Decision details

To consider the future of selected care homes in Gloucestershire and the relevant consultation

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cllr Roger Wilson, Cabinet Member: Adult Social Care (Commissioning), sought approval for the closure of selected care homes in Gloucestershire and agreement to consult with residents and their families on the impact of the closures. 


Having considered all of the information, including known proposals, alternative options and reasons for the recommendations, Cabinet noted the report and




1)    Approve the closure of Townsend House, (including day care service), Mitcheldean and Trevone House, Gloucester;


2)    Agree that any capital receipts arising from the disposal of the properties will be ring fenced for future developments for older people in the County;


3)    Delegate authority to the Director of Integration, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care Commissioning to:


                              i.        Consult with residents and their families on the impact of and arrangements for the closure of these two care homes and the day care service at Townsend House;


                            ii.        Facilitate moving the residents to an alternative home that meets their needs;


                           iii.        Facilitate moving people to an alternative day care service.




Publication date: 18/07/2018

Date of decision: 18/07/2018

Decided at meeting: 18/07/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 26/07/2018

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