Decision details

Mental Health Core Offer

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Proposed decision: To develop contracts to deliver a primary care and wellbeing service within the mental health core offer.


How the decision relates to Corporate Objectives:

Improve services to the most vulnerable people in Kent

Financial Implications: Cost of the contract is expected to be £3.7 million which is equivalent to existing grant spend.

Legal Implications: Contracts will be developed with legal services and KCC procurement.

Equality Implications: Equality Impact Assessment will accompany the recommendation report.



As Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health, I:

1.         AGREE to fund the Mental Health Core Offer services by grant funding for 2015/16 as set out in the recommendation report

2.         AGREE to the development of a Mental Health Core Offer - Primary Care & Wellbeing Service, with contracts to commence from the 1 April 2016.

3.         DELEGATE the authority to the Corporate Director, Social Care Health and Wellbeing, or other suitable officer, to undertake such actions as necessary to implement this decision.

Publication date: 27/02/2015

Date of decision: 27/02/2015

Effective from: 07/03/2015

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