Issue details

Extension to the Dynamic Purchasing System Agreement for the supply of Residential and Nursing Care home placements

Shared Lives is a service where people with assessed eligible social care needs share the home of a specially recruited and trained carer and their family. The Council’s current contract for the Shared Lives service is due to expire on 31st March 2024. The recommendation is to recommission the service to provide continuity of care for individuals and ensure continued delivery of a good quality service which is value for money.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/07/2023

Decision due: 20 Sep 2023 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Health and Care

Lead director: Director for Health and Care

Department: Health and Care

Contact: Andrew Jepps Email: Tel: 01785 278557.


Adult social care workforce, procurement and contract management.

Public or Private Decision: Public

Service Area: Learning Disability, Mental Health, Autism and Carers Commissioning Team - Care Commissioning.


Agenda items


  • The Recommission of Shared Lives