Decision Maker: Executive Director: People
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
For the Director to ratify the Children's
Residential Care Placement Framework
That the use of the Children’s Residential Care Placement Framework - Consortia Commissioning led by Southampton City Council be ratified.
There are 6 different Lots for this Framework:
Lot 1 Planned and Same Day Residential Care
Lot 2 Crisis Care
Lot 3 Residential Care with DFE Regulated Education
Lot 4 Residential Parenting Assessments
Lot 5 Therapeutic Residential Care
Lot 6 Children with Disabilities
Southampton City Council has taken the lead for the purposes of tendering this opportunity. The other Authorities included in this Consortium are Bournemouth Borough Council, Bracknell Forest Council, Brighton and Hove City Council, Dorset County Council, East Sussex County Council, Hampshire County Council, Isle of Wight Council, Medway Council, Oxfordshire County Council, Poole Borough Council, Portsmouth City Council, Reading Borough Council, Slough Children’s Services Trust, Southampton City Council, Surrey County Council, West Berkshire County Council, West Sussex County Council, Windsor & Maidenhead Council and Wokingham Borough Council.
This is considered to be the most cost effective approach.
Reason Key: Expenditure >£400,000 & Affects more than 1 ward.;
Financial Impact: Within existing budget.
Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: People.
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Contact: Thom Wilson, Assistant Director: Commissioning Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01344 354142.
Publication date: 23/11/2018
Date of decision: 23/11/2018
Effective from: 01/12/2018