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People Services Strategic Commissioning - Adult Mental Health Review and Next Steps

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Note the findings of the Mental Health Review and agree the recommendations and the next steps for implementation.

 

Delegate authority to the Director of Adult Social Care and Corporate Director, Resources and Commercial, following consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Adults and Public Health and the Portfolio Holder for Finance and Resources, to:  procure and award contracts accommodation services; and to enter a section 75 agreement with Central North West London NHS Foundation Trust for the provision of mental health social care services in accordance with the Care Act 2014, subject to annual review of services

Decisions:

RESOLVED:  That

 

(1)          the findings of the Mental Health Commissioning Review be noted and the recommendations and next steps for implementation be agreed;

 

(2)          the Corporate Director of People Services and the Director of Finance be authorised, following consultation with the Portfolio Holders for Adults and Public Health and Finance and Resources, to procure and award contracts for mental health accommodation services and agree contract extensions where appropriate.

 

(3)          the Corporate Director of People Services and Director of Finance be authorised, following consultation with the Portfolio Holders for Adults and Public Health and Finance and Resources, to enter a section 75 agreement with Central North West London (CNWL) NHS Foundation Trust for the provision of mental health social care services in accordance with the Care Act 2014, subject to the annual review of delegated functions and integrated services.

 

Reason for Decision:  To fulfil the local authority’s statutory responsibility for adult social care mental health services.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:  As set out in the report.

 

Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted:  None.

Report author: Corporate Director, People

Publication date: 12/11/2020

Date of decision: 11/11/2020

Decided at meeting: 11/11/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 20/11/2020

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