Decision details

Contract Award for School Age Speech and Language Therapy Services

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children's Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


1)              The Cabinet Member for Children’s Services approved the recommendation to award a contract to Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) for SLT services for Children and Young People from school age up to 25 for a period of 24 months commencing on 1st October 2020. The contract values were outlined in section 7 of the report.


1)              The current contract for the delivery of SLT Services (School Age to 25) was awarded in March 2019. This contract agreed to an award of 12 months with the option to extend for 6 months.

2)              The optional 6 month extension was taken up by the Executive Director for Children’s Services in March 2020 just before lockdown to ensure that the service were able to maintain delivery both of SLT and Covid Support Services locally.

3)              The current arrangement came to an end on 30th September 2020 and the paper proposed a new award to CLCH to continue delivering SLT services.


Publication date: 21/12/2020

Date of decision: 21/12/2020

Effective from: 31/12/2020

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