Decision details

Review of Older Persons Accommodation /Review of Sheltered Housing

Decision Maker: City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approve outcomes of review, including future of some of the stock


The Head of Housing and Property submitted a report which presented the Review of Older Persons Accommodation in Oxford.


The Executive Board Member, Housing presented the report and thanked the Strategy and Service Development Manager for her excellent work and contribution to this issue.  


The Board noted the following points:

·         the need for the City Council to proactively work in partnership with Registered Providers, the County Council and Clinical Commissioning Group to identify the need for extra care, specialist and general needs accommodation that is suitable for older people in the future 

·         the refocussing of accommodation provision towards older people, 75 years of age and older, or those  persons who are younger but with significant health needs

·         the importance of learning from the previous de-designation exercises to ensure careful and planned consultation with residents


The City Executive Board resolved to:


1.    Note the contents of the Review of Older Persons Accommodation in Oxford, attached as Appendix 1 to this report; and


2.    Approve the recommendations as set out in section 13 of the review document (Appendix 1).


Cllr Price left the meeting during discussion of this item.  Cllr Turner took the Chair for the remainder of the meeting.

Report author: Frances Evans

Publication date: 26/08/2016

Date of decision: 17/03/2016

Decided at meeting: 17/03/2016 - City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Effective from: 24/03/2016

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