Services Budget Savings Options – 2012/13 – 2014/15 Detail Analysis of “Green” Savings options Business Improvement / Development

Action Description/ number of services Providers and organisation type (if applicable) Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m Savings £ million Year saving incurred Number of service users affected (if applicab le) 0 Number of staff affected (external /internal) Comments :

Annex 2

SIP1b

To reduce teams across the Council that have responsibilities for facilitating & delivering physical (capital) development projects

Liverpool City Council

£2.000m

£0.500m

Year 1 2012/13

10

This is a 25% budget reduction which will be achieved by bringing together a range of physical development teams from across the Council.

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Planning
Action Description/ number of services Providers and organisation type (if applicable) Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m Savings £ million Year saving incurred Number of service users affected (if applicab le) 0 Number of staff affected (external /internal) Comments :

PL8

Introduce charges to developers for preapplication advice service. Liverpool does not charge for this, although a number of other Core Cities & Liverpool region Authorities do.

Liverpool City Council

£2.116m

£0.100m

Year 1 2012/13

0

The Planning Service currently provides a pre application service to developers at no cost. The introduction of the charge will allow for more efficient use of officer resource to be dedicated to pre application, and will produce better quality of submitted applications and development on site. This represents 4.7% of the overall planning budget

Transportation
Action Description/ number of services Providers and organisation type (if applicable) Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m Savings £ million Year saving incurred Number of service users affected (if applicab le) N/A Number of staff affected (external /internal) Comments :

T19

Income from Traffic Management Systems. Joint income opportunity with 2o2o Liverpool. Electronic traffic surveys and vehicle movements to sell to business and industry. Will benefit private sector in being able to track vehicle movements and reduce insurance

Liverpool City Council

£1.983m

£0.050m £0.100m

Year 2 2013/14 Year 3 2014/15

0

Doubling current (11/12) gross income of 0.052m by 13/14, tripling by 14/15. Examples of opportunities for additional income include: electronic traffic surveys to identify how people travel to reach particular businesses, personalised travel plans to minimise travel time or minimise fuel consumption, tracking service to monitor vehicle movements i.e. to reduce the number of stolen lorry loads. The systems are highly automated and configurable. The use that can be made of them is limited by imagination. However, ideas need to be translated into business proposals and this then need to be marketed. Therefore significant further work to clarify the potential for income is required so it is proposed to introduce this option from April 2013.

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Parking
Action Description/ number of services Providers and organisation type (if applicable) Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m Savings £ million Year saving incurred Number of service users affected (if applicab le) 40,000 Number of staff affected (external /internal) Comments :

PA2

Introduction of charges for residents parking permits, for a second/third vehicle and for all visitor permits. Charges would be on an incremental scale – Parking Services, in-house service. Introduce pay for parking/Controlled Parking Zones in residential areas where residents/shoppers have competing demands for parking. Residents incur no charge, whilst visitors/shoppers pay for parking

Liverpool City Council

£0.430m

Year 1 2012/13

N/A

PA4

Liverpool City Council

£0.293m

Year 1 2012/13

Dependa nt upon introducti on of specific schemes

N/A

The saving of £0.430m represents a 7.2% reduction in the cost of operating the current service. Currently the City Council, unlike the majority of Core Cities, does not charge for its residents parking permits. The annual cost of providing such permits is £650k. By creating a charging regime this will allow the City Council the flexibility to consider the introduction of smaller schemes, which previously were not financially sustainable. The saving of £0.293m represents a 4.9% reduction in the cost of operating the current service. The Service will help support those residents who live near to or close by those district centres affected by inconsiderate parking. This could be facilitated, as in similar areas in perimeter of the city centre, by the use of shared use bays.

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Culture
Action Description/ number of services Providers and organisation type (if applicable) Total Gross Savings £ million Year saving incurred Number of service users affected (if applicab le) 0 Number of staff affected (external /internal) Comments :

LCC
Budget 2011/12 £m

Cul1c

Reduce funding to Arts & Cultural organisations by 10% over three year period

Liverpool City Council

£3.900m

£0.130m £0.260m £0.390m

Cul2/4

Reduction in overall costs of service by combining Culture & Tourism into single service

Liverpool City Council

£1.700m

£0.535m

Year 1 2012-13 Year 2 2013-14 Year 3 2014-15 Year 1 2012/13

0

This 3% budget cut will rise to 10% (£0.390m) by Year 3. The impact of this will be offset by supporting organisations to find alternative funding.

0

12

This is a 31% reduction in the combined service staffing budget. Savings will be generated through efficiencies generated by combining service areas.

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Community Services
Action Description/ number of services Providers and organisation type (if applicable) Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m Savings £ million Year saving incurred Number of service users affected (if applicab le) Approx 400 young people Number of staff affected (external /internal) Comments :

YOS2

Align and integrate prevention activity to reduce offending of young people with other services’ provision to reduce demand on dedicated service

Liverpool City Council

£0.100m £0.100m

Year 2 2013-14 Year 3 2014-15

6 FTE Internal

Liverpool has a comparatively low offending rate in the 10-17 population when compared against other core cities and is continuing to make reductions. First Time Entrants into the Criminal Justice System has been reducing since this element of the YOS has been established with a 49% reduction from the

Action

Description/ number of services

Providers and organisation type (if applicable)

Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m

Savings £ million

Year saving incurred

Number of service users affected (if applicab le)

Number of staff affected (external /internal)

Comments :

provided by the Youth Offending Service.

baseline year of 2008/09 to 2010/11 (Rate dropped from 1810 to 1030 per 100,000 population of young people). Performance levels are expected to be maintained as the savings required are to be made from using activities and provision from related services to divert young people from offending. The core offer of the prevention team to identify and develop plans for young people will need to continue.

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SYP2/4

Flexible Services to Young People Reorganisation of existing services for young people to provide services for the most vulnerable and ensure that activities more effectively meet local needs. Neighbourhoods Universal Service Offer Reorganising LCC services that contribute to community safety, environment and public protection to ensure that locality based officers more effectively and efficiently respond to

Liverpool City Council

£0.600m £1.000m £1.000m

Year 1 2012-13 Year 2 2013-14 Year 3 2014-15

Approx 11,500 young people

tbc

The LCC direct delivery of services for young people will be targeted at those most in need/vulnerable or are members of groups which do not have a community focus. Provision locally will continue and will be a combination of centre-based, detached and commissioned activity to ensure local needs are met.

NMS3

Liverpool City Council

£0.250m £0.500m £0.750m

Year 1 2012-13 Year 2 2013-14 Year 3 2014-15

All residents

Not available.

LCC are committed to providing effective and efficient services that meet a community’s needs by ensuring that locally based staff are flexible and able to respond to a range of issues as quickly as possible. Expertise and authority will continue to be held by qualified professionals to ensure that LCC continues to comply with its statutory responsibilities.

Action

Description/ number of services

Providers and organisation type (if applicable)

Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m

Savings £ million

Year saving incurred

Number of service users affected (if applicab le) Approx 50,000 collection s

Number of staff affected (external /internal)

Comments :

EW3

community needs. The introduction of a charging mechanism for using the Bulky Bobs service.

Liverpool City Council

£0.596m

£0.260m

Year 1 2012/13

0

The introduction of a charge for bulky household waste collections brings Liverpool in line with other cities who already charge for this service. The income will be used to offset the cost of the service.

L1a

PG1a

Continue to provide a uniformed street nuisance team dealing with litter and dog fouling offences as the main priorities Manage and operate Croxteth Hall and Country Park through new partnership arrangements and new governance structure with existing grounds maintenance and further education partners.

Liverpool City Council

£0.800m

£0.170m

Year 1 2012/13

City wide impact

0

The City Council currently employs 20 uniformed street nuisance officers, the saving will delivered through the recycling of income to reduce the cost of the service.

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Liverpool City Council

£2.906m

£0.400m

Year 1 2012/13

N/A

Upto 28

PG9

Move to low cost medium performance in maintaining parks and green spaces. Service standards will be set by the Council in consultation with key stakeholders and

Glendale

£6.899m

£0.100m

Year 1 2012/13

N/A

Through this partnership proposal the Council is committed to putting in place arrangements under which Croxteth Hall and Country Park can be more financially viable and sustainable and to ensure this valued asset has a lasting legacy for the residents and communities of Liverpool. Central to the proposals will be the establishment of a land based training academy which will aim to provide training, apprenticeships and employment opportunities for the young people of Liverpool and the sub region. Under this option there will be a move to low cost, medium performance maintenance regimes in parks and green spaces. Service standards will be set by the Council in consultation with key stakeholders and contained within the limits of the available budget. Whilst the Council will not be seeking to accredit these parks under the green flag

Action

Description/ number of services

Providers and organisation type (if applicable)

Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m

Savings £ million

Year saving incurred

Number of service users affected (if applicab le)

Number of staff affected (external /internal)

Comments :

contained within the limits of the available budget. The Council will not in future be seeking to accredit these parks under the green flag scheme.

scheme those parks which have benefited for external grant funding will be maintained to the appropriate standard required as part of any funding agreement.

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Childrens Services
Action Description/ number of services Providers and organisation type (if applicable) Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m Savings £ million Year saving incurred Number of service users affected (if applicab le) 3,000 Estimate Number of staff affected (external /internal) Comments :

C5

Reduce Local Authority Contribution to Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS)

Alder hey Voluntary sector: YPAS, MYA,PSS, ADHD, PCT, LCC

£0.900m

£0.200m

Year 1 2012-13

0

A reduction in funding will impact both voluntary and statutory provision. • Demand for mental health provision for children & young people (C&YP) is high in Liverpool (needs assessment from CAMHS independent review, 2009) as would be expected due to wider social determinants (deprivation, unemployment, housing, parental mental health etc). • CAMHS (statutory and voluntary provision) currently receives over 3,000 referrals per

Action

Description/ number of services

Providers and organisation type (if applicable)

Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m

Savings £ million

Year saving incurred

Number of service users affected (if applicab le)

Number of staff affected (external /internal)

Comments :

C6

Merge Management and Administration for Children Centres

LCC

£7.748m

£0.800m

Year 1 2012-13

0

20

year = 57 referrals per week = 8 referrals per day. There are a number of C&YP who are not accessing provision specifically from vulnerable groups including those from BME populations (need is great in L8), C&YP with disabilities, young carers and young people excluded from school. • National indicators/targets for CAMHS would not be achieved. These include - early intervention and preventative service provision (tier 1) -16/18 provision (tiers 1,2 and 3) - Learning disability and mental health provision (tier 2 and 3) - 24 hour provision (tier 3) • Potential impact on compliance with Government polices regarding C&YP’s mental health and emotional well being as emphasised in the public health white paper (2010), schools white paper (2010) and draft mental health strategy (2011). It is proposed to merge the management and administrative role across 20 centres. This would mean one manager and one administrator would cover two centres. The savings would be achieved by deleting the 'surplus' posts. This proposal would mean that merged centres would be managed by a single advisory board and existing advisory boards would be dissolved. Some schools that currently manage centres would no longer have any management responsibility, as the advisory boards would be a sub committee of the 'lead' school. As staff are currently

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Action

Description/ number of services

Providers and organisation type (if applicable)

Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m

Savings £ million

Year saving incurred

Number of service users affected (if applicab le)

Number of staff affected (external /internal)

Comments :

employed by different governing bodies (schools), social enterprises and LCC, HR advice is that in order to achieve this all staff may need to be transferred to the Council and the remaining posts ring fenced. To achieve the 1st April 2012 target, consultation would need to begin immediately, to achieve the full £800k. This is funded via EIG which is only guaranteed for 2012-13, therefore only one year saving has been included. 14 centres are managed by school governing bodies, (4 of these are proposed for closure). 3 centres are managed by 2 social enterprises; 1 is managed by a national charity and 8 are managed by LCC. Merging the management and administration role will protect 'front line' services however this proposal needs to be considered in the context proposals (C18) and (C23). If all of the budget savings were agreed nearly half of the centres would fail to deliver the core purpose, a requirement of the Ofsted inspection framework.

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C7

Cease provision of school uniform grant

LCC

£0.738m

£0.738m

Year 1 2012-13

24,000 Estimate

0

The City Council currently awards Uniform Grants of £20 for Primary school pupils and £40 for Secondary school pupils to those pupils whose families meet specified low

Action

Description/ number of services

Providers and organisation type (if applicable)

Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m

Savings £ million

Year saving incurred

Number of service users affected (if applicab le)

Number of staff affected (external /internal)

Comments :

income criteria. There is no statutory requirement for the Local Authority to award these grants. Liverpool Direct Limited currently administers these awards on behalf of the City Council. These grants are awarded to children in some of the most deprived families in the City. Schools may find that some families are unable to afford the required school uniform. Consultation would be required as a means of fully understanding the impact of any decision to remove grants and if there were any opportunities for partners i.e. schools to work collaboratively to try to mitigate the impact of any decision to remove this grant on the most vulnerable pupils in the City. Neighbouring Authorities who continue to provide School Uniform grants are Knowsley and St Helens. Halton, Wirral and Sefton do not provide a School Uniform grant. For 2010-11 12,385 Secondary pupils received uniform grant at a total cost of £495,400. 11,676 Primary pupils received uniform grant at a total cost of £233,526. C8 Day Nursery Service Review LCC £4.385m £0.200m Year 3 2014-15 0 0 Savings will be achieved by reducing the salaries of the remaining 4 day nurseries (plus some LCC staff employed at Everton Children Centre.) Before this service review commences we are awaiting the outcome of the job evaluation. Savings will not be realised until 1st April 2014 - the date relates to pay protection. If the period of pay protection was

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Action

Description/ number of services

Providers and organisation type (if applicable)

Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m

Savings £ million

Year saving incurred

Number of service users affected (if applicab le)

Number of staff affected (external /internal)

Comments :

reduced the savings sooner.

would be realised

C9

Reduce contribution for Teenage Pregnancy Service

LCC, PCT

£0.176m

£0.076m

Year 1 2012-13

0

0

C10

Reduce Parent Partnership Service

LCC

£0.258m

£0.108m

Year 1 2012-13

3,360 Estimate

5

£176k of the Teenage Pregnancy (TP) budget is funded from EIG. (This budget was reduced by 50% in 2011-12). This funds the TP coordinators posts and also contributes to the delivery of direct services aimed at reducing teenage conceptions. In 2010 - 2011 this service was 100% funded by LCC however the PCT has since contributed funds. Consideration will need to be given re mainstreaming the responsibilities of this post to ensure there is a co-ordinated TP strategy for Liverpool. The PCT currently provide funds re Sexual Relationship Education. The TP co-ordinator is employed by the PCT. Other staff are employed via Community Health. Children of teenage parents are a group that are at high risk of poor outcomes. The impact of this budget proposal would be mitigated by mainstreaming the responsibilities of the TP co-ordinator. Some SRE activities would continue as long as the PCT continued to provide funds. (PCT funding has been secured until 2012) This saving will be achieved by reducing the contribution to the Parent Partnership Service. The role of this service is to support parents with disabled children (educational provision.) Demand for this service averages 280 'cases'

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Action

Description/ number of services

Providers and organisation type (if applicable)

Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m

Savings £ million

Year saving incurred

Number of service users affected (if applicab le)

Number of staff affected (external /internal)

Comments :

C11

Service review of Looked After Children Education Services

LCC

£0.158m

£0.075m

Year 1 2012-13

950 Estimate

2

C12

Reduce Contribution to specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health services for

Alder Hey

£0.336m

£0.086m

Year 1 2012-13

0

0

per month. Under Section 332A Education Act 1996 – Advice and Information for Parents - Liverpool City Council must arrange for the parent of any child in their area with special educational needs to be provided with advice and information about matters relating to those needs. It must also make arrangements as per Section 332B Education Act 1996 – Resolution of Disputes to provide for the appointment of independent persons with the function of facilitating the avoidance or resolution of such disagreements between parents and the authority or parents and the proprietor of the school relating to special education provision for each child. This budget option reflects the retention of £150k to commission a mediation service for children with SEN, and an advocacy service for Looked after Children, in respect of Budget Options C25 and C26. Further reduce the service to a single post. Cease all commissioned service. The single remaining post would act as champion for LAC. They would ensure mainstream services fulfil their commitments towards LAC. The current range of additional support would be at risk and could impact negatively on educational outcomes for this vulnerable group. This specialist service for children in the care of Liverpool City Council provides mental health support to children and young people who have had difficult experiences in their

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Action

Description/ number of services

Providers and organisation type (if applicable)

Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m

Savings £ million

Year saving incurred

Number of service users affected (if applicab le)

Number of staff affected (external /internal)

Comments :

Looked After Children

C20

Cease provision of school milk to 5-7 year olds (saving would be within schools budget

LCC

£0.510m

£0.300m

Year 1 2012-13

14,488

0

C21

Reduce non statutory post-adoption support to families

PVI

£0.238m

£0.135m

Year 1 2012-13

0

lives. It also provides advice and support to foster carers and staff in LCC children's homes. The proposal is to reduce the contribution to this service. The service is currently commissioned from Alder Hey Children's Hospital and if the service is reduced this would impact on a team of staff employed by Alder Hey. Foster carers would lose the benefit of expert advice. To meet the full year saving Alder Hey would need to be notified early and given 3 months notice. Cease provision of school milk to 5-7 year olds (DSG saving would be within schools budget). If this is to be used to fund corporate savings the schools forum will need to agree to increase combined services contribution from DSG. From an equalities perspective mixed aged groups 4-5 year olds could mean some children would get milk and others might not in the same classroom. As the free entitlement for under 5’s would remain. This service is commissioned and provides specialist support to adoptive parents who have adopted a child through Liverpool City Council. The proposal is to reduce this service to the minimum which is statutorily required. The start date assumes that 3 months notice can be given early. The service is commissioned from a PVI provider. It may impact on their staffing levels. The reduction in service would impact on the level of support which families receive,

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Action

Description/ number of services

Providers and organisation type (if applicable)

Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m

Savings £ million

Year saving incurred

Number of service users affected (if applicab le)

Number of staff affected (external /internal)

Comments :

C23

Service review of core children's centre staff

LCC

£7.748m

£0.250m

Year 1 2012-13

10

including adults who are seeking information about their own adoption in childhood. These post holders are important in reducing health inequalities. They are a core post within children centres. These post holders provide health promotion activities to support the reduction in health inequalities. This proposal needs to be considered in the context of other budget saving proposals (C18), particularly the proposal to delete the Health Promotion Posts across all centres. (A core post was deleted in 2010 - 2011) Deletion of this post in the context of the other savings will impact on children centres ability to meet the requirement of the statutory children centre framework. To achieve the 1st April 2012 target consultation would need to start as soon as possible to achieve the full saving. Deletion of the health promotion posts in addition to the proposed deletion of family support outreach posts (C18) and the proposed merger (deletion of manager posts and administrators posts - C6 will seriously impair the ability of centres to fulfil the core purpose. 'Centres' would not be feasible insofar as they would not be able to meet the requirement of the Ofsted inspection framework. In light of this an alternative proposal would be to close more centres to ensure remaining centres are viable rather than to further reduce the budget across all remaining centres.

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Action

Description/ number of services

Providers and organisation type (if applicable)

Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m

Savings £ million

Year saving incurred

Number of service users affected (if applicab le) 0

Number of staff affected (external /internal)

Comments :

C24

Discontinue Ethnic Minority Traveller and Asylum services funded by Early Intervention Grant.

LCC, PVI

£0.195m

£0.095m

Year 1 2012-13

0

Children centres are a statutory provision EMTAS will reduce the level of commissioned services and none salary expenditure. The third sector and community groups will bare the brunt of the reduction in commissioned services. The removal of out of hours provision will impact on the attempts to narrow the achievement gap for these vulnerable learners. This specialist service provides advocacy support to children and young people in the care of the City Council, including support to make complaints or to represent their views when their care plan is being reviewed. The proposal is to commission this service in conjunction the Parent Partnership Service and the Independent Visitor Service, to provide limited children’s rights service for this group of children. NB the proposed date is only possible if 3 months notice can be given as soon possible following Council decision. The service would no longer be available to children and young people. Issues about their rights would be addressed through an LCC employed designated post but this would not have the scope of the current service and would not be independent in the same way. Budget option C10 has been reduced to reflect the requirement for an independent/external advocacy service. This specialist service for children in the care of Liverpool City Council provides support and

C25

Commission advocacy service for Looked After Children

PVI

£0.050m

Year 1 2012-13

0

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C26

Commission an Independent Visitor

PVI

£0.078m

Year 1 2012-13

0

Action

Description/ number of services

Providers and organisation type (if applicable)

Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m

Savings £ million

Year saving incurred

Number of service users affected (if applicab le)

Number of staff affected (external /internal)

Comments :

Service or find no-cost alternative

consistent contact with a responsible adult where the child doesn't have regular contact with anyone in his/her own family. The proposal is to commission this service in conjunction the Parent Partnership Service and the Advocacy Service. NB the proposed date is only possible if 3 months notice can be given as soon as possible following Council decision. Paragraph 17 of the Children Act 1989 says that children in these circumstances are entitled to an independent visitor. The proposal is that this could be done by recruiting volunteers from LCC staff who are not directly connected to children's services. Savings option C 10 has been reduced to provide for an advocacy service to be commissioned to meet this requirement.

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Adult Services & Health
Action Description/ number of services Providers and organisation type Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m £6.773m Savings £ million Year saving incurred Number of service users affected Number of staff affected Comments :

ASC1

Phase 1- In-House Services Transformation Externalise some

Liverpool City Council

£0.400m

Year 1 2012/13

13

The saving of £0.400m represents a reduction in the cost of operating some of the current service. This would require efficiencies to be made on current budget during the year.

Action

Description/ number of services

Providers and organisation type

Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m

Savings £ million

Year saving incurred

Number of service users affected

Number of staff affected

Comments :

Domiciliary Care Activities, in particular the higher cost services. ASC2 Procurement Efficiencies from Socially Excluded Accommodation based services Current providers 13 External delivering socially excluded accommodation based services - Liverpool YMCA - Plus Dane - Nacro - Riverside - Local Solutions - Parkview - New Start - The Big Life - Adullam - North West property custodians - Salvation Army - People Can (NOVAS) - Nugent Care Liverpool City Council (in-house) £7.700m £0.800m Year 1 2012/13 n/a n/a

All affected service users will be reassessed to ensure their needs are met. Tupe may apply, however, as part of in house transformation. Realisation of procurement efficiencies from recently commissioned socially excluded accommodation based services. The new services are already in place and contracts agreed at new rates. Will have no impact on clients receiving the service.

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ASC5

Tendering Occupation Therapy Equipments

£2.732m

£0.500m

Year 1 2012/13

ASC6

Withdrawal of some of the Floating Support Services (mental health and LD client groups).

• •

Adullam (RSL) Imagine (Charitable Organisation)

£2.115m

£0.200m

Year 1 2012/13

273

This saving represents the withdrawal of LCC Adult Services funding to the S75 pooled budget for purchasing adaptations from Liverpool Community Health. Adult Social Care will negotiate efficiencies with Liverpool Community Health. This can be achieved through negotiation with providers of those high cost packages of support which are currently being supported.

Action

Description/ number of services

Providers and organisation type

Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m

Savings £ million

Year saving incurred

Number of service users affected

Number of staff affected

Comments :

• • • •

ASC7a

Reduction in Floating Support Services to Socially Excluded Groups e.g. homeless, substance misuse 17 services

• •

• • • •

LHT(RSL) Organisation) Novas (RSL) Richmond Fellowship (RSL) Merseyside Society for Deaf People (Voluntary notfor-profit) Community Residential Services (Merseycare) Barnardos (Charitable Organisation) CDS (RSL) x 2 Creative Support (Charitable) Irish Community Care (Vol) Local Solutions (Charitable) Nacro ( Charitable) x 2 Novas (RSL) x 2 Nugent Care (Charitable) Riverside

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£2.917m

£0.500m

Year 1 2012/13

185

This option represents a 17% reduction in cost of funding these services. The saving option will be achieved through consultation and negotiation with existing providers in order that they can be achieved. All clients affected will be reassessed to ensure current needs continue to be met.

Action

Description/ number of services

Providers and organisation type

Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m

Savings £ million

Year saving incurred

Number of service users affected

Number of staff affected

Comments :

• • ASC8 Reduction in some sheltered housing support for older people 88 schemes • • • • • •

• • • • • •

ECHG (RSL) Shelter (Charitable) Whitechapel (Charitable)x 2 Abbeyfield (RSL) Anchor (RSL) CDS (RSL) Contour (RSL) Housing 21 (RSL) Jonnie Johnson (RSL) Liverpool Housing Trust (RSL) Liverpool Jewish Housing (RSL) Liverpool Mutual Homes (RSL) Maritime Housing (RSL) North West Housing (RSL) Pierhead Housing (RSL) Pine Court (RSL) Riverside Housing (RSL) South

£1.900m (sheltered value only)

£0.300m

Year 1 2012/13

100

This option represents existing contracts.

renegotiation

of

There are currently 88 sheltered housing schemes across the City for older people providing 3,135 units of accommodation delivered by 16 Registered Providers (RSLs) This may impact on a number of current residents in sheltered accommodation- via a reduction in current level of support to service users delivered by the Scheme Managers- it is anticipated that some RSLs will change the model of support in some schemes. For example, moving to peripatetic wardens; instead of scheme-based support. Longer-term we will work with RSLs and service users to review the sector and reconfigure in line with the Older People’s Housing Strategy.

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Action

Description/ number of services

Providers and organisation type

Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m

Savings £ million

Year saving incurred

Number of service users affected

Number of staff affected

Comments :

• ASC9 Reduction in some supported accommodation service for people living with Mental Health issues 11 services •

Liverpool Housing (RSL) Venture Housing (RSL) Adullam (RSL) Fairfield Housing (Private) Imagine (Charitable organisation) Kensington Supported Housing (Private provider) Kevin Jones (Private provider) Making Space (Charitable organisation) NewStart (CIC) PSS (Charitable) Age Concern (Charitable organisation) Merseyside Chinese Development Agency (charitable) £1.400m £0.400m Year 1 2012/13 45 This option may be achieved through requesting efficiency savings from providers. This option may affect a number of service users supported in those schemes and the potential loss of support may mean some clients may experience difficulties in maintaining tenancies. Reassessment of all clients will be provided to all to ensure needs are met.

• •

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• • ASC18 Withdrawal of some Older People Floating Support service e.g. shopping service •

£1.183m

£0.100m

Year 2 2013/14 Year 3 2014/15

2001

£0.200m

This option of £0.200m would be realised over a two year period commencing in 2013/14; £0.100m in year 2 and a further £0.100m in year 3. This would be achieved through the reconfiguration of the older persons floating support sector and options appraisal in place to make services more sustainable for future.

Action

Description/ number of services

Providers and organisation type

Total Gross LCC Budget 2011/12 £m

Savings £ million

Year saving incurred

Number of service users affected

Number of staff affected

Comments :

PSS (Charitable) South Liverpool Housing (RSL) Options include developing a holistic shopping service with current meals service. All OP clients receiving support are known to Adult services and all will be reassessed where applicable in order to meet any care needs.

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