Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Adult Social Services & Public Health
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Decision is needed to enable sufficient
provision of Older Persons Residential and Older Persons Nursing
care beds across Kent so that the market can fulfil KCC’s
statutory duty to place those assessed as requiring this type of
care. By securing sufficient provision at a ‘fair
price’ for all those in need of residential/nursing care, KCC
will continue to meet the aim of the council being a commissioning
authority. These contracts directly support two of the
• Support the transformation of health and social care in Kent.
• Improve services for the most vulnerable people in Kent.
As Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health, I:
AGREE that Kent County Council enter into contracts with the suitable Residential Care and Nursing Care Homes identified through the tender exercise.
DELEGATE the authority to the Corporate Director, Social Care Health and Wellbeing, or other suitable officer, to undertake the actions to implement this decision.
Publication date: 02/10/2014
Date of decision: 02/10/2014
Effective from: 10/10/2014