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Officer Decisions

Head of Adult Social Care - Sally Slade

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 organisation(s) for the provision of the above contract.  The contract extension will commence on 01/12/15, for the period of 6 Months, with an option to extend for a further 6 months.

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

Avens Healthcare Ltd, Camplehaye Residential Home, Lamerton, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8QD

Highlands Care Home, 56 St Leonards Road, Exeter EX2 4LS

Mr C Hampton, Proprietor, Lakenham Residential Care Home, Lakenham Hill, Northam, Bideford, Devon EX39 IJJ

PSP Healthcare Ltd, PSP House, Hung Road, Shirehampton, Bristol BS11 9XJ

South West Care Homes Ltd. 1 Davy Road, Plymouth Science Park, Plymouth PL6 8BX

Stonehaven Healthcare Ltd, Mardle House, Mardle way, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0NS

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken on the basis of an analysis of the contract Utilisation to extend the contract for 6 months.  The contract will reduce block beds from 21 beds across 9 provisions down to 1 bed at each of the provisions (9 in total).

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

Options were considered to extend the contract at the previous volume or to terminate the contract. Decision was based upon the SLT report Respite Block contracts MASTER.

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:
16 November 2015

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: