Supported Accommodation

A Prior Information Notice (Social)

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Future Contract (Services)
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22 Mar 2021
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The Supported Accommodation projects which relate to the proposed tender are: - Flatt Road, Largs (22 units:16 x 1 bed & 6 x 2 bed plus staff base). Anticipated Construction Completion: Summer 2021; and - Caley Court, Stevenston (15 units: 12 x 1 bed & 3 x 2 bed plus staff base). Anticipated Construction Completion January/February 2022. Eligibility criteria are that potential tenants have either a Learning Disability, Physical Disability or Mental Health difficulty. The scope of the tender exercise to be undertaken is to appoint a single Service Provider to each of the developments in Largs and Stevenston. This newly tendered provider would operate the staff base and provide support to all tenants. Service Users will have access to onsite availability of support staff on a 24-hour basis; 7 days a week; 365(6) days a year for personal and non personal care on a planned and unplanned/emergency basis. This includes provision of sleeping/waking night services. The service will support Individuals to live as independently as possible, encouraging the Individual to participate in their local community. The ethos of the service will be to enable an Individual to have as much control as possible over their own life while protecting them and others from unnecessary harm. Core service delivery will include:- - Support Planning. The Provider will consult, involve and include the Service User, Health and Social Care professionals, family and significant others, as appropriate, in all aspects of their support planning. - Outcomes development and measurement. Service Users will have individualised outcomes to be met in innovative and flexible ways. - Personal care: Direct assistance with or encouragement with tasks related to daily living and health care needs. For example, assistance with getting out of bed, washing and dressing. - Housing support. For example, Assistance with maintaining cleanliness, adaptions, repairs, cooking safety, and the reporting of any faults to the appropriate department. - Practical Support. For example, Informal day to day advice on personal hygiene and appearance; dispose of household waste; or support with SMART Technology. It is anticipated that there are opportunities for efficiencies in the provision of sleeping/waking night services. North Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership has committed to the Charter for Involvement and the provider will be required to evidence the embodiment of the Charter’s twelve statements throughout all aspects of service delivery.

Lot Division

1 Flat Road Largs Supported Accommodation development
2 Caley Court Stevenston Supported Accommodation development

CPV Codes

  • 85311000 - Social work services with accommodation


Other Information

The Service will be delivered from the staff base in each Supported Accommodation development and within the community. Flexibility in service delivery will be required taking into account individual circumstances. There will be a phased approach to the commencement of contracts for each lot based on build completion date and mobilisation of service users into tenancies. Provider engagement with the commissioner is planned pre-tender. If potential bidders are interested indicate your preference of dates by completing and returning the attached PIN questionnaire by email to before close of business 16th April 2021. Providers must be registered with the Care Inspectorate as Housing Support with Care at Home or be registered as such prior to the contract start date. Registration will be maintained throughout the duration of the contract. NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at (SC Ref:646011)