Health Promotion Training for Kent County Council

Health Promotion Training for Kent County Council

Kent County Council will shortly be inviting tenders for the delivery of service provider to develop and deliver:
(i) A health promotion training package that can be delivered through multiple formats including e-learning and face to face.

United Kingdom-Maidstone: Health services

2014/S 233-411128

Simplified contract notice on a dynamic purchasing system

This notice is covered by: Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Kent County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Mrs Kelly Roberts
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7515068446
E-mail: kelly.roberts@kent.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities

The contracting authority/entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority/entity:

Training and Education on Positive Health Promotion for People with Learning Disabilities and their Carers.

II.2)Type of contract

Services

II.3)Short description of the specific contract:

Kent County Council will shortly be inviting tenders for the delivery of service provider to develop and deliver:
(i) A health promotion training package that can be delivered through multiple formats including e-learning and face to face.
The health promotion training package will be targeted towards carers of those with Learning Disabilities, learning disability nursing homes and learning disability care homes across Kent and will include:
— Healthy eating/lifestyles;
— Keeping fit (include physically disabled);
— Support services available to stop smoking;
— Risks of smoking/excess alcohol/drugs;
— How to access services.
(ii) An education resource pack in easy read format on positive health promotion for those with Learning Disabilities.
The contents of the education resource pack will developed in consultation with a range of stakeholders including, KCC, KCHT and KMPT. However the following areas are viewed as ‘high risk’ as documented in the Kent County Council ‘Health Inequality Action Plan 2012′ and should therefore be included:
— Healthy lifestyles — Keeping active;
— Eating well — Guidance on food types;
— Easy read recipes — Practical Ideas;
— Risks associated with smoking/excess alcohol/drugs;
— How to access services.
It is expected that the contract for the development of both elements will commence on 2.1.2015 and will be completed during the three month period between 2.1.2015 and 31.3.2015.
This opportunity will be run via the Council’s Public Health Dynamic Purchasing System. Organisations that wish to tender for this opportunity will be required too successfully apply to be part of the Public Health Dynamic Purchasing System no later than the 15.12.2014.

Advert link: https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_opportunity?openForm&opp_id=OPP-HIS-9P7H-VMZCSE&contract_id=CONTRACT-9P7C-VYG25K&org_id=ORG-KENT-8YKEYH&from=

II.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000, 80561000, 85000000

II.5)Quantity or scope of the specific contract:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedureOpen
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority/entity:
IV.2.2)Previous publication (Contract Notice) providing more information about the dynamic purchasing system

IV.2.3)Time limit for submission of indicative tenders for the specific contract

15.12.2014 – 23:00

IV.2.4)Language(s) in which tenders may be drawn up

English.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Additional information:

People who have a learning disability often find it hard to access health improvement services and information because of a range of barriers. These can include, communication, failure to make reasonable adjustments and producing accessible information.
Because of these barriers, people with a learning disability need greater support to be able to live a healthy life. A learning disability public health workshop was held in June 2014 to understand which services were available for people with learning disabilities in Kent. Professionals from Kent learning disability services were invited to present on a range of areas including health promotion. It was ascertained that although a range of activities are provided, delivery and access is limited due to staffing constraints, equipment/resource availability and staff individual approach.
The Kent Health Inequalities Action Plan 2012 stated, ‘by 2015, there would be a focus on public health lifestyle interventions by targeting improvements in accessing services and promotion of healthy diet and exercise to reduce obesity. This proposal to provide training and education focusing on positive health promotion forms part of Kent’s Learning Disability Needs Assessment and Kent’s Health and Wellbeing Strategy.

VI.2)Date of dispatch of this notice:

1.12.2014

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