Wiltshire Council operates 4 residential
respite care homes for learning disabilities. Reviews have
highlighted ongoing under-usage of the services as a whole.
The cabinet report will report on the proposed closure of one of the homes due to under-usage following the outcome of the consultation with usages and their carers.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Service Area Expenditure/Savings >20%;
Decision status: For Determination
Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/02/2018
Decision due: 24 Apr 2018 by Cabinet
Lead member: Cllr Jerry Wickham
Lead director: Emma Legg (Director - Adult Social Care)
Department: Wholelife Pathway
Contact: Rhonda Ward, Head of Service - Learning Disabilities Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A 28 consultation will affected users and
their family carers will be carried out in February. The
consultation will consult on the proposed closure of one of the 4
residential respite care homes.
People with learning disabilities (and their
family carers) who use any of the 4 in-house residential respite