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- Contract (Services)
- 6 year
- 27 May 2021
- 24 Sep 2021 to 23 Sep 2027
- 08 Jul 2021 11:00
East Sussex CC:
East Sussex County Council requires a single care provider to provide care and support for adults with learning disabilities, at five residential care settings in the Hastings and Rother area. All five residential care settings require a 24-hour Care and Support. Many of the Clients living within the Hastings and Rother residential properties were supported to move into these services in 1997, following the closure of long stay hospitals for people with a learning disability, in line with national policy.
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Many of the Clients living within the Hastings and Rother residential properties were supported to move into these services in 1997, following the closure of long stay hospitals for people with a learning disability, in line with national policy.The overall purpose of the specified services is to:• Provide person centred and flexible personal care and support, to enable the Clients receiving support to develop and maintain their independence within these community settings • Provide a support environment that minimises unnecessary restrictions on freedom of movement and choice in peoples’ lives• Develop an understanding of the frequency, patterns and reasons for an individuals’ challenging behaviour • Develop support plans that deliver effective support to reduce frequency and severity of incidents of challenging behaviour• Promote social inclusion and social capital • Promote health, wellbeing and personal safety• Support access to the community and community activities, using appropriate modes of transport in line with individual support plans and available resources • To work with ESCC to agree the most appropriate service(s) that could be deregistered and reconfigured into a supported living model over the life of the contract • To, in principle, provide some fixed-term placements for adults with a learning disability. This would be with the acknowledgement that the service provider would need to have agreement from the CQC, and this provision is reflected in their statement of purpose. It would be essential to ensure Client compatibility and that Clients and their representatives are consulted on any plans for short term placements within the respective home. Additional information: 11.2.6 Estimate Value includes the possible extension.11.2.7 Contract Duration is for a certain period of 6 years. There will be a possible extension period of up to 24 months.
Retendered approximately 18 months before the end date.
- 85000000 - Health and social work services
- This is a one-off contract (no recurrence)
- Renewals are available.
- Professional qualifications are sought.
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- FTS 011869-2021