Having carefully considered the key messages from the Community Life Choices Strategy which told us that the way in which people wish to access day services is changing, Devon County Council’s Cabinet Committee has agreed to a review of in-house day service provision over the coming months.
The Cabinet also endorsed the following criteria which are linked to the outcomes of the original consultation exercise:
The County Council will also be looking at local provision. To help validate information gathered so far and to help fill in gaps in knowledge in relation to quality, capacity and accessibility, and to explore opportunities to broaden the choice of services available, a series of mapping events have been arranged.
Feedback from these events will be used to inform the review, alongside the above criteria. Full consultation with clients, carers and staff will follow in the New Year where proposals for change are identified