Decision details

Older People's Intermediate Care Beds and Directly Provided Day Services

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


7.1             The Cabinet considered a report by the Director of Adult Social Care and Health together with the comments of the People Scrutiny Committee Review Board. Chris Hartley addressed the Cabinet on behalf of petitioners (Milton Grange and Firwood House)


7.2      It was RESOLVED to –

1)    agree to the reconfiguration of all intermediate care beds into MiltonGrange as set out in the report;

2)    agree to the reconfiguration of all day services into Milton Grange as set out in the report;

3)    agree to the closure of the 19 intermediate care beds at Firwood House;

4)    agree to the closure of the 25 place Warwick House Day Service; and

5)    delegate to the Director of Adult Social Care and Health authority to take all necessary actions to give effect to the implementation of the above recommendations




7.3       There is strong local support to retain the Firwood intermediate care beds and Warwick House day services.  However, these can be re-provided more efficiently and effectively at Milton Grange whilst maintaining standards of care; retaining quality; retaining workforce expertise; and operating within the reduced budget.


7.4       Combining the Milton and Warwick House day services will provide a more cost effective service and ensure people are able to continue accessing an appropriate day service.  Individuals will be supported through the transition of the services.


7.5       Implementation of the decisions will continue to meet the needs of local people by providing a unique short term rehabilitation services, and also ameliorate the impacts on staff of compulsory redundancies

Publication date: 27/06/2018

Date of decision: 26/06/2018

Decided at meeting: 26/06/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 05/07/2018

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