As the lease on the current TRACS building in
rural Longfield ends in December 2013, and following consultation
with users, the Cabinet Member will be asked to consider the
transfer of the service to a more community focussed model
operating from community hubs in Dartford Town centre.
This is in line with the County wide Learning Disability Strategy overseen by Good Day Programme
Decision type: Key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Division affected: Dartford Rural;
Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/09/2013
Decision due: Not before 8th Oct 2013 by Cabinet Member for Adult Social Services & Public Health
Reason: In order that the issue has been published for 28 consecutive days before being taken
As the lease on the current TRACS building in rural Longfield ends in December 2013, and following consultation with users, the Cabinet Member will be asked to consider the transfer of the service to a more community focussed model operating from community hubs in Dartford Town centre.
Lead member: Cabinet Member for Adult Social Services & Public Health
Department: Social Care, Health & Wellbeing
A formal consultation was conducted following The Variation of Service Procedure on the new proposal for TRACS Day Service. At the end of the 12 week consultation, feedback will be collated and presented for a decision.
Key consultee groups
Service users, family/carers, KCC Members, Local Councillors, staff, other relevant stakeholders.
Start and finish dates of consultation.
21st May- 13th August 2013
Equalities Impact Assessment included in the consultation documentation. Please state where this can be found.
Available through The Good Day Programme Office
Date of publication of consultation outcomes and updated Equalities Impact Assessment
Will be published by 26 Sept 13.
Informing Only (Who and when)
Service users, family/carers, staff and other relevant stakeholders involved with TRACS. All the dates for these are set out in the consultation pack
The matter will be discussed by the Social Care and Public Health Cabinet Committee at its meeting scheduled 04/10/2013
Is the matter referred to in your Business Plan or Medium Term Capital Programme?
Which Members and electoral Divisions are affected by this proposed decision? Is it All Members?
Cabinet Committee Members, Local Councillors for Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley
Financial implications: Penny Southern Director Learning Disabilities and Mental Health email@example.com 01622 694888
Legal implications: 13/00066
Equalities implications: The decision is likely to result in expenditure of over £1million and therfore considered to be significant in relation to the budget for the service.