Residential Placement for 15 Year Old Male – 2020-2021

Residential Placement for 15 Year Old Male – 2020-2021

Durham County Council are seeking a planned move to a solo residential placement for a 15 year old male.

Opportunity Id
DN489359
Title
Solo residential placement for 15 year old male
Categories
85000000 – Healthcare Services
Description
Durham County Council are seeking a planned move to a solo residential placement for a 15 year old male. He is currently in hospital under Section 3 of the Mental Health Act and is receiving treatment for psychosis. His medication at present appears to be managing his ADHD and stabilising psychotic behaviours. Before moving to hospital the young person had a wide group of friends and was very sociable. he is a very likeable young man and quickly builds up rapport with staff. he has a cheeky personality a good sense of humour and can be very affectionate. his parents describe him as a caring and funny character who is very loyal to his family and friends. He is a young man who likes to be occupied with a range of interests. He engages in a variety of activities, he enjoys playing football, going swimming, going on a bus ride and playing pool. he has recently expressed an interest in outdoor pursuits. Risks include sensory seeking behaviours, absconding, aggressive impulsive behaviour, sexually inappropriate behaviour. Support package including bespoke training to staff can be arranged for the successful provider.
Region(s) of supply
Durham CC
Estimated value
N/A
Keywords
solo, residential, children and young people, residential care, placement

Key dates

Estimated contract dates
Start date
17/08/2020
End date
26/07/2021

Contact details

Buyer
Durham County Council
Contact
Mrs Michelle Thompson

Expression of interest window

From 27/07/2020 16:30 to 10/08/2020 10:00