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Officer Decisions

Head of Adult Social Care - Sally Slade

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to extend the current contract for CP988-14 – South Devon Blocks – Dartmouth & Kingsbridge.

Decision Taken:

To extend the contract to the organisations below for the provision of the above contract. The extension will commence on 1st May 2015, for the period of 12 Months.

Kingsbridge Block: Quality Care Devon Ltd, 21 Starpitten Grove, Torquay, TQ2 8BX

Dartsmouth Block: Sanctuary Home Care Ltd, Chamber Court, Castle Street Worcester, WR1 3ZQ

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken on the basis of supplier(s) achieving the highest overall score within a best value tender (optimum combination of whole-life costs and quality) in line with the European Procurement Directives award procedure of Most Economically Advantageous Tender (MEAT).

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

A competitive process was undertaken in February 2014 from which 4 bids were received for the Dartmouth Block and 6 bids were received for the Kingsbridge Block 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:


Contact for enquiries/further information:
Christopher Dorain, Category Manager - People, email: , Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date:
27 April 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: