Changing the Fair Access to Care Services threshold
|Purpose||Consultation on a proposal to raise the FACS threshold and to provide local information gateways as an alternative approach to meeting peopleż|
|Commissioned by||Blair McPherson - Director of Community Services|
All of Lancashire
Community conferences/workshops/visioning event
Special interest group
|Date||04/06/2007 - 28/09/2007|
|Undertaken by||Janet Beadle, Don Rowbottom (Wellbeing)|
|Key findings||The majority view arising out of the consultation seemed to be that, though people were uncomfortable with the proposed rise in the FACS threshold, they did recognise that some change in the threshold was probably inevitable given the pressures on the County Council. In addition, many people wanted to be involved in or make a contribution to the process of designing the Local Information Gateways in each district. Final report, with summary version and accessible version, made available on the website.|
|Outcomes||All responses collated into a final report and then made available both on the net and to people who had formally responded.
The consultation then informed a decision by the Cabinet Member for Adult & Community Services to raise the FACS threshold and to approve the development of the Gateways.
For more information about this research contact:
Don Rowbottom (tel. 01772 534307)