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Decision details

Non-Standard Rate Care Home Beds - Temporary Uplift

Decision Maker: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Decisions

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

To temporarily uplift non-standard rate care home beds by £25.25/week (5% of the standard rate) for the period April – June, based on January occupancy levels, in order to support care homes with Covid-19 related costs.

 

Reasons for the decision:

Since implementing support arrangements, there has been feedback from the sector that the proposals are inequitable.  This uplift will ensure more equitable support across the sector.

 

Urgent item?: Yes

Publication date: 25/06/2020

Date of decision: 17/06/2020