Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Review of Section 75 Agreement for Adult
Social Care Assessment and Case Management and Occupational Therapy
“The continuation of this agreement will enable the council to build on our successful partnership with Midlands Partnership Foundation NHS Trust that has been running for a number of years and continues to provide integrated health and social care services to older people, people with physical disabilities and people with mental health conditions.
This approval also offers continuity of services at a time when adult social care is managing the aftermath of the Covid pandemic, responding to increased demand and implementing the Government’s Adult Social Care Reforms”.
Julia Jessel, Cabinet Member for Health and Care
Reasons for the Decision – To consider extending the current Section 75 Agreement with Midlands Partnership Foundation NHS Trust (MPFT), for adult social care assessment and case management and occupational therapy in Staffordshire, for two years.
Decision – (a) That the Council extends the current Section 75 Agreement with MPFT for two years from 1st April 2023 to 31st March 2025, to continue to provide adult social care assessment and case management and occupational therapy in Staffordshire.
(b) That the Director of Health and Care and Director of Corporate Services, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Health and Care, be authorised to finalise and implement the extension of the Section 75 Agreement for adult social care assessment and case management and occupational therapy in Staffordshire.
Report author: Amanda Stringer
Publication date: 22/09/2022
Date of decision: 21/09/2022
Decided at meeting: 21/09/2022 - Cabinet
Effective from: 28/09/2022