Decision details

Care Homes for Older People Strategy

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

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval for the strategic approach to shaping and developing the care home market that meets the needs of the Council and NHS Dorset Clincial Commissioning Group.


RESOLVED that the Care Homes of Older People Commissioning Strategy be approved.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Adults


Ensuring a diverse, vibrant, sustainable and quality market for Adult Social Care is a key duty for all local authorities under market shaping requirements of the Care Act 2014. This commissioning strategy supports meeting that duty in respect of care homes for older people.

Report author: Phil Hornsby

Publication date: 03/09/2021

Date of decision: 01/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 01/09/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 11/09/2021

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