Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Health and Adult Services
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
To approve the future proposed commissioning
model for delivery of wellbeing and prevention services through
locality based hubs, with the available funding allocated on a
population and needs basis.
Health and Adult Services currently holds
wellbeing and prevention block contracts with eleven different
voluntary and community sector organisations for delivery of
support across North Yorkshire. All contracts are due to end on the
30th September 2018, and so if there is to be a continued
investment in the voluntary sector a new procurement is
A new contracting model is proposed to ensure most effective use of resources and to support delivery of NYCC Health and Adult Services 2020 Vision.
The proposed future investment approach has been designed to be in line with the prevention approach which has been developed by the Council over the last four years; with more of a focus on outcomes, and on building on and supporting the growth of community assets and strengths.
Support will be prioritised to those at risk of needing regular social care services, and reflect the Council’s aim to prevent, reduce and delay the need for statutory social care services.
The review has identified there is currently an inequitable distribution of services and funding across North Yorkshire with a significant proportion of the current funding in Harrogate. In order to establish a more equitable approach to allocation of funds based on population need an evidence-based funding formula has been developed with Public Health.
Alternative options for future investment
models have been explored as part of engagement and
Publication date: 01/04/2021
Date of decision: 02/03/2018