Mental Health Peer Support Service – Provider Engagement MEDWAY COUNCIL Closes 22nd October

Medway Council and NHS Medway Clinical Commissioning Group are jointly re-procuring the Mental Health Community Peer Support Service. The service aims to support people with lived experience of mental illness through interventions such as: peer facilitated psychoeducation, recovery coaching, activity groups, and wellbeing groups.

The service will also support carers and family, to co-produce a person centred and outcome focused support programme. The existing community projects, networks, and groups, will form part of a holistic network providing choice to the people with experience of mental illness to develop their recovery pathway. This will involve working closely with care navigation, the VCS ‘Better Together’ Consortium and social care services to ensure that parity of esteem is achieved.

The contracting authorities seek to positively engage and consult with suitably qualified and experienced providers who have experience of providing community based mental health peer support and key stakeholders to shape the service.

There will be a Provider Engagement Event on Monday 22nd October 2018 from 1:00 -3:30 pm

Address: Civic Room, Medway Council, Gun wharf, Dock Road
ME4 4TR

We are unable to provide lunch, however, there is a café onsite.

Please note that there are no parking facilities available at Gun Wharf, however, there are several public pay & display car parks in Chatham within a short walking distance of Gun Wharf.

Interested parties wishing to attend the stakeholder engagement event are requested to email the events team at researchandinfo@medway.gov.uk with details of attendees.
Deadline for registration is Tuesday 16th October 2018.

Providers not previously registered on the Kent Business Portal are encouraged to register at www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk as all related procurement information including tender documents will be accessible via the portal. Registration is free.

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