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United Kingdom-Worcester: Other community, social and personal services
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://worcestershire.gov.uk/tendering
Section II: Object
Service to Reduce Loneliness and Social Isolation in Worcestershire for Adults
Worcestershire County Council and Worcestershire CCG are looking to commission a new service to provide interventions to reduce loneliness and social isolation in Worcestershire for adults. The core service provision is to include:
— communication and promotion strategy providing flexible opportunities for engagement of volunteers and service users experiencing loneliness,
— management, coordination, professional oversight and supervision using case managers to support delivery of outcomes by volunteers,
— process of matching volunteers with service users,
— training and accreditation for volunteers,
— detailed assessment, tailored support and personalised plan for service users to help them to access support to reduce loneliness in the local community,
— opportunities for 1:1 and group interventions which impacts on health and well-being,
— links to social prescribing, primary care and mental well-being providers. The Council anticipate advertising this opportunity August/September 2019 with a contract for 3 years starting 1.4.2020.
— links to social prescribing, primary care and mental well-being providers.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information