Issue details

Preparation for Adulthood Strategy

To seek approval from Cabinet for the formal publication and implementation of the proposed Preparation for Adulthood Strategy for Gloucestershire.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects two or more divisions;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/10/2020

Decision due: 16 Dec 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member - Children's Safeguarding and Early Years, Cabinet Member - Adult Social Care Commissioning, Cabinet Member - Adult Social Care Delivery

Contact: Wendy Williams, Assistant Director for Integrated Children and Families Commissioning Email: Tel: 01452 328526.


Key stakeholders include Adult and Children’s services operational staff, NHS staff, Education staff, Parent Carers and the VCS sector. Stakeholders were engaged virtually in this current climate.

Planned Dates: Virtual consultation over the summer 2020. Post Cabinet meeting, a series of planning events will take place to further engage stakeholders to complete a detailed action plan in order to implement the priorities outlined in the strategy.

Background papers

  • Care Leavers Strategy 2019  
  • Post 16 Education Vision and Strategy  
  • Gloucestershire Looking to the Future Strategy 2019  
  • Right Placement First Time Sufficiency Strategy 2018  
  • Gloucestershire’s Future in Mind  
  • Gloucestershire’s Strategy for people with Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASCs)  
  • SEND Commissioning Strategy 2019-2024