Council meetings

Decision details

Ethical Care Charter

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Having considered an officer report and a presentation by the Deputy Mayor,

Councillor Chris Best, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that:


(1) the Council’s recommendation to adopt the Unison Ethical Care Charter

be accepted; and


(2) a phased implementation of an Ethical Care Charter, with a structured

approach to the adoption of the pledges for each new contract procured from

April 2019 be approved to ensure that future procurements of homecare are

taken in the context of Lewisham’s commitment to being an Ethical Care

Council as well as ensuring affordability and market sustainability.

Publication date: 21/09/2018

Date of decision: 20/09/2018

Decided at meeting: 20/09/2018 - Mayor and Cabinet

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