Public Sector Network Tender Alert


Learning Disability Open Framework Agreement for Providers in Somerset (DPS)

Somerset County Council wishes to establish an Open Framework Agreement under which to procure care services for adults with a particular focus on Adults with Learning Disabilities within Somerset via the Proactis portal The total value of the Open Framework over the agreement period for all service areas is GBP 60,000,000 Somerset County Council has a duty to provide a package of care for Adults with a particular focus on Adults with Learning Disabilities in Somerset. There is a need to provide Supported Living and Domiciliary care to aid people to live where they choose and get the care they need to do so. Employment support is an essential service the council look to provide; the councils commissioning intentions are to get at least 1 in 5 people into paid jobs or self- employment by 2025. Other services include Residential Care including Short Breaks and also Daytime Support. The outcomes focused service specifications that relate to these services have been coproduced with customers and carers. They focus on promoting independence, choice, control and integration with communities. Somerset County Council is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) To register an interest please visit and search latest opportunities for Somerset CC and view the advert. The framework is split into service areas; providers will be able to express an interest for one or more service area(s) as follows - · Service Area 1 - Supported Living · Service Area 2 - Domiciliary Care · Service Area 3 - Employment Support · Service Area 4 - Residential Care Including Short Breaks · Service Area 5 - Daytime Support


Kate Williams
County Hall
United Kingdom

Contract value: 60000000-60000000

Published: 16 Jul 2020, Receipt by: 31 Aug 2021