Issue details

Recommission of the current York Reablement service

Purpose of Report: 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 on 31/03/2023, the commissioning team are in the process of recommissioning the service. The purpose of the report is for Executive Meeting to review the report and recommendations to come to a decision on the proposal to approach the market to complete a competitive tendering process to secure a Reablement Service for York.

The Executive will be asked to approve the recommendation to approach the market to complete a competitive tendering process to secure a Reablement Service for York.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/09/2023

Level of Risk: 04-08 Regular monitoring required;

Decision due: 12/10/23 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Health, Wellbeing and Adult Social Care

Lead director: Corporate Director of Adult Services & Integration

Department: Directorate of Adult Services & Integration (DASS)

Contact: Jamaila Hussain, Corporate Director of Adult Social Care and Integration /

Consultation process

The consultation has involved a survey being sent out to service users, health professionals and other key stakeholders that will inform the report to the Executive. The outcomes of the consultation is an appendix to the report and will be used to shape the recommission of services and shape key documentation such as specifications and outcomes of the new contract.

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
• CYC Reablement Task and Finish Group.
• Reablement Responsive Care Pathway Working Group
• The York Multiple & Complex Needs Network – added
• Age Friendly York Older Citizens Group - added
• 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


Agenda items


  • Recommission of the current York Reablement service  


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