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Direct Payments Update

Meeting: 03/03/2022 - Adult Social Care and Public Health Committee (Item 95)

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The Lead Commissioner for Integrated Services presented the report of the Director of Care and Health which updated Members on the review of the Direct Payments offer to Wirral residents who were eligible to receive care and support under the Care Act 2014. The review aimed to identify why the take-up of the offer was low and find strategies to increase it through a working group.


Members noted that residents with impaired capacity could be accommodated by different options for payments.


Resolved –

That the content of the report and the aims of the Direct Payments review to increase the number of packages of care and support provided by way of a Direct Payment be noted.