Agenda item

Better Care Fund Update

This paper provide a to the health and well-being board  in regard to the Better Care Fund (BCF). This report is part of a quarterly update requested by HWB board members and is a requirement of the BCF assurance process.



Board Members considered a report that provided them with a quarterly update on the Better Care Fund (BCF), which is a national mechanism that aims to reduce admissions, delays and long term care in hospitals.


The Corporate Director of Adult Services and Integration, City of York Council, presented the report and explained that the 2022/23 BCF plan, which has a new focus on early intervention and prevention, has been updated and sent to the BCF national team. She noted that £20 million was awarded in funding and that the Council will review the schemes funded to ensure that they are effective in meeting the BCF goals. She also confirmed that NHS England has received the report and has agreed with the recommendations and monies within the BCF.



i.             That the contents of the report are noted by the Board

ii.            That the information within the attached appendices are noted.

Reason: To keep the Board updated in relation to the Better Care Fund.

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