Investment at Lincoln Court to create an Independent Living with Support facility
Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Purpose of Report: The
report to Executive will present the outcome of an investment
review and demonstrate that investment in the long term future of
Lincoln Court will allow us to set out a new model for Sheltered
Housing in York, called Sheltered Housing Plus. It will ask that
investment be made at Lincoln Court to create a Sheltered Housing
Plus facility as part of the Older Persons’ Accommodation
Members are asked to agree that investment should be made at Lincoln Court to create a Sheltered Housing Plus facility, approve that investment and recommend to Council that it be added to the Capital Programme in order to deliver new apartments, enhanced communal facilitates and a new boiler for Lincoln Court in order to help to meet the need for additional older persons’ accommodation in York
Resolved: (i) That approval be given to invest at Lincoln Court to create an Independent Living with Support facility.
(ii) That a gross capital investment of £1.4m to approved, to deliver new apartments and enhanced communal facilities for Lincoln Court, in order to help meet the need for additional older persons’ accommodation in York.
(iii) That it be noted that the HRA Business Plan includes provision of £521,500 for planned investment and maintenance works, including installation of a new communal boiler, the modernisation of individual flats, a new communal entry system, front doors and windows, roof works, external and internal decoration, and other external maintenance at Lincoln Court, and that consent will be sought to draw this provision into the Capital Programme as delivery timing requires.
Reason: To secure the long term future of Lincoln Court and ensure that it can continue to provide good quality accommodation for older people, while also expanding the capacity to provide community support and care from this location.
Report author: Roy Wallington
Publication date: 16/03/2018
Date of decision: 15/03/2018
Decided at meeting: 15/03/2018 - Executive
Effective from: 20/03/2018