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Officer Decisions

Head of Adult Commissioning and Public Health - Tim Golby

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award the contract for CP1329-16(3) – Supporting Independence, following an OJEU EU tender process. OJEU Ref
2019/S 058-134932.
Supporting Independence is a contract consisting of two Open Framework Agreements, each with three subsequent annual entry points.
Lot 1 – Group Based Care and Support
Lot 2 – Individualised Care and Support

Decision Taken:

To award a contract to the below organisations for the provision of the above contract. The contract will commence on 1st October 2019 for the period of 12 Months, with an option to extend for a further 12 months.

Ageing Well
Apple Tree Farm
Atlantic Way Care Ltd
Carmel Care & Support
Holsworthy Health Care Ltd
Independent Living SW Limited
LinK Support Exeter Ltd
Mi Casa Care Ltd
Oakford Services CIC
Pioneering Independence Ltd
Southcott Support Services Ltd
Unicare Devon
You First Support Services CIC

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken on the basis of supplier(s) achieving the minimum quality threshold as per the tender requirements.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

An option appraisal was undertaken to consider all elements of the services required, from this a competitive tender process was undertaken for a contract that consisted of 2 frameworks Lot 1 Group Based Care and Support and Lot 2 Individualised Care and Support.

Details of any conflict of interest and dispensation granted to the Officer taking the decision or by any Member of the Council in delegating responsibility for any specific express delegation:

There were no conflicts of interest.

Contact for enquiries/further information:
William Reed Position: Procurement and Contracts Officer - Services Email: Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date:
29 August 2019

A copy of this decision and any supporting documentation considered by the Officer taking this decision may also be made available or inspection by the public at the Council’s Offices or posted upon payment of any copying and postage charges. Any member of the public wishing to take up either of these options is asked to please ring 01392 382888 or email: