Issue details

Approval to continue to call off from the Active Homecare Framework

Cabinet is asked to approve the decision  to maintain the current supply arrangements with the existing

providers on the Council's homecare framework, awarding contracts that run

until end of 2025.

Providers currently part of the framework (including any successful in joining

through evaluation of the outstanding applications) to continue offering services,

via mini competition, up to end of December 2025.

A mini competition happens when any new package of care is offered to all

providers on the framework at the same time through an electronic system. The

first provider to respond, who can also meet the requirements of the care

package (eg can deliver care at the times of day requested), is the successful


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/07/2021

Decision due: 15 Sep 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Care Services

Lead director: Director, Adult Social Care & Health

Contact: Sandy Foskett Email:

Consultation process

Business partners, procurement and Framework Providers (contract meetings and Homecare forum meetings)