Please follow the weblinks below for details of the decision making process following the consultation:



Thank you to those that took part in the consultation. This page will be updated in early 2016 with the outcome of the consultation.



Consultation information:

Kent County Council (KCC) has undertaken a review of all care home provision provided by the Local Authority. Following this review, KCC is consulting with the public on the future of four care homes in Kent:

  • Dorothy Lucy Centre, Maidstone
  • Blackburn Lodge, Sheerness
  • Kiln Court, Faversham
  • Wayfarers, Sandwich

Information about the proposal is available in the Consultation Document below. The Equality Impact Assessment on the proposal can also be viewed in this section.

How to have your say

Please fill in the online form below under 'Respond to this Consultation'. Alternatively, complete the Word version of the questionnaire and either email it to opfutures@kent.gov.uk or post it to Freepost OP FUTURES.

The closing date for responses is 20 December 2015.

If you would like documents in alternative formats, please email alternativeformats@kent.gov.uk or call 03000 418345 (voice) 18001 03000 418345 (text relay).

A decision on the proposals is due to be taken in early 2016. This page will be updated with the consultation report and information on what decision is taken.

If you would like to see information on KCC's Accommodation Strategy, please click here.

This consultation has now closed.


  • Opened
    28 Sep 2015 at 17:00
  • Closed
    20 Dec 2015 at 17:00
  • Response Published
    01 Aug 2016

Summary of Results



Consulting Organisation Type Kent County Council
Consulting Organisation Name Kent County Council
District / Borough areas affected by the consultation Dover, Maidstone, Swale
Consultation Topic General interest, Adult social care
Consultation Methods Online survey / questionnaire / forms, Other survey / questionnaire / forms, Stakeholder event
Contact Details



03000 418345 (voice)

18001 03000 421553 (text relay)