Decision details

Community Bed Services in Wirral 2010 and Beyond

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


A report by the Director of Adult Social Services set out a strategy for commissioning Intermediate Care beds in Wirral in 2010-11 and beyond.  The proposals were set in the context of providing services available in each Locality and should be considered alongside proposals on the future of Council support services. The matter involved a key decision first identified in the Forward Plan dated July 2009.




(1)  the strategic direction outlined in this report be noted,


(2)  the extension of existing arrangements for Intermediate Care services, commissioned on a 50:50 basis with NHS Wirral, from the Independent Sector until September 2010, be agreed, and


(3)  a further report on commissioning plans for October 2010 be presented to Cabinet, which should include proposals for the transitional arrangements from the current provision to that proposed in the report.



Report author: Director of Adult Social Services

Publication date: 18/12/2009

Date of decision: 09/12/2009

Decided at meeting: 09/12/2009 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/12/2009

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