Issue details

Care Village development on Dorset Council-owned land in Wareham (Building Better Lives Programme)

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Wareham;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - View reasons

Decision due: 1 Oct 2019 by Dorset Council - Cabinet

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Adult Social Care and Health

Lead director: Executive Director, People - Adults

Contact: Adam Fitzgerald, Building Better Lives Programme Manager Email:

Consultation process

Workshops, and project group meetings


Regular Engagement with Wareham Town Council.

Through a wider event, key stakeholder engaged:

Dorset Council Cabinet and Ward Members, Adult Social Care staff, Dorset Healthcare, CCG, Friends of Wareham Hospital, Focus nursery, GP practice, Purbeck School, Wareham Neighbourhood plan steering group, select residents

Through consultation on the Relocatable in Wareham, the public were engaged with about future Wareham gateway plans.

Further engagement events to be planned ahead of drafting of the business case.


People Scrutiny Committee – 10 September 2019.


Agenda items

Background papers

  • Cabiniet report and appendices