Issue details

Mental Health Accommodation and Community Support Provision

A 3 year contract was awarded to Certitude to run from 1 April 2011 to 31 March 2014, with an option to extend for a further 2 years, of which 18 months has been utilised.
This contract is now due to end on 30 September 2015 and this report requests approval to take-up the remaining 6 month contract extension option.
A further 12-month contract extension under waiver is also requested as well as an option to extend for an additional 12 months in order to cover any delays and contingencies. With the new contract extension options the contract term will now run from 1 October 2015 to 31 March 2017, or 31 March 2018 if the additional 12 month extension option is utilised.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: 2. Financial;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/08/2015

Decision due: 6 Jan 2016 by Cabinet Member for the Voluntary Sector and Leisure

First appeared on forward plan: 28/08/2015

Lead director: Strategic Director: Integrated Health and Adults Care

Department: Adults and Health

Contact: Karen Clarke Email:

Consultation process

The Lambeth Collaborative holds regular co-production sessions with people using services and providers to consider how to transform mental health services across the borough.
The provider also regularly consults and involves people using their services in order to ensure that the support provided meets their needs. The provider will act upon recommendations from individual service users, house meetings and MH tenant forums.