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Officer Decisions

Head of Adult Social Care - Keri Storey

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to extend the contract for CP1073-13 Care Home Based Respite Services for Older People.

Decision Taken:

To extend a contract (Subject to due diligence) to the below organisations(s) for the provision of the above contract. The second contract extension will commence on 01/06/15, for the period of 5 Months ending on 30/10/16.

Organisation(s) Name(s) and Address(es)

Avens Care Homes Ltd, Camplehaye Residential Home, Lamerton, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8QD – (Camplehaye Residential Home)

Lakenham Residential Care Home, Lakenham Hill, Northam, Bideford, Devon EX39 IJJ

South West Care Homes Ltd, 1 Davy Road, Plymouth Science Park, Plymouth, PL6 8BX (The Firs, Ashfield and Kenwyn)

Stonehaven Healthcare Ltd, Mardle House, Mardle way, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0NS (The Manor)

The following contracts were not extended:

Avens Care Homes Ltd, Camplehaye Residential Home, Lamerton, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8QD – (Prestbury Court, Bovey Tracey)

Ilfracombe Care Village Limited previously trading as “Edenmore Nursing Home T/A PSP Healthcare Limited”

Highlands Care Homes Ltd, 56 St Leonards Road, Exeter EX2 4LS

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken on the basis of an analysis of the contract Utilisation and quality suspensions for the contract to date. The contract will extend at 6 of the 9 care homes for a further 5 months.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

Options were considered to extend the contract at the previous volume or to terminate the contract. The decision was based upon the contracts utilisation figures.

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:

No conflict of interest applicable to this contract award.

Contact for enquiries/further information:
Paul Collinge, Commissioning Manager (Adult Social Care), Email:, Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date:
2 May 2016

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: