Decision details

Procurement of an Interim Home Care Framework Contract

Reference: D57175

Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Brief Description

To commission an interim home care services contract to start on expiry of the current community home care contract, whilst the Community Health and Wellbeing Service pilot is ongoing. 

Impact On Wards

n/a – this is a city wide service.

Financial and procurement implications

Home Care is a statutory service that the Council is required to provide by law. The annual value is dictated by demand but is approximately £47m based on current demand and prices.

Partnership working




The Director of Adults and Health approved the procurement of a new Interim Home Care Contract, the value of this will be approximately £43.5m annually based on current demand. The agreement will be for the period of 1st April 2024 to 31st March 2027 b. The Director of Adults and Health noted that the Head of Commissioning, Contracts and Business Development, Older Adults, will oversee the implementation of this decision

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

The home care provider market will be consulted with, on the operation of the new interim contract through a series of consultation events during September and October 2023.


The home care provider market.

The Executive Member for Adult Social Care, Public Health and Active Lifestyles.

Contact: Mark Phillott, Commissioning Manager 0113 37 83923 Email:

Publication date: 13/02/2024

Date of decision: 21/02/2024

Effective from: 29/02/2024

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