Issue details

20/00013 - Rates Payable and Charges Levied for Adult Social Care Services 2020-2021

Proposed Decision

 

Revision of the rates payable and charges levied by Kent County Council for Adult Social Care Services for 2020/2021 and delegation to the Corporate Director of Adult Social Care and Health, or other nominated officer, to implement the decision.

 

 

 

 

Background

 

This decision revises the rates payable and charges levied in relation to KCC provided services. It will enable the Council to raise funding, as required by Parliament, to help meet the cost of providing social care services to the people of Kent.

 

How the proposed decision meets the objectives of ‘Increasing Opportunities, Improving Outcomes: Kent County Council’s Strategic Statement (2015-2020)’ meets the strategic objective that older and vulnerable residents are safe and supported with choices to live independently.

 

Financial Implications: This decision revises the rates payable and charges levied. It will enable the Council to raise funding, as required by Parliament, to help meet the cost of providing social care services to the people of Kent.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than two Electoral Divisions;

Decision status: For Determination

Division affected: (All Division);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/01/2020

Decision due: Not before 18th Feb 2020 by Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health
Reason: In order that the proposed decision can be published for a minimum of 28 days in accordance with statutory requirements

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health

Lead director: Penny Southern

Department: Social Care, Health & Wellbeing

Contact: Michelle Goldsmith, Finance Business Partner - Adult Social Care and Health Email: michelle.goldsmith@kent.gov.uk Tel: 01622 221770.

Consultees

The proposed decision will be discussed at the Adult Social Care Cabinet Committee on 4 March 2020.



Financial implications: This decision revises the rates payable and charges levied. It will enable the Council to raise funding, as required by Parliament, to help meet the cost of providing social care services to the people of Kent.

Legal implications: The recommendation report will distinguish between those rates and charges over which Members can exercise their discretion, and those which are laid down by Parliament

Equalities implications: None