Issue - decisions

Direct Payments Review

29/11/2022 - 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