Adult Social Care Charging Policies

Reference Number: 0714
Department: Neighbourhood Services and Resources
Date Added:
Last Updated:

Contact Officer Details

Name: Philip Haselhurst
Telephone: 01325 406737

Lead Scrutiny Committee and Chair:

Committee: Adults and housing scrutiny
Scrutiny Chair: Councillor Sue Richmond

Relevant Cabinet Members

Name Email Portfolio
Veronica Copeland Adult Social Care and Housing Portfolio

Description of Decision to be Taken:

To fully inform members about the three proposed charging policies for adult social care and the impacts the proposed changes will have on current and future service users. The proposals have been consulted upon with service users and members of the public in two rounds of consultation. The report aims to seek Member’s approval to implement the following proposed three new charging policies within adult social care: (a) Non-Residential Charging Policy (b) Residential Charging Policy (c) Deferred Payment Policy

Action: Decision to adopt all three charging policies
Date to be considered by Cabinet: 08 November 2016
Date to be considered by Council:
Deferred: No
Deferral History:

Added to the plan in accordance with:

General Exception Rule: No

Other Details

Affected Wards: All wards in the Borough will be affected.
Documents to be submitted: Cabinet Report & Draft Non-Residential Charging, Draft Residential Charging & Draft Deferred Payment Policies
Proposed Consultees: All residents of Darlington Borough Council with a specific focus on any individual receiving adult social care support.
Consultation Method: Customer survey; DBC Website providing information and option for feedback; Face to face consultation events held in Dolphin Centre and all extra care settings; Consultation information provided to third sector organisations; Consultation discussions face to face with Carer groups; and Information provided to GP surgeries and all care homes.