Decision details

Rapid Testing Fund: Distribution to Providers

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Adult Social Care Commissioning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

Having fully considered all of the available information, I have decided to reject the alternative options and take the recommended decision to:

Delegate authority to the Executive Director of Adult Social Care and Public Health to:

1. Pay providers of bed-based care in care homes in Gloucestershire, including those with whom the council does not have a contract, the stipulated allocation of 80% of grant funds received pursuant to the Determination on a “per bed” basis.
2. Allocate the remaining 20% of the grant funds received to care providers in Gloucestershire to support the care sector to operationally deliver Lateral Flow Device testing.

For the reasons set out in the report.

Decision:

In coming to this decision I have given due and full regard to the requirements of the public sector equality duty contained in section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 (“the Act”) by reference to the law itself and also the relevant Due Regard Statement, which was prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Act.

 

Having fully considered all of the available information, I have decided to reject the alternative options and take the recommended decision to:

 

Delegate authority to the Executive Director of Adult Social Care and Public Health to:

 

1.    Pay providers of bed-based care in care homes in Gloucestershire, including those with whom the council does not have a contract, the stipulated allocation of 80% of grant funds receivedpursuant to the Determination on a “per bed” basis.

2.    Allocate the remaining 20% of the grant funds received to care providers in Gloucestershire to support the care sector to operationally deliver Lateral Flow Device testing.

 

For the reasons set out in the report.

 

 

The Chair and Vice Chair of Adult Social Care and Communities Scrutiny Committee were notified of the need to take this decision under the Special Urgency Rule.

 

The Chairman of Council was notified of the new for urgent implementation.

 

Publication date: 11/02/2021

Date of decision: 11/02/2021

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