Decision details

New Supported Living Dynamic Purchasing System

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Commissioning of a DPS to enable the Call Off of Adult Learning Disability, Autism, Mental Health and Physical Disability Supported Living placements.


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“We are committed to supporting adults with disabilities to live full, independent lives in Staffordshire and will continue to put as much control as possible in people’s hands.


This change will introduce greater flexibility in matching the provision of support to the needs of the individual and will continue to provide the highest standards of care.”


Alan White, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Health Care and Wellbeing


Reasons for the Decision – The current Learning Disability and/or Autistic Spectrum Condition Community Support Framework is due to cease on 30 September 2019 and consideration needs to be given to the procurement of Supported Living placements from 1 October 2019.


Decision – (a) That the use of a dynamic purchasing system to procure and contract for Supported Living placements for adults be approved.


(b) That the award of ongoing Call Off contracts via the dynamic purchasing system be delegated to the Director of Health and Care.

Report author: Richard Deacon

Publication date: 16/05/2019

Date of decision: 15/05/2019

Decided at meeting: 15/05/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 22/05/2019

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