Issue details

Swanley Learning Disability Day Service

To seek agreement to the transfer of the Service from the Junction, St Mary’s Road building to a more community focussed model which operates from a community hub based in the newly refurbished Swanley Gateway building in the town centre.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Division affected: Dartford East; Dartford North East; Dartford Rural; Dartford West; Gravesend East; Gravesham Rural; Swanley;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/01/2014

Decision due: Not before 18th Feb 2014 by Cabinet Member for Adult Social Services & Public Health
Reason: In order that the statutory requirements relating to publication of key decisions may be fulfilled

To seek approval of the relocation of Swanley LD Day Services to Swanley Gateway

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Adult Social Services & Public Health

Department: Social Care, Health & Wellbeing

Contact: Penny Southern, Corporate Director, Adult Social Care and Health Tel: 0300 333 6161 Email:


Formal consultation with service users, carers and staff took place from 7 Nov 2013 and 31 January 2014 and local members and opposition groups were briefed in January 2014.


Given the consultation evidence of positive support for the proposal and the gap between suitable Cabinet Committees, the decision will be reported retrospectively to the 2 May Adult Social Care & Public Health Cabinet Committee.


The Members and electoral Divisions affected by this proposed decision are Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley

Financial implications: Martin Field, Commissioning Officer, 07912999925 Penny Southern, Director of Learning Disability & Mental Health, 0300 333 6161,

Legal implications: 14/00033