Decision details

Adult Social Care & Health Joint Framework for Residential / Nursing Care (AC&H6)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Council and CCG are seeking to further integrate it's commissioning intentions and priorities to drive quality of care and better value for money. We are seeking to formalise contracting arrangements for care homes including those with Nursing through a framework. This replaces the previous approach that was on an individually signed pre-placement agreement.


The Cabinet has considered a proposal to set up a Joint Commissioning Framework for residential and nursing care beds through a Flexible Purchasing System (FPS) across Adult Social Care and Health in Stockport and has:-


(1) Given approval to the development of a residential and Nursing care services framework via a joint commissioning arrangement with Stockport CCG for a term of up to 5+2 years.


(2) Noted that accreditation awarded to providers carried no guarantee of business during that time.

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Affects 2 or more wards;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: Yes

Decision Reference: CAB337

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.

Forward Plan Reference: AC&H6

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Engagement with Care Market

Contact: Vincent Fraga, Services to People Email: Tel: 0161-474-4401.

Report author: Vincent Fraga

Publication date: 03/11/2021

Date of decision: 02/11/2021

Decided at meeting: 02/11/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 10/11/2021

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