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Decision details

Approval to tender Accommodation Based Services

Decision Maker: Mayor and Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Having considered a confidential officer report and a presentation by the

Deputy Mayor, Councillor Chris Best, the Mayor and Cabinet for the reasons

set out in the report:


RESOLVED by six votes to nil that:


(1) the following services be procured under the current joint (with LB

Southwark) Supported Accommodation Commissioning Framework,

established in 2015:


           Lewisham Vulnerable Adult Assessment Centre, including the

dispersed units at Evelyn Street –  at a stated current contract value

pa(Currently delivered by St Mungo’s)


           Young Persons specialist services in North Lewisham and Perry Vale –

at a stated current contract value pa (currently delivered by Centrepoint)


           Lewisham Mental Health Specialist service (Edward Street), including

the Adult Placement Scheme – at a stated current contract value pa –

including funding received from South London and Maudsley NHS Trust

(SLAM) (currently delivered by Certitude);


(2) these contracts be procured for an initial three years followed by an

additional two years based on strategic need and performance with standard

6 month termination clauses;


(3) Mayor and Cabinet receive a further report in December 2018 outlining the

outcome of the procurement process and seeking approval for the issuing on

new contracts; and


(4) The maximum total value of all contracts and extensions in this report is at

costs stated although the procurement process is designed to drive cost

reductions wherever possible.

Publication date: 21/09/2018

Date of decision: 20/09/2018

Decided at meeting: 20/09/2018 - Mayor and Cabinet

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