Adult Social Care Fee Uplifts - 2017/18
Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Adult and Community Services
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Lancashire County Council supports approximately 25,000 adults in community and residential based settings at an annual cost of approximately £300 million per year.
This report sets out the County Council's proposed fee uplifts for adult social care providers for 2017/18.
This is deemed to be a Key Decision and the provisions of Standing Order No. 25 have been complied with.
County Councillor Tony Martin, the Cabinet Member for Adult and Community Services approved, with effect from 3 April 2017, the following uplifts:
- Residential & nursing care (all client groups) – 4.17%
- Homecare (all client groups) – 4.37%, increasing the approved rates for homecare services to £13.30 per hour / £7.14 per half hour.
- Supported Living – 4.52% for waking hours and 5.39% for sleep in hours, increasing the approved rates for supported living to £13.98 and £9.03 respectively.
- Extra Care – 4.37%
- Direct Payments (including direct payments for respite) – No increase. If a person is no longer able to meet their needs within the current budget they should contact the County Council for a review of their needs.
- Carers – 4.17%
- Shared Lives – 4.17%
- Day Care – 4.17%
- Rolling Respite & Provider Brokerage – uplift in line with the relevant service (e.g. homecare / residential care).
Date of decision: 23/01/2017
Effective from: 27/01/2017