In March 2021 the Cabinet approved an
extension, until April 2022, of the Council’s contract with
Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust (GHCNHSFT) for
the provision of Mental Health Supported Accommodation Services.
This was to allow time for the recommissioning of such services to
take place due to the operational difficulties caused by
The purpose of this report is to seek Cabinet approval for the revised deadlines set out in within this report for the recommissioning of the Supported accommodation services project in respect of individuals requiring mental health supported accommodation.
The paper also seeks approval to split the current staffing funding within the current contract for the provision of Mental Health Accommodation Based Supported Services with GHCNHSFT into (a) funding provided to GHCNHSFT for a Placement Review Team; and (b) funding provided to Gloucestershire County Council’s (GCC) Adult Social Care Joint Commissioning Team to provide new joint commissioning resources.
These changes were originally approved by the Cabinet in July 2020 but this approval has lapsed due to the operational pressures of Covid 19.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;
Decision status: For Determination
Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/05/2021
Decision due: 23 Jun 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.