Community based support in the domiciliary care market
From 1 October 2019 we, the Council, moved to a ‘place based’ support model of care delivery in the borough. This means that from this date any new domiciliary home care packages will be offered to specific providers in each area. The providers will start to develop their businesses to become a key part of the communities and parishes in their area which we have called a zone. They will link in with community groups and most importantly be looking to employ walking care workers who live in their zone.
TF10 and TF11: Newport and Lillleshall.
|TF2: Trench, Donnington, Muxton, Wrockwardine Wood, Priorslee, St. Georges, Snedshill, Red Lake, Ketley, Wombridge, Oakengates.||Empowering U
|Zone 3||TF1, TF5, TF6, SY: Shawbirch, Dothill, Wellington, Arleston, Apley, Leegomery, Hadley, Trench, High Ercall, Meeson, Bratton, Admaston, Roden.||CMCCS
Quil Care Group
|Zone 4||TF3, TF4: The Rock, Overdale, Randlay, Stirchley, Brookside, Lightmoor, Dawley, Malinslee, Doseley, Aqueduct.||
|Zone 5||TF7, TF8: Woodside, Madeley, Tweedale, Sutton Hill, Jackfield, Ironbridge.||Paradigm
Peace of Mind
The purpose of this model is for providers to be delivering care in a smaller geographical area, saving on staff travel time and enabling them to recruit care staff locally who will not need a car. Having staff who are able to walk to work will have the added benefit of enabling care to continue even if the weather is poor and snow and ice prevents travel by car.
The initial contract term will be for 5 years, with an option to extend for a further 5 years. This will give providers the opportunity to grow over this period of time. The overall aim of the model is to create capacity within communities with sustainable care providers.
We are working with these providers to assist in the recruitment and retention of care workers and are looking for people wishing to take up employment in the role of domiciliary care worker.
If you are interested in becoming a care worker in any of these areas, the providers would be very pleased to hear from you. Visit the Live Well Telford website to find their contact details and general information about vacancies in the care sector.
#Telfordcarers - we need you
Last week, our domiciliary care providers delivered 19,000 hours of domiciliary care to nearly 1000 people. This care helped get people home from hospital quickly, and is helping others stay well in their own home.
Our demand for this service is increasing and we need more people to work for our agencies delivering this essential care. Nationally there is a huge demand for people who can provide quality home care and there is currently a nationwide campaign promoting #everydayisdiffernt when working in care.
If you are looking for a full time, part time, weekend, evenings work or only few hours on a Wednesday for example – this could be the step for you:
Are you ready to care? If so please visit the websites below to contact our local providers who we currently have contracts with and who are looking to recruit:
- visit the My Options Activity Wellbeing and Care Services website
- visit the 1st Enable Limited website
- visit the ABICS - Headway Shropshire website
- visit the Advance website
- visit the Allied Healthcare website
- visit the Bethphage website
- visit the Brockton Care Ltd website
- visit the Care Avenues Limited website
- visit the Carers Trust 4all website
- visit the CareTech Community Services Limited website
- visit the Choice Care Group website
- visit the Choices Housing Association website
- visit the Cloverley Care Ltd website
- visit the Complesso Healthcare Solutions website
- visit the Craegmoor website
- visit the Creative Support website
- visit the Daily Care 4U (Telford) Ltd website
- visit the Dimensions (UK) Ltd website
- visit the Direct Health website
- visit the Eden Futures website
- visit the Empowering U Care Ltd website
- visit the Finefutures website
- visit the Helping Hands Home Care website
- visit the Home Farm Trust website
- visit the Ignite Health & Homecare Services Ltd website
- visit the Interserve Healthcare Ltd website
- visit the Kare Plus Ltd website
- visit the Lorac Healthcare Ltd website
- visit the Martworld Care Services Ltd website
- Nutrix Curae Care Ltd
- visit the Paradigm Health & Social Care Ltd website
- visit the Promises of care website
- visit the Quil Care Group website
- visit the Rainbow Care Solutions website
- visit the Royal Mencap Society website
- visit the Sanctuary Home Care website
- visit the Sentinel Care website
- visit the Supreme Home Care website
- visit the Swanton Care and Community website
- visit the Care Bureau Ltd website
- visit the The Wrekin Housing Group Ltd website
- visit the Transparent Care website
- visit the TS Healthcare Ltd website
- visit the We are the care company Ltd website.
Are you not quite ready? Download the list of free courses that we have on offer to help you be ready.
Want to talk to someone about being a care worker – talk to our Skills team on 01952 382888.
Right Help – Right Time
We’re taking a new approach to the way we provide support and personal care.
Any one of us may need support at one time or another and we’d all like to think that the care we receive has been designed with us in mind.
We would like to help people build on their resilience to stay independent and remain in their community
To achieve that, we’re looking for people who can bring passion, commitment and new ideas.
As well as established providers, we welcome bids from charities and individuals as long as they meet certain criteria.
If you’re interested in bidding, visit the Dynamic Purchasing System website to regisiter, even if you are already providing care and/or support services.
Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS)
In 2016 Telford & Wrekin Council implemented a DPS for Support and Personal Care Services for Adults and Children. A DPS is similar to a traditional Framework Agreement where a list of accredited Providers is procured, but with more flexibilities, as follows:
- a DPS is always open for Providers to apply for accreditation
- providers can reapply with improved policies or processes should they be unsuccessful
- the term of the DPS can be reduced or increased at any time with sufficient notice given to Providers
- there is no limit on the number of Providers who can be accredited
- flexibility to adapt or add to the Service Specification and Categories while in use
- a flexible approach to Tendering for either ‘spot‘ or ‘block’ requirements in shorter timescales
- utilisation of the Standard Selection Questionnaire for avoidance of duplication in accreditation.
This DPS is an Agreement for Support and Personal Care Services that works to The Authority Commitment Statement; Right Help, Right Time to Promote Independence. It is aligned to the national range of Government policies and initiatives for Support and Personal Care services and The Authority seeks Providers who are focussed on a whole family approach. The Specification covers all Support and Care in the Community, including all Children’s and Adults requirements, whether that be Support, traditional Domiciliary Care or Complex Care. We offer the opportunity for non CQC Registered Organisations to be accredited for provision of Support, where Personal Care is not necessary.
If you’re interested in bidding, the first step is to register, even if you are already providing care and/or support services. Visit the DPS website to register your interest and follow the on-screen instructions. If you have any questions, there’s a Message Centre there for you to submit them.
If you require support to go through the process, we will arrange sessions at a local library to support potential bidders. If you would like to attend, please also use the Message Centre to indicate your interest.
Last updated: 12/08/2022 08:48