Carers Support Service
Main contract details
Lincolnshire County Council will be undertaking a procurement in line with Regulations
74-76 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (PCR) the light touch regime and pursuant to
Reg 76(7) of the PCRs.
The Carers Support Service is a key component of Lincolnshire County Council's response to
its duties under the Care Act (2014). The Care Act and the Children and Families Act (2014)
give carers full legal recognition, placing their needs and rights on an equal footing to those
for whom they care. The Acts place a general duty on councils to promote the wellbeing of
carers, and to prevent, reduce and delay the onset of their needs by the provision of support
and joined up, whole family, whole system approaches.
The purpose of the service is to support the health and well-being of adult carers and parent
carers and to sustain their caring role. In doing so, the service aims to prevent, delay and
reduce the onset of carer need and/or escalation into formal care services.
The contract will start on 1 October 2022 and will be for an initial 3 years with options to extend for a further 2 years.
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From 04/04/2022 18:00 to 06/05/2022 17:00