Issue - decisions

Children's Residential Provision

03/09/2019 - Children's Residential Provision



(i)         That the Executive Director for People (Children) takes action, as outlined in the report to Cabinet of 3 September 2019, to increase the sufficiency of residential care for children in Dorset.


(ii)        Once options have been identified, the lead cabinet member for Children, Education and Early Help, in consultation with cabinet colleagues and corporate parenting board, be delegated powers to approve preferred sites.


(iii)       That consultation takes place with local residents and stakeholders about preferred sites.


Reason for Decision


For Dorset Council to make the best use of resources and securing the best outcomes, for children in care who require residential care.