Decision details


Decision Maker: Adult Social Care and Public Health Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Resolved: That:

1. the continuation and value of the pooled fund arrangement between the Council and NHS Cheshire and Merseyside ICB as outlined in section 4.1 of this report be approved;

2. the Director of Law and Governance in consultation with the Director of Care and Health be authorised to enter a Section 75 agreement with NHS Cheshire and Merseyside ICB for 2023/24. Note that the shared risk arrangements are limited to the Better Care Fund (BCF) only, which is currently reporting a break-even position; and

3. that the increase in the Section 75 pooled fund in April 2023 as a result of the Adult Social Care Discharge Fund as outlined in Section 4.2 of this report be noted.

Report author: Nicola Peel

Publication date: 17/10/2023

Date of decision: 17/10/2023

Decided at meeting: 17/10/2023 - Adult Social Care and Public Health Committee

Effective from: 24/10/2023

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