{meta} Decision - Postural Stability Service - Gillian Mclaughlan - 15 minutes

Decision details

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes




Salford City Council - Record of Decision


I, Councillor Gina Reynolds, Lead Member for Adult Services, Health & Wellbeing and co-chair of the Adults Commissioning Committee, in exercise of the powers contained within the Council Constitution, do hereby approve and agree to the continuation of the Enhanced Postural Stability Service. This will be recurrently funded at current level in line with Adults Advisory Board recommendation. I, agree to retain SCL as provider on grounds of cost effectiveness and continuity of service.


The Reasons are:

  1. Salford Community Leisure are retained as the provider on the grounds of cost effectiveness and continuity of service.
  2. Assurance has been provided regarding Best Value and future tendering options including the broader Salford City Council wider partnership agreement and commission with Salford Commission Leisure.
  3. The SCL Enhanced Postural Stability Service has achieved all contract requirements and Key Performance Indicators.
  4. The service is an integral part of the Salford’s Falls Pathway, therefore providing a comprehensive service for residents who have and are at risk of falling.


Options considered and rejected were:

  • Not to commission a postural stability service.
  • Re-tender of service

Assessment of Risk: Low


The source of funding is: Integrated Fund.


Legal Advice obtained.


Financial Advice obtained.


Procurement Advice obtained.


The following documents have been used to assist the decision process.


Enhanced Postural Stability Business case


Contact Officer: Helen Dugdale, Public Health Strategic Manager

Tel No 0161 793 3543                 




The appropriate scrutiny committee to call-in the decision is the Health and Social Care Scrutiny Panel.



Signed:      GINA REYNOLDS                Dated:           09 January 2020


          Lead Member Adult Services, Health & Wellbeing 




This decision was published on 10 January 2020.    


This decision will come in force at 4.00 p.m. on 17 January 2020 unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.


Publication date: 10/01/2020

Date of decision: 08/01/2020

Decided at meeting: 08/01/2020 - Adult Commissioning Committee

Effective from: 18/01/2020

Accompanying Documents: