Dementia Care Services Contract

Dementia Care Services Contract

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is inviting expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced organisations to tender for its Dementia Care Services.

Reference number: 160514

Deadline date:16/05/2014

This deadline is for… Return of completed tenders

Contract value:£550,000 – £600,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Southend-on-Sea

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Southend-on-Sea Borough Council

 

Description of the contract

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is inviting expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced organisations to tender for its Dementia Care Services. Southend Borough Council is committed to improving the lives of people living with dementia and has developed a comprehensive local plan in keeping with the National Dementia Strategy. To achieve this local strategy a range of advice, information and support services will be provided locally for people living with dementia and their carers. These local services will be complimentary and aligned with services provided by the NHS and third sector providers. Existing services and new services to include: • Memory dementia support worker services • Specialist dementia advocacy service • Support, information and advice to carers of people with dementia • Direct services for people with dementia • Support workers in the dementia memory clinics will be expanded to include community dementia support services. • Continuation of the specialist dementia advocacy service. • Providing additional specialist dementia cafes and peer support services to people with dementia and their carers. • Providing specialist therapeutic group services including singing for the brain and memory groups. The proposed contract will start on 1st August 2014 and expire on 31st July 2016. The estimated total contract value is: £300,000 per annum. Southend Borough Council welcomes submissions from all organisational types, including the Third Sector. If you wish to tender for the above requirement, please contact the Procurement Team, to request the Tender Documentation. Address Corporate Procurement, 5th Floor, Civic Centre, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6ER. E-Mail procurement@southend.gov.uk Phone 01702 215000 Closing date for document requests is 2nd May 2014. Completed tenders should be returned by 12 noon 16th May 2014.

 

Documents

Classification of the contract

85000000 Health and social work services

85100000 Health services

85140000 Miscellaneous health services

85323000 Community health services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – 25

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria below:

Priority Description of criteria Percentage weighting
1 Quality 70.00
2 Price 30.00

Estimated length of contract: 01/08/2014 – 31/07/2016

 

Who to contact

Contact name Suzanne Clark

Organisation name Southend-on-Sea Borough Council

Address Civic Centre, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6ER

Telephone 01702 215000

Extension number:

Fax 01702 215110

Web address www.southend.gov.uk

 

How to apply

If you wish to tender for the above requirement, please contact the Procurement Team, to request the Tender Documentation. Address Corporate Procurement, 5th Floor, Civic Centre, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6ER. E-Mail procurement@southend.gov.uk Phone 01702 215000 Closing date for document requests is 2nd May 2014. Completed tenders should be returned by 12 noon 16th May 2014.