Decision - Learning Disability Short Breaks Policy

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Learning Disability Short Breaks Policy

Decision Maker: Housing Cabinet Member Meeting, Cabinet Member for Housing

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To feedback on consultation outcome of short breaks allocation.


1                    That the short breaks policy and assessment tool be approved.


2                    That short breaks policy be implemented from the beginning of October 2008.

Reasons for the decision:

Adopting a fair and transparent system for assessing need and allocating short breaks for family carers.

Alternative options considered:

The alternative option was to leave the short breaks service as it was which would result in an inequitable allocation for families, a long waiting list for weekend breaks and the under use of Pioneer House in the week. 

Report author: Naomi Cox

Publication date: 11/09/2008

Date of decision: 10/09/2008

Decided at meeting: 10/09/2008 - Housing Cabinet Member Meeting

Effective from: 18/09/2008

Accompanying Documents:


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