Issue details

Short Break Services for Family and Friends Carers (Adults)

The County Council is committed to providing at home planned respite services for carers across the County and a range of away from home respite services delivered within the District and Borough boundaries.

 

Key Decision AH03(18/19) approved the procurement of the recommissioning of the Carers Short Break Services. Accordingly experienced providers have been procured through a compliant, open and competitive procurement.

 

The Executive Director, Children’s, Adults’, Families, Health and Education has delegated powers to award the Contract to the bidders that provides the most advantageous tender. This report seeks the approval of the Executive Director, Children’s, Adults’, Families, Health and Education to make the contract award.

 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/11/2018

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Decision due: January 2019 by Executive Director Children, Adults, Families, Health and Education

Lead director: Kim Curry

Contact: Mark Greening, Carers Commissioning Manager Email: mark.greening@westsussex.gov.uk Tel: 033 022 23758.

Consultation process

Extensive stakeholder consultation and engagement including all partners on the Carers Strategic Partnership Group.  In addition, Carer Support West Sussex undertook an extensive survey of carers regarding respite experiences to inform the re-commissioning process.

 

Representations concerning this proposed decision can be made to the Executive Director Children, Adults, Families, Health and Education, via the officer contact, by the beginning of the month in which the decision is due to be taken.

 

Democratic Services Contact: Erica Keegan Tel: 033 022 26050

West Sussex Plan Priority: A Safe, Strong and Sustainable Place

Decisions

Background papers

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