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Officer Decisions

Senior Manager Commissioning - Markets - Market Management Team - Nicola Tribble

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award the contract for Block Bed Arrangement.

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 start on 1st June 2022 and be reviewed on a month-by-month basis.

Fernbank House Care Homes Limited (Mr &Mrs T Leek), Torrs Park
Ilfracombe EX34 8AZ

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken based to extend the existing block bed purchase agreement dated the 16/08/2021. And the longer-term requirement will be subject to further funding being available which will be reviewed on a month-by- month basis. Funding was agreed by Stella Doble Assistant Director.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:


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 conflicts of interest.

Contact for enquiries/further information:
Jeremy Smyth, Contract and Business Relations Officer - Email: Tel: 01392 382293
Decision Date:
1 June 2022

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: