2021 Social Care – Framework agreement for the provision of Support at Home Services in Aberdeenshire

Organisation: Aberdeen City Council

Deadline: 22/10/2021

Value: £159,700,000.00

Contact: Claire Scott

Aberdeenshire Council on behalf of the Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership require to tender for a Multi-Supplier Framework Agreement for the provision of Support at Home Services for people who meet eligibility criteria aged 16 years and over with a range of needs, who require assistance through support to live independently and to develop, regain or retain their daily living skills, through provision of personal care, personal support and/or housing support, providing the right care and support in the right place. The requirement is for the provision of support at home services in supported accommodation. Support will include personal care, housing support, and social care. The services will be provided to adults with moderate, substantial and critical levels of need linked to eligibility criteria that are principal house-holders in tenancies in a range of settings that include dispersed single occupancy properties; shared tenancies; houses of multiple occupation; and core and cluster, project-based and extra-care model resources.
There is a requirement for low level visiting support for over 2000 adults in the community. The commissioned Support at Home service works alongside Aberdeenshire Council’s in-house Care at Home service to support the needs of individuals assessed as requiring services to continue to live as independently as possible in their own homes.Support at home services will be registered with the Care Inspectorate as Support Services – Care at Home and/or Housing Support Services; and compliance with Health and Social Care Standards is required.
Services will be commissioned under flexible and responsive, co-produced contractual arrangements that are outcome-focused.

Full details of the tender can be found here.