{meta} Decision - Extra Care Service Specification - Judd Skelton - 20 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


 The Final Draft Salford ASC Extra Care Service Specification


The Reasons are to support Salford Care Organisation with the procurement of a new care provider(s) in the six Extra Care Schemes. To ensure the service delivered fits with Adult Social Care’s personalisation and strengths based approaches. Improve the quality of the service provided and ensure value for money. Improve service user experience. Standardise the provision of Extra Care across Salford.


To improve the quality of service provided Extra Care - Care. Quality Improvement, improvement in service user experience, support tender process.


Options considered and rejected were - Not applicable as specification has been taken forward to support Salford Care Organisation with the tender process through which a new care provider(s) will be identified.


Assessment of Risk – Medium, should the service specification not be approved this would impact on the procurement process


The source of funding is – Integrated All-Age Pooled Budget


Legal Advice obtained - Not applicable at this stage.


Financial Advice obtained – Provided by Salford City Council and Salford Care Organisation


Procurement Advice obtained – Not applicable as procurement is being undertaken by Salford Care Organisation.


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

Extra Care – Care Service Specification – Cover Paper v1.0;

Appendix 1 – Final Draft Salford ASC Extra Care Service Specification v0.4;

Appendix 2 – CIA Initial screening updated Extra Care – Care specification v1.0;

Appendix 3 – Extra Care Position Statement and Strategic Recommendations for Salford


Contact Officer: Paul Walsh                    Tel No:  0161 212 4844


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

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