Hertfordshire County Council (the Council) is setting up a Framework Agreement for Supported Living services and is seeking bids from organisations who want to provide these service in future and who:
Are committed to delivering enabling, risk positive, outcome-focused services
Will work in a ‘Connected Lives’ way – helping people to connect to technology, networks, communities and other sources of support
Consider how sharing/pooling hours can reduce the level of 1:1 hours a service user would otherwise have in a different setting, provided that it still meets the individual needs and preferences of each person.
Will proactively manage demand and deliver innovative approaches.
Are progressive and forward looking, wanting to expand and grow
Will work in partnership with the Council, Housing Provider partners and community organisations.
Are or who will commit to becoming a member of Herts Care Providers Association.
The aim of this tender is to put in place a Framework Agreement for Supported Living services that will enable the commissioning of those services as effectively as possible. The Council wants to develop the range and number of Supported Living opportunities for adults with learning disabilities, autism, physical disabilities and mental health problems.