Carers & Young Carers Support Service (Invitation to Tender 2021)
The Carers and Young Carers Support Services offers much needed support to adult and young carers and their families; promotes a resilience-based approach by looking for strengths and opportunities to build on. The Carers and Young Carers Support Services are particularly important to improve the lives of this group of residents.
This contract will form part of the Council’s statutory duties under the Care Act 2014 including duties in regards to; promoting wellbeing (see section 1 of the Care Act 2014), prevention (see Section 2 of the Care Act 2014), information and advice (see Section 4 of the Care Act 2014), transition to adult care and support (see Sections 58-66 of the Care Act 2014) and, duty and power to meet carer’s need for support (see Section 20 of the Care Act 2014). This contract will also form part of the Council’s statutory duties under the Children and Families Act 2014 with regards to assessments for young carers.
The current contract is due to expire on 31st March 2021. The Council is seeking to award a 5-Year contract with break clauses at the end of years 3 and 4.
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