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Decision details

Carers Services

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Proposed procurement approach of services for Adult Carers and Young Carers decision.




A. That Cabinet approved the procurement approach for the provision of Carers Services for adult carers of adults. The contract term is for 5 years (April 2024 to March 2029) with an estimated contract value of £1,700,000. B. That Cabinet approves the procurement approach for the provision of assessment and support packages to meet the specific needs of young carers aged 5 to 18 and their families in Merton on a term of 5 years, (April 2024 up to March 2029), with an estimated total contract value of £375,000. C. That Cabinet approves that authority for the award of contracts and any consequent extension provision be delegated to the Executive Directors of Adult Social Care, Integrated Health and Public Health and Children’s, Lifelong Learning and Families (CLLF) through the Departmental Procurement Groups.

Report author: Heather Begg

Publication date: 20/09/2023

Date of decision: 18/09/2023

Decided at meeting: 18/09/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 26/09/2023

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