Decision details

Support and Care Procurement

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To seek Exec approval to procure care and support services and delegated authority for the DASS to enter into agreements with care and support providers


That full Council be recommended to approve:


1)            Officers to proceed with the Support and Care procurement, as set out in Appendix 1 to the report;


2)            Officers to create a compliant framework, from which to call off support and care packages;


3)         The Director of Adult Social Services to have delegated authority to approve business cases to enter into call off agreements with successful organisations for individual or block contracts where price and quality benefits are achieved.

Wards Affected: None Specific;

Explanation of 'on hold/withdrawn' items: Deferred from September Executive for more detailed work on the procurement business case, incorporating the post-Covid market conditions and revised financial position.

Declarations: None

Dispensations: None

Reference Number: WBC1146

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Yes engagement with stakeholders including providers, operational staff and client feedback will be built into the procurement. However with Covid 19 this will be kept as a desktop exercise.


Procurement business case

Contact: Iftkhar Ahmed Email:

Report author: Iftkhar Ahmed

Publication date: 26/11/2020

Date of decision: 26/11/2020

Decided at meeting: 26/11/2020 - Executive

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