Decision details

Update on West Kent Hospital Discharge Pilot and Disabled Facilities Grant

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


(Report of Director of Planning, Housing and Environmental Health)


The report provided an update on the various initiatives being piloted using Disabled Facilities Grant funding and sought approval to extend the West Kent Hospital Discharge and Handyperson Scheme until March 2019.


It was also reported that the current arrangement of seconding Occupational Therapists from Kent County Council worked extremely well, as it enabled a more streamlined and responsive service to be offered.


Following consideration by the Communities and Housing Advisory Board, the Cabinet Member for Housing resolved that:


The continuation of the West Kent Hospital and Handypersons Scheme and secondment of Occupational Therapists be approved until March 2019.

Publication date: 28/07/2017

Date of decision: 24/07/2017

Decided at meeting: 24/07/2017 - Communities and Housing Advisory Board

Effective from: 05/08/2017

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