Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
(1) That the use of departmental reserves in 21/22 to cover the partial year cost for both the Short Breaks Assessment Team and service commissions where they are commissioned in the 21/22 financial year be approved.
(2) That it be noted that from 22/23, a formal request of £0.387m is requested to fund the Short Breaks Assessment Team as part of the Directorates budget setting process, which will be incorporated into the Medium Term financial Strategy (MTFS) and 2022/23 budget considerations in the build up to budget approval at Full Council in February 2022.
(3) That it be noted that from 22/23, a formal request overall of £0.552m is requested which includes the short breaks assessment team, to fund additional services to provide short breaks for children and families in Bradford to a total value of £2.742m. This will be incorporated into MTFS and the 2022/23 budget considerations in the build up to budget approval at Full Council in February 2022.
(4) That the development of a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment to understand the needs of children to inform commissioning intentions, to provide services for children with disabilities across the District be approved.
Children’s Services Overview & Scrutiny Committee
ACTION: Strategic Director of Children’s Services
Publication date: 08/09/2021
Date of decision: 07/09/2021
Decided at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Executive