Council meetings

Issue - decisions

Ethical Care Charter

21/09/2018 - Ethical Care Charter

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.