Decision details

Extension of the Home Care and Outreach Spot contracts

Decision Maker: CABINET

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes




That Cabinet agree to extend the current spot contracts for the provision of homecare and outreach awarded under the Dynamic Purchasing System to those providers set out in Appendix 1 until 26 October 2022 at an annual cost of up to £13.4 million.


Reasons for decision


Cabinet agreed to extend the Home Care and Outreach Contracts that are awarded on a spot basis to different organisations. The Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care noted the demand led nature of social care, where spot contracts would only be used where the main lead providers would be unable take on such services, either due to capacity issues or specialism.


Alternative options considered and rejected.




Relevant Select Committee

Families, Health & Wellbeing

Expiry date for any scrutiny call-in / date decision can be implemented (if no call-in)

5pm, Friday 1 April 2022

Officer(s) to action

Darren Thorpe


Social Care & Health



Whilst the Cabinet's decisions above are always made public, the officer report relating to this matter is not because it was considered in the private part of the meeting and contained information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the Authority holding that information) and the public interest in withholding the information outweighed the public interest in disclosing it in accordance with Section 100(A) and paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12 (A) to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).



Publication date: 25/03/2022

Date of decision: 24/03/2022

Decided at meeting: 24/03/2022 - CABINET

Effective from: 02/04/2022

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