Devon County Council’s Community Life Choices Strategy recommends an approach to the commissioning of day services for adults aged 18 and over, that recognises the challenges faced by:
The strategy recommends a four tier model for day opportunities as detailed below:
Building Based – will be available for people with very high support needs.
Personal Budgets Offer – Community orientated activities with care and support
Community enabling offer – will be available to a person for a set amount of time and will promote access to universal services and Access to employment and build community capacity
Open Access offer – is about providing good quality information, advice and signposting. This will ensure that people are made aware of the universal support services and opportunities in their area or community and signposted to other agencies for support