Issue details

Development of Council Owned Older People's Nursing Homes

The Council is facing a rising cost of new placements, which is driving up the average cost of placements. The Council’s expenditure on older people’s care homes is increasing by 5% annually for residential homes and 12% annually for nursing homes.

The Council seeks to increase capacity through Council owned older people’s nursing homes to be operated by either Nexxus or an external provider.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/05/2019

Decision due: 19/06/19 by Cabinet

Lead member: Alan White, Deputy Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Health, Care and Wellbeing

Lead director: Director of Health and Care

Department: Health and Care

Contact: Helen Trousdale Email: Tel: 01785 277008.



Public or Private Decision: Public

Service Area: Care Homes


Agenda items


  • Development of Council Owned Older People's Nursing Homes  

Background papers