To seek Cabinet approval to authorise the
Commissioning Director: Adults (and DASS) to
1) Establish a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the provision of care for vulnerable and older people in the urban zones of Cheltenham and Gloucester for the remainder of the contract to 30 September 2023; and
2) Award packages of care to other domiciliary providers on the DPS where the Lead Providers are unable to meet the assessed demand from health and social care.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/10/2017
Decision due: 15 Nov 2017 by Cabinet
Lead member: Cabinet Member - Adult Social Care Commissioning
Contact: Donna Miles, Lead Commissioner Health & Social Care Email: Donna.Miles@gloucestershire.gov.uk Tel: 07823 662122 / 0300 421 1748.
Consultation was carried out as part of the original tender process in 2014/15.
This adjustment to the original proposal has been subject to and is in response to ongoing engagement with the following: -
care providers (ongoing)
Rural domiciliary care providers (ongoing)
Gloucestershire Care Providers Association (ongoing)
Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group
Internal GCC staff (ongoing)
Scrutiny Input: Yes - for the 2015 Key Decision to retender for domiciliary care services