Decision details

Development of a new contract for Bed Based Care

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Information Only

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cllr Carole Allaway Martin, Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care Commissioning, sought approval to commence Phase 2 of the council’s review of bed based care services prior to development of new contract terms in conjunction with delivery of the council’s support services.


Having considered all of the information, including known proposals, alternative options and reasons for recommendations, Cabinet noted the report and,


RESOLVED that: -


Cabinet delegate authority to the Interim Head of Integrated Commissioning (Older People) in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care Commissioning to:


  1. Approve the initiation of “Phase 2” of the review of the council’s bed-based care services contract (known as the “Pre-Placement Contract” or the PPC);


  1. Conduct a consultation process with care home providers that will inform the development of new bed based care contract terms); and


  1. Develop such new contract terms in conjunction with the council’s support services;


in anticipation of such new contract terms being brought back to Cabinet for approval in December 2020, prior to implementation of a procurement process for bed based care services.





Report author: Cllr Carole Allaway-Martin

Publication date: 29/01/2020

Date of decision: 29/01/2020

Decided at meeting: 29/01/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 06/02/2020

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