Building a new city centre offer from Sycamore House
Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health, Executive Member for Adult Social Care and Health
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Purpose of Report: The report provides an update to the Executive Member for Adult Social Care and Health and the Executive Member for Education, Children and Young People on proposals for building a new city centre offer for services delivered from Sycamore House. With a focus on emotional health and wellbeing, it advises of a new model for delivering services for Young People and Adults and provides a city centre offer for Young People in York.
The report will seek a decision on accepting the Department of Health Capital grant funding for the Safehaven Project and seek to accommodate third sector partners in the building as part of the model.
[This item was previously titled “Delivery of Mental Health Services in York – Sycamore House and as this report was for information only and no decision was required by the Executive it was agreed that an Executive report was not applicable so the item was briefly withdrawn]
It was then agreed that this item should be considered at an Executive Member for Adult Social Care and Health Decision Session on 5 December 2016 in consultation with the Executive Member for Education, Children and Young People.
(i) It be agreed to accept the Department of Health Capital grant to develop the Safe Haven Project in York.
(ii) Sycamore House be utilised to accommodate Voluntary and Community Sector agencies in the building as part of the model.
Reason: To ensure that;
· The services within this report offer a diverse, effective and sustainable solution for adults and young people using services in York.
· It supports our long-term vision for support services to be provided by the voluntary and community sector. The developments outlined in the report represent a very positive step in this direction.
· Young people can access relevant, holistic and non-stigmatising information and support from a suitable city centre location
· Our mental health services are aligned with the needs of our residents.
Report author: Gary Brittain
Publication date: 05/12/2016
Date of decision: 05/12/2016
Effective from: 08/12/2016