Decision Maker: Executive Member for Adult Services, Health and Housing
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To approve contract award decision for the Home Care Framework.
That the successful Home Care providers (details of the providers can be found in the Confidential Annex of this report) are appointed to the Home Care Flexible Framework for an initial period of 3 years, commencing 1st April 2022, with an option to extend for a further 3 years (1+1+1 or multiples thereof), with pricing also as detailed in the Confidential Annex. Individual packages of care will be “called off” the Framework in line with the terms and conditions.
i. To complete the procurement process for the provision of Home Care services through a Flexible Framework.
ii. The anticipated benefits of implementing the Flexible Framework are:
· Compliance with legislation, statutory duties, and the Care Act 2014
· Ensuring sufficient capacity with a number of providers to meet current and increasing demand
· Ensuring quality, value for money and affordable community services which focus on individual needs, individual choice, identified outcomes and reablement
· Supporting timely discharge from hospital and preventing hospital admissions
Alternative options have been considered and are detailed in the Strategic Procurement Plan
Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Financial Impact: Not known until tenders have been submitted.
Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No
Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: People.
Other reasons / organisations consulted
The Commissioning team will consult with key
stakeholders through a variety of communications: meetings,
existing forums and questionnaires, telephone
Adults Operational Teams
Service users and carers
Contact: Thom Wilson, Assistant Director: Commissioning Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01344 354142.
Publication date: 19/01/2022
Date of decision: 19/01/2022
Effective from: 27/01/2022