Appropriate Adult Service Contract – Plymouth

Appropriate Adult Service Contract – Plymouth

The Appropriate Adult service will operate in accordance with the legal framework for the rights of people and the duty of care placed upon the local authority.

Opportunity Id
DN549424
Title
Appropriate Adult Service for Adults 18 years old and over
Categories
85000000-9 – Health and social work services
98000000-3 – Other community, social and personal services
Description

The Crime and Disorder Act 1998 requires that an ‘Appropriate Adult’ is present to support adults 18 years and over when they are: • interviewed by the Police – either as a voluntary attender, or under arrest; and/or • formally read their rights; and/or • formally charged; and/or • finger printed by the Police; and/or • searched by the Police (at a custody centre). Where no adult relative, guardian, carer, friend, neighbour or other adult known to the person (for example social worker, supported lodging host, teacher, etc.) is available, the Act places a statutory duty on local authorities to make provision for the role of ‘Appropriate Adult’. The Appropriate Adult service (the Service) will operate in accordance with the legal framework for the rights of people and the duty of care placed upon the local authority, including but not limited to: • PACE Code of Practice guidelines (under Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984) • Care Act 2014 • Equality Act 2010 Plymouth City Council are looking for an organisation to provide this service on its behalf

Region(s) of supply
Plymouth
Estimated value
N/A
Keywords
Appropriate Adult Service, Adults over 18 , Appropriate Adult Service Adults 18 and over, Appropriate Adult

Key dates

Estimated contract dates

Start date
01/07/2021
End date
30/06/2023

Contact details

Buyer
Plymouth City Council
Contact
Phil Bees
Telephone
01752 307532
Address
Floor 2
Plymouth
Devon
PL6 5UF

Expression of interest window

From 10/06/2021 13:00 to 21/06/2021 12:00