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Advocacy for Adults Procurement Strategy Commissioning & Procurement Strategy Report

This report seeks approval to commence the procurement of a new Advocacy Service to ensure the council meets its statutory duty in providing an Advocacy Service under the Care Act 2014 and Care and Support Advocacy Service Regulations 2014 from the 1st of October 2024. Approve the commissioning intentions and procurement strategy which are in line with Croydon’s Tender & Contracts Regulations and PCR 2015, detailed in this report, for the recommissioning of Croydon’s statutory Advocacy Service for a period of 7 years for a maximum estimated total contract value of £2,263,631.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £1,000,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/10/2023

Financial Impact: Expenditure or savings of up to £5,000,000;

Decision due: Not before 8th Nov 2023 by Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Social Care

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Social Care

Lead director: Corporate Director of Adult Social Care & Health

Department: Adult Social Care Directorate

Contact: Thomas Taylor, Senior Contract and Commissioning Officer for Mental Health Email: