Presentation on theme: "Setting up a dispersed or residential service Maura Partington Project Manager NCH Bolton Ian Dobson Dundee City Council."— Presentation transcript:
Setting up a dispersed or residential service Maura Partington Project Manager NCH Bolton Ian Dobson Dundee City Council
Residential Accommodation Why residential accommodation is a positive option – case study Strategic considerations Key stages of development - Consultation - Funding - Policies and Procedures - Landlord Responsibilities Best practice
Project Design Multi-agency approach Based on Dundee model Funding
Core Block Considered essential Intended to use registered social landlord property Suitable size Reasonable area Good transport links Adequate local facilities
Community Engagement 1. Develop the strategy with key stakeholders 2. Strategy approved by Committee 3. Engagement 4. Outcome reported to Committee for final decision 5. Decision communicated to those consulted
Community Engagement Market the project - its a positive addition to the community! – Be careful!! Consulted immediate neighbours only Consulted local community groups, elected members Ongoing communication
Operations Staffing Risk Assessments Rules Intensity Dispersed What do families think?
Conclusion A core block will help make your communities better places to live Get your partners involved from the start Plan very carefully Identify a core block quickly Market your project Learn from the good, the bad and the ugly from other projects Allow sufficient time and resources
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