Decision details

Establishing a Multi Disciplinary Team and a Homeless Health Centre

Decision Maker: Overview and Scrutiny Board, Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To consider recommendations for establishing a multi agency health team and a building based health hub for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet: -

(a)           Approves the further development of a Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) to better address the health needs of individuals who are homeless;

(b)           Approves the implementation of an ongoing ‘Health Hub’ provision at St Stephens Church Hall;

(c)           Approves the acquisition of St Stephens Church Hall and delegates authority to the Corporate Property Officer in consultation with the Portfolio Holder, Section 151 Officer and the Monitoring Officer to agree the specific terms of the sale (see Confidential Appendices 1 and 2); and

(d)         Approves the associated capital and revenue budget provision relating to the acquisition and management of St Stephens Church Hall (see Confidential Appendices 1 and 2).

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Homes

Reason

To help facilitate improved joint working across health services for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, in turn improving their housing and life chances.

To improve health outcomes for those who are marginalised and hard to reach.

 

Report author: Lorraine Mealings

Publication date: 28/05/2021

Date of decision: 26/05/2021

Decided at meeting: 26/05/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 08/06/2021

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