Issue details

Recommission of the current York Reablement Service

Reablement services is an important provision that provides the opportunity to meet the duties of the Care Act 2014 s2 (duty to prevent, reduce or delay needs for care and support for all adults). The current reablement service contract is coming to an end this year, the commissioning team are in the process of recommissioning the service.

The purpose of the report is for Executive to review the report and recommendations to come to a decision on the best option to go forward.

Members will be asked to recommend the best option to recommission York Reablement Services.

Decision due date for Executive changed from 16/03/2023 to 15/06/23.  Reason: An equality impact assessment has recently been completed and as a consequence there is a need for an extended engagement period with key stakeholders to fully understand the impact of the current service and any gaps in provision, and that they are addressed as part of the recommissioning process.

Decision due date for Executive changed from 15/06/2023. The revised date is to be confirmed.  Reason: Further work is required with the ICS before it is taken forward.

This item has been withdrawn. Reason: This has been resubmitted above for 12 October 2023.



Decision type: Key

Decision status: Withdrawn

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 30/01/2023

Level of Risk: 04-08 Regular monitoring required;

Lead member: Executive Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health

Lead director: Corporate Director of Adult Services & Integration

Department: Directorate of Adult Services & Integration (DASS)

Contact: Judith Culleton Email:, Edward Njuguna Email:

Consultation process

The consultation will involve a survey being sent out to service users, health professionals and other key stakeholders that will inform the report to the Executive. A working group has also been set up to look at the different options to recommission the York Reablement Service. The outcome will  be the implementation of an efficient and effective commissioning model that will provide value for money and is the best strategic fit for the delivery of our Home First care and support pathway.


• York and Scarborough Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
• City of York Council Reablement Task and Finish Group
• Reablement Responsive Care Pathway Working Group
• The York Multiple & Complex Needs Network
• Age Friendly York Older Citizens Group
• NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board
• Existing users of the reablement service.
• Age UK
• Healthwatch
• York Advocacy
• York Sensory Service
• Dementia Strategy Group
• Carers Strategy Group
• York CVS
• Other Stakeholders


Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: Yes


  • Recommission of the current York Reablement service  


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