Domiciliary (home) care is the provision of personal care and practical support that is necessary to maintain a Individuals measure of health, well-being, hygiene and safety This mainly includes provision of the regulated activity of personal care to a person from the comfort of their own home for people who are unable to provide it for themselves, because of old age, illness or disability. Care workers go into people's homes to help with the day to day aspects of living. Home care is flexible and can be anything from a couple of visits a week right through to 24/7 live in care. Providers who provide the personal care element must be CQC registered. Usually people who receive home care service are aged 65 and over. Supported Living is a service designed to help people with a wide range of support needs retain their independence by being supported in their own home. People in supported living are usually aged between 18-64 and may live with their family or have their own tenancy as part of a shared accommodation and are responsible for their own bills and cost of living. To afford these, the person may be entitled to a wide range of benefits and grants. In single person supported living, they will also have their own front door. At present home care and supported living is commissioned on a spot (one-off purchase) basis where instead we want to move to partnership working with a framework or DPS of pre-qualified providers. The future opportunity sets to procure both of these services in line with both procurement regulations and ensuring value for money. We are issuing this Prior Information Notice to seek views of providers on the how these services could be structured in the future. Further information is available at the ProContract portal advert.
Mr Iftkhar Ahmed
Contract value: 74000000-74000000
Published: 11 Aug 2020, Receipt by: 26 Aug 2020
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