Financial Information and Advice – Social Care for Self-Funders

Financial Information and Advice – Social Care for Self-Funders

Nottinghamshire County Council is seeking a single Provider to whom self-funders can be referred for information and advice.

REFERENCE 9RHH-QH3RBC

Financial Information and Advice – Social Care for Self-Funders
Awarding body Nottinghamshire County Council

EST. START DATE: 01/06/2015
EST. END DATE: 31/05/2017

Description

The Care Act 2014 contains an explicit duty to offer information and advice and specifically requires provision of information on how “to access independent financial advice on matters relevant to the meeting of needs for care and support”

Nottinghamshire County Council is seeking a single Provider to whom self-funders can be referred for information and advice. The Service should be available to all self-funders within the County (excluding Nottingham City), including those who refer themselves.

The Service will include:
• Independent financial advice including advice on personal contributions, statutory and other support
• The options available to help pay for care, including Deferred Payment Agreements, financial solutions and other ways to use property and the matters that should be considered, including seeking regulated financial advice
• Access to named, qualified and accredited financial advisers who can provide regulated financial advice associated with care funding (whilst making clear that other advisers are available)

For a full description of the service please see the specification document.

Additional information

Contract Type One off
Procurement Process Open Tender
Option to extend Yes
Estimated ValueTEXT DESCRIPTION
Category Financial Services,
CPV codes 85000000, 98000000,
Suitable for SME YES

DOCUMENT AVAILABLE UNTIL

29 April 2015

18 days

SUBMISSION RETURN BY

29 April 2015

18 days

EXTEND CONTRACT OPTIONS:

Yes

CONTACT DETAILS

Notinghamshire Couny Council on behalf of Adult Social Care Health, & Public Protection
Corporate Procurement
corporate.procurement@nottscc.gov.uk

 

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