Hampshire County Council care service proposals

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Formal consultation on Hampshire County Council care service proposals

The consultation was open from midday on 4 September 2023 and closed at 11.59pm on 12 November 2023. The consultation is now closed. Responses received after Sunday 12 November 2023 will not be included in the findings report.

The County Council consulted on a number of key changes to existing Older Adults care provision, currently provided by HCC Care (the County Council’s in-house service provider):

  • The proposed permanent closure of two homes which have been temporarily closed since November 2021 for operational reasons - Copper Beeches in Andover and Cranleigh Paddock in Lyndhurst
  • The proposed closures of Bishops Waltham House in Bishops Waltham, Green Meadows in Denmead and Solent Mead in Lymington
  • The proposed closure of Solent Mead Day Service (attached to Solent Mead Residential Care Home in Lymington)
  • Proposed site modernisations and expansions of Emsworth House in Emsworth, Oakridge House in Basingstoke and Ticehurst in Aldershot
  • The proposed closure and relocation (to proposed new build sites in close proximity) of Malmesbury Lawn in Leigh Park, Havant, and Westholme in Winchester

More details on the proposed changes can be found in the consultation Information Pack.

There is also an Easy Read version of the Information Pack.

Read the report on the consultation response findings.

The report was considered by the Health and Social Care Select Committee on Tuesday 16 January 2024 as part of HASC Member Working Group report on these proposals. See the full details.

A decision in relation to these proposals was made on Thursday 8 February 2024 by the Executive Member for Adults' Health and Care. See the decision details.