Decision details

Ten Year Contract - Southend Care Limited

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Cabinet considered a report of the Executive Director (Adults and Communities) setting out the proposed ten-year contract with Southend Care Limited to deliver adult care.




That the Council enter into a 10-year agreement with Southend Care Limited, as set out in the submitted report.


Reasons for decision:


The services provided (support at home, daytime support, residential care and provider of last resort support) are necessary for the residents of Southend.  The partnership with Southend Care Limited and the development plans in place offer substantial value to the Council and to the residents of Southend.


Other options:


To bring the services back into direct local authority control or offering the services to the private, independent and voluntary sector market.  Both options are not recommended.


Note: This is an Executive Function

Eligible for call-in to: People Scrutiny Committee

Cabinet Member: Cllr Nevin



Report author: Benedict Leigh

Publication date: 14/01/2022

Date of decision: 13/01/2022

Decided at meeting: 13/01/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 22/01/2022

Accompanying Documents:


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