Issue details

New children's residential provision - Integrated Therapy Model (ITM) Small Group Living Homes

This proposal is seeking to diversify the children’s residential home portfolio with a capital injection of £2.2M for the purchase and refurbishment of the properties, plus the associated staffing costs.  Based on the identified need in 2023, the proposal seeks to acquire 4 x 3 or 4 bed properties which will form 2 small group living Integrated Treatment Model (ITM) hubs (two homes per hub). 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/02/2024

Decision due: Not before 4th Mar 2024 by Director of Children and Families

Lead director: Director of Children and Families

Department: Children and Families

Contact: Ben Finley, Deputy Head of Service, Corporate Parenting 07715044858 Email:

Consultation process

Consultation in relation to the location of each home will take place sequentially and will be detailed in relevant reports.


Executive Member for Children’s Social Care and Health Partnerships

Corporate Parenting Board

Children and Young People

Trade Unions and Staff

Ward Members

Local Neighbourhood Police Teams

Communities and neighbours (to properties to be acquired)

Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Children's Social Care and Health Partnerships


  • Report to be provided to the Decision Maker.