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Contract Register - Children's Residential Care

Contract Number: 0311
Contract Category: Social Care
Contract Team: Care
Procurement Lead: Nicola Burleigh
Contract Type: Framework Agreement
Start Date: 01 Apr 2014
End Date: 31 Mar 2016
Extension Period Option: 24 months
Extension Date: 31 Mar 2018
Estimated Value (excl VAT): £300,000,000
Date of Award: 13 Aug 2014


This Framework Agreement supports councils to make placements within independent children’s residential care, care and education, residential short breaks and day education services.

Main Users:

This national framework agreement has been developed to meet the needs of social care and education services within Scotland’s local authorities.

Service Options:

Option 1 - Residential Care
Option 2 - Residential Care and Education
Option 3 - Residential Short Breaks
Option 4 - Day Education


The national framework agreement provides placing authorities with clear and transparent pricing information which confirms which services are included within the Agreed Fee and the cost of any additional services available. Fees will remain fixed until 31st March 2016, subject thereafter to annual review with any fee amendments taking effect on the 1st April of each year. The Framework Terms and Conditions, Individual Placement Terms and Service Specifications clearly set out the roles and responsibilities of the contracting parties, promoting better engagement and communication between parties. The collection of quarterly management information will help to improve the quality of information available relating to spend with providers and placement trends. The Framework Agreement places a strong focus on the quality of service delivered with the principles of Getting it Right for Every Child at the heart of the Framework Agreement.

Contact Information:

Framework Owner: Nicola Burleigh
Telephone: 0141 618 4962

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Aberlour Child Care Trust
Active 8 Care Limited
Applied Care And Development Limited
Archway (respite Care & Housing) Limited
Bachlaw Limited
Balnacraig School
Cambian Whinfell School Ltd
Camphill Rudolf Steiner Schools Limited
Capability Scotland
Care Visions Group Limited
Church Of Scotland (trading As Crossreach)
Common Thread Limited
East Park School
Hesley Group Limited
Hillside School (aberdour) Limited
Keys Child Care Limited
Keys Cromlet Care Limited
Keys Education Limited
Kibble Education & Care Centre
Moore House School Limited
Priory Education Services Limited
Radical Services Limited
Roc Northwest Limited
Royal Blind Asylum & School
Scottish Autism
Sense Scotland
Spark Of Genius (training) Limited
Speyside Trust
St Philips School Plains
The Mungo Foundation
The Scottish Centre For Children With Motor Impairments