Issue details

Day Opportunities Strategy - Case for Change Report

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.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/02/2023

Decision due: 6 Mar 2023 by Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Decision due: 8 Mar 2023 by Cabinet

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for People and Homes (to 23/05/2023)

Lead director: Corporate Director of Adult Social Care

Contact: Kevin Gillings, Commissioning Manager – Day Opportunities Email:

Consultation process

Confirming strategy priorities for the case for change report with the co-production group through Teams meetings consultation and polls on 27th January and 7th February 2023.


The co-production group attached to the day opportunities project which includes service users, carers, providers of day opportunities, advocacy groups, councillors and partner agencies e.g. NHS Dorset.


Agenda items


  • Day Opportunities Strategy - Case for Change Report