Short Breaks for Children with Disabilities – Dorset

Short Breaks for Children with Disabilities – Dorset

Re-opening of Short Breaks for Children who are Disabled and/or have Complex Health Needs 2016 – 2017.

Dorset County Council

Contract summary


Other Services

Location of contract

South West

Value of contract (£)


Published date

14 November 2016

Closing date

06 December 2016

Contract start date

15 January 2017

Contract end date

26 March 2019


Project Scope: We are looking to secure suitable service providers to join appropriate frameworks in order to provide a range of short break opportunities for children, young people and their carers. The Framework categories are: Framework Category 1: Specialist Residential overnight short breaks Framework Category 2: Specialist Saturday, after school and holiday short break sessions based in Weymouth area Framework Category 3: Specialist Saturday, after school and holiday short break sessions Framework Category 4: Sessional services (at home or in the community) including befriending/buddy/PA schemes Framework Category 5: After school, holiday and weekend play, sports and activity sessions for all ages Framework Category 6: Activity, day and evening sessions for young people aged 15-18 years Category 1 – 3 Support for Children and Young People, from providers who successfully gain a place on a framework will be called-off the framework by the Children who are Disabled Teams, Children’s Services, working alongside the families, who meet the threshold to receive this support Category 4 – 6 Once Providers are successfully onto the frameworks, a mini competition will be ran annually at the start of the financial year in order to allocate funds and define support for the year.

About the buyer

Contact name

Greg Jackson


Dorset County Council

County Hall





+44 1305221657



Other information

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided.


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