Decision details

Adult Social Care Discharge Fund 2022-23

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Adult Care

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Paper detailing the distribution of the Department of Health Discharge Fund allocated via the Better Care Fund. The funds are to be utilised across a range of services to assist with safe and timely hospital discharge.


That the Cabinet Member approves the distribution of the Discharge Fund  as detailed in the table in the report from 16 December 2022 to 31 March 2023

Reasons for the decision:

The funds have to be allocated in line with prescribed grant conditions or the funds have to be retuned to Department of Health and Social Care at a time when there is anxiety in the health and social care system about the ability of local hospitals to safely manage demand.


Alternative options considered:

There are no alternatives available to the Council as the grant funding must be allocated as per the Grant Conditions.


Publication date: 25/01/2023

Date of decision: 19/01/2023

Effective from: 02/02/2023

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