Decision details

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


RESOLVED that in noting the public consultation undertaken by the CouncilandDevonPartnershipNHSTrust and feedback therefrom;


(a) the NorthDevonLinkServiceDrop-inservicesthatrunfromtheLinkCentres inBarnstaple,BidefordandIlfracombe, be closed;


(b) that the closureincludes ceasingtheshort-termenablingsupportto thoseservice users inreceiptofCare Act2014 eligibleservices, and to note that the Council and DevonPartnershipTrustwillassistthosepeopleto accessalternative equivalent support; and


(c) that the Council work withDevonPartnershipNHSTrustandtheDevonMental HealthAllianceto support all serviceusers in their transition to alternativecommunitysupportovera periodof3 months minimum.

Reason Key: Strategic, Political or Financial Significance;

Divisions Affected: All in North Devon;

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Contact: Tandra Forster, Director of Integrated Adult Social Care Email:

Report author: Tandra Forster

Publication date: 13/03/2024

Date of decision: 13/03/2024

Decided at meeting: 13/03/2024 - Cabinet

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