Published date: 4 May 2021

Last edited date: 4 May 2021

This notice was replaced on 4 May 2021

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Opportunity (published 4 May 2021, last edited 20 May 2021)

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Contract summary


  • Health and social work services - 85000000

Location of contract

South East

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

4 May 2021

Closing date

8 June 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 September 2021

Contract end date

31 August 2026

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure

A two-stage procedure, where the first stage is used to select suppliers, who are then invited to bid in the second stage.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Wokingham Borough Council is seeking to establish a Framework which uses the Light Touch Regime allowances of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 for the provision of Domiciliary / Home Care and Supported Living. The framework will be used to procure both Home Care and Supported Living services to allow the right care to be delivered to residents which is efficient, sustainable, cost effective and in line with procurement regulations to support them towards reablement and independence within the community.
All suitably qualified providers are invited to send an application to join the framework. The Council will evaluate applications in line with the criteria as set out in this document; all Providers that meet the entry criteria will be placed onto the framework.
The framework is divided into lots to reflect the different demands of care although a range of care packages will be called-off through each lot to include physically assistive home care, dementia home care, mental health services, learning difficulties service, and reablement care.
Providers may apply for singular, multiple or all Lots as they wish. The Lots are detailed below:
Lot 1 Homecare Support - Central Region
Lot 2 Homecare Support - North
Lot 3 Homecare Support - South
Lot 4 Discharge to Assess
Lot 5 Supported Living Support - Accommodation Based Support
Lot 6 Supported Living Support CQC Registered
Lot 7 Supported Living Support - Non- CQC Registered
Lot 8 Individuals with Complex Needs

More information

Previous notice about this procurement


  • Opportunity
  • Published 4 May 2021, last edited 4 May 2021


About the buyer

Contact name

Penny Taylor


Civic Offices
Shute End
RG40 1BN


+44 1189746000