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What is the opportunity?

Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit use the SProc.Net portal for their Care Homes (Staffordshire) 2020 category. This is a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS), allowing any provider who meets the criteria to offer their services to Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit.

This approach opens up the market, giving all Providers equal opportunity to offer to provide care to service users. MLCSU utilise SProc.Net to manage this commissioning approach along with the billing process, improving cash flow to Providers with weekly payments.

If you are a provider of Care Homes and wish to join the portal, please view the below walkthrough video and documentation to find out more.


Becoming an approved Care Homes provider for Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit via their DPS hosted on SProc.Net offers several benefits.

Full transparency over contracts being awarded

Receive instant notifications of care package opportunities

Efficient and streamlined payments against care packages

Access to dedicated system support

Open for new providers to join at any time

Market Shaping

Est. Annual Spend: £26m

Dementia - 37%
Fast Track - 33%
Challenging Behaviour - 20%
General Nursing - 8%
Mental Health - 2%
Learning Disability - 1%
Physical Disability - <1%

The estimated annual spend breakdown for this opportunity is listed within the accompanying bar chart. This is taken from the last calendar year and is subject to changing demand. 

For further information on the expected future needs of the market for this service area, please speak to the Public Sector authority directly or view the latest Market Position Statement below (if available)