Issue details

Choice of Accommodation, First and Third Party Top Ups and Discharge of Hospital Patients with Care and Support Needs - Implementation of the Care Act 2014 (Approval of Revised Adult Social Care Policies and Procedures)

Following the introduction of the Care Act 2014, the county council has undertaken to review all adult social care policies, practice and guidance to ensure compliance. The following three new policy, procedures and guidance documents are now presented to Cabinet for approval:


  • Choice of Accommodation
  • First and Third Party Top Ups
  • Discharge of Hospital Patients with Care and Support Needs (excluding patients being discharged from mental health hospitals)


This is deemed to be a Key Decision and the provisions of Standing Order C19 have been complied with.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significant effect in 2 or more electoral divisions;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/03/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part I  -

Decision due: 13 Jun 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Adult Services

Lead director: Executive Director of Adult Services and Health & Wellbeing

Contact: Kieran Curran Email: Tel: 01772 536068.


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