Decision details

South West regional framework for residential care for people with a learning difficulty and/or autism

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval to use the South West regional framework to purchase Residential care for people with learning difficulties and or autism when required.




  1. Approved Bristol City Council’s use of the South West Regional LD Residential Framework for any placements made outside of Bristol within the South West for four years plus two one-year extensions, and for a maximum value of £5,622,240 (£1,405,560 a year). This Framework comes with no commitment to spend with any provider or to spend at all if placements aren’t required.
  2. Authorised the Executive Director of People in consultation with the Cabinet Member Adult Social Care to take all steps required to implement the use of the framework where necessary to meet the demand of Bristol residents, when appropriate to do so.


Report author: Helen Pitches

Publication date: 18/01/2022

Date of decision: 18/01/2022

Decided at meeting: 18/01/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 28/01/2022

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