Provide Bereavement Support Service for Walsall Council

Provide Bereavement Support Service for Walsall Council

Walsall Council is looking for a suitably experienced and qualified organisation to deliver a borough wide service to bereaved adults living in Walsall who require support.

WP3097A – Bereavement Support Service

Walsall Council e-Tendering

Contract summary

Industry

Other Services

Location of contract

WS1 1TP

Value of contract (£)

£53,000

Closing date

16 July 2015

Contract start date

01 January 2016

Contract end date

31 December 2018

Description

Walsall Council is looking for a suitably experienced and qualified organisation to deliver a borough wide service to bereaved adults living in Walsall who require support. The service will provide caring and sensitive support to promote well being and independence. The support offered will be appropriate to the needs of the bereaved person, with the purpose of enabling the person to adapt to their new situation and support them to return to a similar level of functioning prior to their bereavement The service will be prevention focused; it will be required to: • Provide telephone support to all referrals to help ‘normalise’ the thoughts and feelings and in some cases the physical symptoms that they may be experiencing as a result of their loss. For some referrals this may be all the support that is required. • Provide up to 6 bereavement support sessions, where referrals require more time to reflect on their loss experience to enable the bereaved person to adapt to their situation whilst helping them to return to a similar level of functioning to that which they experienced prior to their bereavement. • Provide specialist interventions for a smaller number of people experiencing a more complex or complicated grief reaction. All referrals will be triaged to effectively assess the level of support required and promote independence.

About the buyer

Contact name

Paul Norman

Address

Darwall Street

Walsall

West Midlands

WS1 1TP

United Kingdom

Telephone

01922650998

Email

normanp@walsall.gov.uk

Website

https://www.walsall.gov.uk/

Other information

Attachments

Additional information on how to apply for this contract

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/walsallcouncil/aspx/

For further details of the requirement, please see the following link to the Councils` e-Procurement web portal; https://in-tendhost.co.uk/walsallcouncil You will be required to register your organisation (if already not done so) and express your interest in the relevant project/opportunity. Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided

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