Decision details

Day Opportunities Strategy - Case for Change Report

Decision Maker: Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee, Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This case for change report sets out the future direction for services and next steps to co-produce a new day opportunities strategy for BCP. The report includes findings following a strategic review of existing services and a public view seeking exercise.


RESOLVED that Cabinet approves: -

(a)             the strategic priorities for day opportunities set out in point 61 of this report, which underpin the future strategy and its implementation;

(b)           the mixed model of day opportunities includes community-based activities for people within their local area and hubs that will ensure a safe space for people who require a building-based service as well as broadening the day opportunities offer; and 

(c)            Officers to work with stakeholders to re-design and then re-commission services to meet the new mixed model referred to in Recommendation (b) above.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: People and Homes


To meet the needs of local people which enables them to live active, healthy and fulfilled lives as independently as possible.

Supports the Council’s wider Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP).

Report author: Kevin Gillings

Publication date: 10/03/2023

Date of decision: 08/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 08/03/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 18/03/2023

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