Decision details

Better Care Fund Plan 2020/21 (Decision Being Made Under the Urgency Procedure)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


A report that sets out the proposals for the Better Care Fund for next year.


That Cabinet:


1)  Approves the proposed pooled contribution of £14.688m by the Council to the Better Care Fund Plan (known as the Warwickshire Cares Better Together programme plan) for 2020/21 and the plan for resources as set out in paragraph 2.3.


2)  Delegates authority to the Strategic Director for People to enter the proposed section 75 NHS Act 2006 agreement, on terms and conditions acceptable to the Strategic Director for Resources, with Coventry and Rugby Clinical Commissioning Group, South Warwickshire Clinical Commissioning

Group and Warwickshire North Clinical Commissioning Group for the delivery of the Better Care Fund Plan once completed.


3)  Approves the County Council continuing as the pooled budget holder for the fund.


4)  Notes that this is classed as an urgent report to enable sign off by the Health and Wellbeing Board on 29th January 2021 and to enable funding to be released. Consent of the Chair of the Adult Social Care and Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee has therefore been requested for an urgent decision.


Report author: Paul Williams, Isabelle Moorhouse

Publication date: 29/01/2021

Date of decision: 28/01/2021

Decided at meeting: 28/01/2021 - Cabinet

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