Decision details

Update on Care Market Sufficiency workstream, Healthy Wirral Programme

Decision Maker: Wirral Place Based Partnership Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Assistant Director, Commissioning and Integrated Services introduced the report of the Director of Care and Health which provided an update on the Healthy Wirral work stream for Care Market Sufficiency. The purpose of the workstream was to ensure sufficiency in community care market to respond to local needs, to increase capacity and responsiveness of the care homes market, support the Home First initiative and discharges.


Resolved – That

1.  the improvements to the Care market capacity and flow for domiciliary care be noted.

2.  the work competed with care homes to improve safe transfers of care from a hospital setting be noted.

3.  the future work of the care market sufficiency group be endorsed.


Report author: Mike Jones

Publication date: 10/10/2023

Date of decision: 28/09/2023

Decided at meeting: 28/09/2023 - Wirral Place Based Partnership Board

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