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Decision details

Demonstrating Delivery of the Older Persons’ Accommodation Programme

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report will demonstrate progress of the Older Person’s Accommodation Programme and seek consent to undertake consultation on the option to close two further older persons’ homes.

The Executive will be asked to: note the progress made with the Older Persons’ Accommodation Programme and give consent to undertake consultation on the option to close two older persons’ homes.


Resolved:  (i)      That the contents of the report, and the progress being made to deliver the Older Persons’ Accommodation Programme, be noted.


Reason:     So the Executive can be assured that the Programme is delivering its objectives.


                   (ii)      That a six week period of consultation be undertaken this autumn with the residents, families, carers and staff of one of the Council’s Older Persons’ Homes to explore the option of closing the home, with current residents moving to alternative accommodation, and that a further report on the outcome of this consultation be received by the Executive before a final decision to close is made.


                   (iii)     That the process outlined in (ii) above be repeated in the first half of 2018 in respect of a further Council operated Older Persons’ Home.


Reason:     So that the Executive can decide which homes may close, having been fully informed of the views of, and options available to, existing residents.

Report author: Roy Wallington

Publication date: 29/09/2017

Date of decision: 28/09/2017

Decided at meeting: 28/09/2017 - Executive

Effective from: 03/10/2017

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