Decision details

An Early Intervention Strategy for Wirral

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Awaiting Implementation

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The strategy takes a whole system approach to maintain the wellbeing and independence of people in Wirral.


The Director of Adult Social Services presented a report outlining the Early Intervention and Prevention Strategy the aim of which was to enable older people and people with disabilities to build their capacity to deal with their own well being, in line with the government White Paper ‘Equality and Excellence’ which gave a clear incentive to the local authority to take the lead for services which will intervene at early stages of any care need.




That the Early Intervention Strategy be approved, and that Council Departments and partners work together to ensure its successful implementation, and that the White Paper is fully reflected within it.



Report author: Director of Adult Social Services

Publication date: 28/07/2010

Date of decision: 22/07/2010

Decided at meeting: 22/07/2010 - Cabinet

Effective from: 05/08/2010

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