Nursing and Care Services Invitation to Tender
Deliver Assessment and Treatment for people with Learning Disabilities and or Autism, whose behaviours may challenge.
Location of contract
Value of contract
14 June 2017
11 July 2017
Contract start date
01 February 2018
Contract end date
31 January 2021
The Commissioner wishes to receive responses to the Invitation to Tender (ITT) from suitably qualified and experienced providers who can deliver Assessment and Treatment for people with Learning Disabilities and or Autism, whose behaviours may challenge.
Aim of the service is to provide 24/7 365 days per year, specialist assessment, treatment and support for people with LD and or autism whose behaviours challenge.
• To reduce an individuals’ challenging behaviours
• To reduce the reliance on medication to manage behaviour problems.
• To improve independent living skills
• To promote and empower an individual’s confidence and self worth
• To support the individual to take control of theory own lives where possible
• To support those with reduced ability to be or stay safe in a community setting
The local vision is that Service Users with Learning Disabilities/Autism with behaviours that may challenge shall be supported to have improved and meaningful lives in line with ‘Building the Right Support (NHSE, 2015). The Community Based Care Service is to have a local four-bedded unit to support the Service Users. This unit shall support two Service Users with long term needs who require support and interventions to stay safe in the community; one step -down bed from secure and or locked services and one bed for emergency short term assessment and treatment. This small unit shall work in an individual person centred manner. Each Service User shall have their own individualised care plan.
Telford & Wrekin CCG is seeking a provider for the care, assessment and treatment of people in this unit. Please note that the premises for this Service are already in place.
The contract duration is for an initial period of three years, with an option to extend for a period of a further two years subject to the Commissioner’s discretion.
The contract shall formally commence on 1st February 2018.
NHS Telford and Wrekin CCG Fixed Financial Budget is £444,000 per annum (£404,000 fixed and £40,000 variable subject to achievement of KPIs).
About the buyer
NHS Midlands & Lancashire CSU
NHS Telford and Wrekin CCG Fixed Financial Budget is £444,000 per annum (£404,000 fixed and £40,000 variable subject to achievement of KPIs). Candidates wishing to be considered must register their interest and provide additional procurement specific information by submitting an Invitation to Tender (ITT) via the Bravo Electronic Sourcing system as follows: 1) Candidates should register on the portal https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk (registration and use of the website is free of charge). 2) Once registered, candidates must Express their Interest by a) Logging into the Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit eTendering portal b) Selecting response to ITT, c) Select Open Access ITT, d) search for and access listing related to this contract (ITT Ref: 463) and view details, e) click on Express Interest link. 3) Once you have expressed your interest, please access the My ITTs page, where you can download documentation (if required) and construct your reply, as instructed. You must submit your reply via the website by no later than hours on 12:00, 11th July 2017. For technical support in submitting your Expression of Interest or registering on the ‘Bravo Solution’ Electronic Sourcing system please contact the Bravo Solution help desk via Tel: 0800 368 4850 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org All communications from Bidders (including their Bidder Members) during the period of the Procurement must be directed to MLCSU via the ‘messaging’ area within the MLCSU online procurement portal: https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk Strictly no other forms of communication to MLCSU or the Commissioner will be accepted (including telephone calls, postal queries/submissions, faxes or email communications).
How to apply
Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided.