Kent County Council have produced their latest Prospectus dated July 2018.
This prospectus signals the intention of Kent County Council to commission a Care and Support in the Home service for adults living within Kent (excluding Medway).
The new Contract will bring together under one Contractual arrangement Services which have historically been delivered separately. The Services in scope for this Contract are:
- Home Care Services
- Extra Care Support (‘background hours’ element only)
- Supporting Independence Service (SIS)
- Discharge to Assess Service (this Service will be subject to further competitionsduring the life of the contract)The Services in scope deliver very similar tasks in people’s homes and there is an opportunity to improve consistency of delivery and bring Services together under one contractual arrangement, with the aim to reduce silos, avoid duplication and improve outcomes through consistency of delivery.
Download the full ‘Care and Support in the Home’ Services Prospectus here.