The Future of the Learning Disability Provider Service (LDPS).

UNITE SOMERSET COUNTY COUNCIL

Request to Speak at PQT – County Council 17th February 2016

The Future of the Learning Disability Provider Service (LDPS)

Learning-Disabilities2 

Dear Councillors,

I am here today to express my concern about the lack of risk transfer in the contract for the commissioning of our Learning Disabilities Provider Service.

I believe that lack of risk transfer could potentially result in serious issues arising for service users, parents, carers, taxpayers, staff and the reputation of this Council and the elected administration.

This week, we heard that the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group and UnitingCare are to end their five-year, £800m health services contract, after just eight months, with a cost of at least £1m, with a lack of “financial sustainability” given as the reason for this very early partnership failure. (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-35000421)

It is vitally important that we model our contracts for change, problems and even failure.

I have attended a…

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