Issue - meetings


Meeting: 15/11/2023 - Cabinet (Item 5)


A report from the Executive Director - People is attached.  (Key decision – reference number 5617)


(This item contains exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 (information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person – including the authority holding that information) of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, as amended).

Additional documents:


Cllr Nesil Caliskan (Leader of the Council) introduced the report of the Executive Director – People, seeking approval of the award of the contract for Care and Support services at Reardon Court. The successful service provider offered high quality, value for money, and had significant experience and a good track record in existing extra care services.


The advantages of extra care support were detailed in response to Members’ questions. The construction of Reardon Court was noted to be underway.


Members confirmed they had taken into account the exempt information set out in the Part 2 (confidential) report included in the agenda.


DECISION:  The Cabinet agreed to:


I.  Approve the award of the contract for Care & support services at Reardon Court Extra Care Housing Scheme to the successful service Provider outlined in the corresponding Part 2 Appendix to the report for a contract period of five (5) years with an option to extend, at the sole discretion of the Council, for a further period or further periods of up to two years.


II.  Delegate authority to the Director of Health and Social Care to enter into the contract for Care and Support services at Reardon Court with the successful service provider outlined in the Part 2 Appendix to the report.


III.  Delegate the formal approval of the 2-year extensions period of the contract, subject to satisfactory performance, to the statutory Director of Health & Adult Social Care in consultation with the Cabinet member for Health and Adult Social Care.


IV.  Note that the construction of Reardon Court is scheduled to be completed in May 2024 and the recommendation is to award and enter into the contract prior to the completion of the building works to allow for up to 3-month mobilisation.


The report sets out the options considered, if any, and the reasons for the recommendations and the decision.


(Key decision – reference number 5617)