Issue - decisions
Direct Payments Review
Resolved – that,
1. Direct Payment hourly rates for Personal Assistants for adults be aligned to that of a Domiciliary Care Worker from April 2023 be approved.
2. Work commences towards reconciling the Direct Payment hourly rates for adults and children.
3. A future report be brought to this committee exploring the options of either providing,
(a) Council Coordinated Personal Assistant register
(b) Tender for a full Direct Payment Service to include a Personal Assistant Register, Payroll, a Managed Accounts Service and Information and Advice