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Officer Decisions

Head of Adult Social Care - Jan Ingram

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award the contract for CP1098-14 – Buildings Based Day Services (Entry Point 12), following a domestic tender Quotation process.

Decision Taken:

To award a contract (Subject to due diligence) to the below organisation(s) for the provision of the above contract. The contract will commence on 8th December 2014, for the period of 15 Months, with an option to extend for a further 6 months

Organisation(s) Name(s) and Address(es)
Four providers met the quality threshold at entry point 12.

Dawlish Gardens Trust, Marysfield, Port Road, Dawlish, EX7 0NX.
L & E Knight, Knight Farm, Rixham Farm, Cadbury, EX5 5LA.
Saffron Care Limited, Upper Hermosa Road, Teignmouth, TQ14 9JW.
Independence South West, Rockville House, 2a Rockville Park, Plymouth, PL9 7DG.

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken on the basis of supplier(s) achieving the minimum Quality threshold score for each evaluated Quality question.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

A competitive process was undertaken from which we received 6 bids for Entry point 12. These were considered as part of the formal evaluation process.

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:
Lee Webber, Procurment and Contracts Officer,, Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date:
5 October 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: