Decision details

Decision details

Improving Care Home Provision for Older People in Central Bedfordshire

Decision Maker: EXECUTIVE

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


For the Executive to consider the opportunity to improve care home provision and to authorise the commencement of consultation and procurement processes.


1.         That the opportunity to improve care home provision for older people in the Leighton Buzzard area be recognised by authorising the commencement of formal consultation on proposals for the future of Westlands Older Person’s Home (OPH), as set out in paragraphs 24 to 34 of the report.

2.         To authorise the commencement of a procurement process to identify a preferred provider for a care home on the identified site, as set out in paragraphs 43 to 52 of the report.

3.         That a report be submitted to a future meeting of the Executive advising on the outcome of the consultation and procurement processes and making recommendations about the future of the home and a preferred provider.

Report author: Tim Hoyle

Publication date: 03/08/2017

Date of decision: 01/08/2017

Decided at meeting: 01/08/2017 - EXECUTIVE

Effective from: 11/08/2017

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