“Supported Living care services provide individuals with disabilities and mental health conditions the support they need to be as independent as they wish.
After talking with individuals who benefit from Supported Living care services, care providers and other stakeholders, we have developed a commissioning plan to ensure that we get the best possible quality of care, the outcomes that individuals want and value for money.”
Julia Jessel, Cabinet Member for Health and Care
Reasons for the Decision – To consider the commissioning plan for Supported Living care services in Staffordshire and to delegate authority for the award of contracts.
Decision – (a) That the commissioning plan for procurement of a Flexible Framework for Supported Living care services in Staffordshire be approved.
(b) That authority be delegated to the Director of Health and Care to appoint successful care providers to the Flexible Framework for Supported Living care services and to award call-off contracts under the Flexible Framework for Supported Living care services as detailed in the report.
(c) That authority be delegated to the Director of Health and Care to extend the current Dynamic Purchasing System for contracting Supported Living care services up to 01 July 2025 to cover the period of transition to the new contracts.