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The Gloucestershire Care Partnership Contract –Estates Strategy

Meeting: 15/05/2024 - Cabinet (Item 12)

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Decision:

Cllr Carole Allaway Martin sought Cabinet approval to delegate authority to the Executive Director of Adult Social Care, Wellbeing and Communities in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care Commissioning to implement thepreferred option, to ensure provisions for residential and nursingservices can continue to be delivered in five homes, owned byGloucestershire County Council:

The Coombs (Forest of Dean)

Rodley House (Forest of Dean)

Henlow Court (Stroud)

GrevillHouse (Cheltenham)

Paternoster (Cotswolds)

 

Having considered all of the information, Cabinet noted the report and

 

 

RESOLVED to:

 

Delegate authority to the Executive Director of Adult Social Care, Wellbeing and Communities in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care Commissioning to:

1. Exercise the break clause and end the care contract with Gloucestershire Care Partnership with respect to the provision of residential and nursing care at the following five homes owned by Gloucestershire County Council:

a) The Coombs (Forest of Dean)

b) Rodley House (Forest of Dean)

c) Henlow Court (Stroud)

d) Grevill House (Cheltenham)

e) Paternoster (Cotswolds)

2. Conduct a competitive procurement process in respect of a 7-year framework agreement, with the option to call-off individual contracts for each care home for the supply of residential and nursing care provision

3. Award such Framework Agreement to the preferred

tenderer;

4. Award call-off contracts under the framework for the supply of residential and nursing Provision to the five homes listed in recommendation (1) above, for a period of 5 years with the option to extend for a further 2 years, whose combined aggregate value shall not exceed £53.9m (excluding

contractual inflation, if applicable)

5. The Framework Agreement shall make provision to call-off further contracts for the supply of residential and nursing care at additional homes (including new-build homes owned by Gloucestershire County Council and any that are returned to Gloucestershire Council Council) up to a total framework value of of £234 million (excluding contractual inflation, if applicable). Any such additional call-off contracts will be subject to a further Cabinet decision.

6. Note that the effect of exercising the break clause with respect to these five homes will not end the contract with our current provider in regard to the provision of care in the remaining four homes:

a) Millbrook Lodge (Tewkesbury)

b) Monkscroft Care Centre (Cheltenham)

c) Jubilee Lodge (Cotswolds)

d) Chestnut Court (Gloucester)

Minutes:

12.1   Cllr Carole Allaway Martin sought Cabinet approval to delegate authority to the Executive Director of Adult Social Care, Wellbeing and Communities in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care Commissioning to implement thepreferred option, to ensure provisions for residential and nursingservices can continue to be delivered in five homes, owned byGloucestershire County Council:

The Coombs (Forest of Dean)

Rodley House (Forest of Dean)

Henlow Court (Stroud)

Grevill House (Cheltenham)

Paternoster (Cotswolds)

 

12.2 Cabinet noted the recommendations in the report recognising their importance in order to continue the Council’s duty under the Care Act. The preferred option was to invoke the break clause in January 2025.

 

Having considered all of the information, Cabinet noted the report and

 

 

RESOLVED to:

 

Delegate authority to the Executive Director of Adult Social Care, Wellbeing and Communities in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care Commissioning to:

1. Exercise the break clause and end the care contract with Gloucestershire Care Partnership with respect to the provision of residential and nursing care at the following five homes owned by Gloucestershire County Council:

a) The Coombs (Forest of Dean)

b) Rodley House (Forest of Dean)

c) Henlow Court (Stroud)

d) Grevill House (Cheltenham)

e) Paternoster (Cotswolds)

2. Conduct a competitive procurement process in respect of a 7-year framework agreement, with the option to call-off individual contracts for each care home for the supply of residential and nursing care provision

3. Award such Framework Agreement to the preferredtenderer;

4. Award call-off contracts under the framework for the supply of residential and nursing Provision to the five homes listed in recommendation (1) above, for a period of 5 years with the option to extend for a further 2 years, whose combined aggregate value shall not exceed £53.9m (excluding contractual inflation, if applicable)

5. The Framework Agreement shall make provision to call-off further contracts for the supply of residential and nursing care at additional homes (including new-build homes owned by Gloucestershire County Council and any that are returned to Gloucestershire Council Council) up to a total framework value of of £234 million (excluding contractual inflation, if applicable). Any such additional call-off contracts will be subject to a further Cabinet decision.

6. Note that the effect of exercising the break clause with respect to these five homes will not end the contract with our current provider in regard to the provision of care in the remaining four homes:

a) Millbrook Lodge (Tewkesbury)

b) Monkscroft Care Centre (Cheltenham)

c) Jubilee Lodge (Cotswolds)

d) Chestnut Court (Gloucester)