service Lead Providers. Nov 2019 Home based pathway go-live Mar 2020 Bed based pathway go-live


  • Care Act 2014  
  • Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Act 2003  
  • LAC (DH) (2010) 6: The Personal Care at Home Act 2010 and charging for Reablement  
  • National Audit for Intermediate Care 2018