Regulation 44 Service for Cumbria’s Children’s Homes

To undertake Regulation 44 visiting and reporting for each of the council’s children’s homes on behalf of the council.

Opportunity Id
DN641323
Title
Regulation 44 Service for Cumbria’s Children’s Homes
Categories
85300000-2 – Social work and related services
Description

The council is procuring a Regulation 44 Service for Cumbria’s Children’s Homes. The overall aim of this service is for the provider to undertake Regulation 44 visiting and reporting for each of the council’s children’s homes on behalf of the council, in line with statutory requirements, relevant guidance and any updates to these. The council has the responsibility to ensure that its children’s homes provide high quality care and accommodation to children looked after. Children’s residential homes are subject to Ofsted requirements, Quality Care Standards and Statutory Regulations. The service provided will work with the council to ensure that high standards are maintained. Please refer to the service specification for more details.

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Cumbria is currently undergoing a Local Government Reorganisation and from 1st April 2023, Cumbria County Council and the six district councils will cease to exist and will be replaced by two new unitary councils – Cumberland Council and Westmorland and Furness Council.  Please read the tender documents for further details.

Region(s) of supply
Cumbria
Estimated value
N/A
Keywords
children’s residential homes, regulation 44, children’s homes

Key dates

Estimated contract dates

Start date
01/04/2023
End date
31/03/2025

Contact details

Buyer
Cumbria County Council
Contact
Jacqui Sullivan
Telephone
01228 226298
Address
Cumbria House
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA1 1RD

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