Issue details

Further Development of Extra Care Housing in Cumbria

Following the recent successful funding award from the Homes and Communities Agency for new extra care housing schemes in Penrith and Brampton, this paper provides Cabinet with information regarding the schemes and requests agreement to contribute to the funding of the schemes.

At their meeting in April 2012, Cabinet requested information regarding the feasibility of developing a new build extra care housing scheme in Workington.  This paper shares the outcome of the feasibility study.


Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/11/2013

Anticipated restriction: Private  -

Decision due: 30 Jan 2014 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Health and Care Services

Lead director: Corporate Director - Health, Care and Community Services

Contact: Richard Parry, Corporate Director - Health and Care Services 15 Portland Square Carlisle Cumbria Email: Tel: 01228 227110.


The Cumbria Extra Care Housing Strategy 2011-2029 identifies the demand for extra care housing, this document was fully consulted upon with district councils.  Where planning permission has been or is being obtained this will follow the consultation requirements detailed in the planning application process


Relevant Scrutiny Committee / Advisory Board: Adults Scrutiny Advisory Board