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Older Persons Independent Living - OPIL with Care Procurement of Café provider

Seeking approval to tender and award contract for the café at the Older Persons Independent Living (OPIL) Buchanan Green scheme.

 

The Council intends to:

  1. Commission a provider to operate the cafe within the new OPIL Buchanan Green scheme.

 

  1. Delivering a café model to the residents and the wider community, providing opportunities for social inclusion and reducing loneliness and isolation. In turn, supporting the development of a community hub and a modern facility for local groups to meet.

 

As part of the initial Business Case for the development of the OPIL with care schemes, it was approved that a café model would serve the scheme and community.

 

It is foreseen that the café will:

                Promote the sense of community, interaction between residents and younger people

                Provide opportunities for social inclusion and reduce loneliness and isolation

                Supporting the development of a community hub and a modern facility for local groups to meet (which will help to support the café)

                Providing access to regular nutritious food to support health and well being

                Provide social value.

 

 

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/12/2021

Scrutiny Committee: Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee;

Decision due: Not before 1 Mar 2022 by Executive Member for Housing, Roads and Waste Management

Lead member: Executive Member for Housing, Roads and Waste Management

Lead director: Executive Director, Place

Department: Place

Contact: Rhian Owen Email: rhian.owen@sheffield.gov.uk Tel: 29 30119.

Date agenda documents available: 21/02/22

Documents

  • Report of the Executive Director, Place