Issue details

Mental Health Accommodation Based Support

The purpose of this report is to seek Cabinet approval for an extension of the deadlines within the commissioning strategy project for individuals requiring mental health supported accommodation, originally approved by the Cabinet in July 2020. This is due to the operational difficulties caused by Covid-19. The current contracts are subcontracted via GHCNHSFT on NHS National Standard Sub-Contracts and end 31st March 2020.

Decision type: Key

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

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 23/02/2021

Decision due: 24 Mar 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cllr Carole Allaway-Martin, Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care Commissioning

Contact: Professor Sarah Scott, Executive Director of Adult Social Care and Public Health Email:


Agenda items

Background papers

  • Settled, Secure and Safe Lives in Gloucestershire Policy Cabinet Report  
  • Investing in Support for Homeless Vulnerable People - Interim Arrangements Cabinet Report 1st February 2017  
  • Investing in Support for People in Vulnerable Circumstances – Interim Arrangements Cabinet Report 27th September 2017  
  • Funding Supported Housing: Policy Statement and Consultation. October 2017 DCLG and DWP  
  • Individual Cabinet Member Decision Report March 2020  
  • Cabinet Report and DRS July 2020: Mental Health Accommodation Based Support