Decision details

Social Support Services for Older People Award of Contract OKD72 20/21

Decision Maker: Interim Director of Public Health

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


In December 2020 the decision was made to award 11 new Social Support contracts for Older People. The new services will support older people to remain independent and maintain their health and well-being.


In accordance with Key Decision AH10 20/21 in December 2020, a procurement exercise is being undertaken to replace the contracts for 6 Social Support Services which expire on 30th June 2021 and contribute to the fulfilment of West Sussex County Council objectives for A strong, safe and sustainable place and Independence for later life.


The Interim Director Public Health will be asked to award the contract(s) to the successful bidders in April 2021 to start on 1st July 2021. The contract (s) will have an initial term of 5 years with the option to extend for up to a further 2 years.



The Interim Director for Public Health has approved the award of the contracts to the Service Providers named in this report. The services will commence from 1st July 2021 with a five-year initial period to 30th June 2026, with the option to extend for a further period or periods of up to two years.


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Publication date: 06/04/2021

Date of decision: 06/04/2021

Date comes into force if not called in: 16/04/2021

Call-in deadline date: 15/04/2021

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