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Officer Decisions

Head of Adult Social Care - Sally Slade

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

A proposal led by some Lydiate Lodge staff to form a Community Interest Company to run social care services from Lydiate Lodge Residential Care home.

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

Report recommendations accepted exceptional – Lydiate Lodge report.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

A recommendation not been accepted

“following feedback on the independent evaluation of the Full Business Case that the Staff Group can re-evaluate their proposal and, if they wish, progress at their risk”

The evaluation process in now complete. The Council policy regarding disposal of assets means that once vacated Lydiate Lodge be put up for sale to the open market. Any further interest from any group, organisation or individual will then be considered.

Details of any conflict of interest and dispensation granted to the Officer taking the decision or by any Member of the Council in delegating responsibility for any specific express delegation:


Contact for enquiries/further information:
Sally Slade, Head of Adult Social Care -
Decision Date:
14 May 2015

A copy of this decision and any supporting documentation considered by the Officer taking this decision may also be made available or inspection by the public at the Council’s Offices or posted upon payment of any copying and postage charges. Any member of the public wishing to take up either of these options is asked to please ring 01392 382888 or email: