Local Shared Lives Scheme
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The Chairman introduced the report on the local shared lives scheme, which informed the Committee of plans to establish a dedicated Barnet Scheme. The report outlined the significant benefits for residents, as well as financial benefits to setting up a dedicated scheme in Barnet. If approved officers would commence mobilising the scheme, with initial focus on recruiting a scheme manager, registering with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and promoting the scheme in the community to recruit carers.
The Committee commended officers on the creative idea and approach to this scheme.
Following consideration of the item, the Chairman moved to vote on the recommendations as set out in the report.
The Committee unanimously RESOLVED
Agree to establish a dedicated Barnet Shared Lives scheme.
Publication date: 11/07/2019
Date of decision: 05/06/2019
Decided at meeting: 05/06/2019 - Adults and Safeguarding Committee