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