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Market Shaping and Review of the Adult Social Care Commissioning & Estate Strategies

Meeting: 10/11/2021 - Cabinet (Item 8)

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Decision:

Cllr Carole Allaway Martin, Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care Commissioning,

sought Cabinet approval to undertake a review of Gloucestershire’s Adults Health & Social Care Sector, following the Covid- 19 Pandemic, taking particular note of those areas where Gloucestershire County Council has the greatest ability to influence, to help manage and shape the market in order to contribute to and aid sustainability of the independent Health & Social Care Market in Gloucestershire.

 

 

Having considered all of the information. Cabinet noted the report and

 

RESOLVED to:

 

Agrees:

 

1. To initiate a comprehensive and focused review of the care markets following the Covid-19 Pandemic to help manage and shape the market in order to influence and aid sustainability of the Independent Health & Social Care Market in Gloucestershire, taking particular note of those areas where Gloucestershire County Council has the greatest ability to influence with a view to supporting the future shape of the market based on the demographic profile and projected needs of Gloucestershire residents.

 

2. To consider the outcomes of such review once complete.

 

Minutes:

Cllr Carole Allaway Martin, Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care Commissioning,

sought Cabinet approval to undertake a review of Gloucestershire’s Adults Health & Social Care Sector, following the Covid-19 Pandemic, taking particular note of those areas where Gloucestershire County Council has the greatest ability to influence, to help manage and shape the market in order to contribute to and aid sustainability of the independent Health & Social Care Market in Gloucestershire.

 

Gloucestershire County Council purchased the majority of care from independent providers so the role of managing the market was important. Previous market analysis had shown an oversupply of care home beds in some districts This equated to a 20% under occupancy in that section of the care sector. There was a need for more specialist care to support people with complex needs.

 

Having considered all of the information. Cabinet noted the report and

 

RESOLVED to:

 

Agrees:

 

1. To initiate a comprehensive and focused review of the care markets following the Covid-19 Pandemic to help manage and shape the market in order to influence and aid sustainability of the Independent Health & Social Care Market in Gloucestershire, taking particular note of those areas where Gloucestershire County Council has the greatest ability to influence with a view to supporting the future shape of the market based on the demographic profile and projected needs of Gloucestershire residents.

 

2. To consider the outcomes of such review once complete.