Tender for Specialist Overnight Short Breaks for Children with Disabilities – Cumbria

Tender for Specialist Overnight Short Breaks for Children with Disabilities – Cumbria

The Authority has a statutory duty to deliver ‘Short Breaks for Children with Disabilities’ and is therefore commissioning a ‘Specialist Overnight Short Breaks Service’ to deliver Short Breaks to eligible children and young people.

Opportunity Id
DN546555
Title
Specialist Overnight Short Breaks for Children with Disabilities
Categories
85000000-9 – Health and social work services
Description

Cumbria County Council is committed to continue to improve services for children and young people with the ambition of achieving positive outcomes for all young people. The Authority has a statutory duty to deliver ‘Short Breaks for Children with Disabilities’ and is therefore commissioning a ‘Specialist Overnight Short Breaks Service’ to deliver Short Breaks to eligible children and young people. Services shall be delivered at the Authority owned Short Breaks Children’s Homes. Service Providers shall ensure that services are delivered in line with the Authority’s strategic priorities, policies and procedures (including amendments, re-enactments and updates), including, but not limited to: the Short Breaks Statement, Cumbria Children and Young People’s Plan 2019-22, the Children’s Services Safeguarding Improvement Programme, the Cumbria SEND Improvement Programme, Cumbria Children Looked After Strategy 2019-23, the Council Plan 2018-2022 and the Cumbria Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2019-2029. The Service Provider shall be responsible for carrying out robust research, as well as verification and analysis of data to inform their service delivery planning.

Region(s) of supply
UNITED KINGDOM
Estimated value
N/A
Keywords
Overnight, Children, Disabilities, SEND, Short Break

Key dates

Estimated contract dates

Start date
01/02/2022
End date
31/01/2025

Contact details

Buyer
Cumbria County Council
Contact
Lisa Measures
Telephone
01228 226456
Address
Cumbria House
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA1 1RD

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