Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding Framework – Soft Market Testing

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding Framework – Soft Market Testing

The Commissioner would like to test to see if providers of the DoLS Assessments would be responsive to applying to a Flexible Purchasing System.

Opportunity Id
DN530693
Title
SOFT MARKET TESTING – Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Best Interests Assessment Services Framework
Categories
321000 – Social Community Care Supplies & Services – Adult
Description

PLEASE NOTE – THIS IS NOT A CALL FOR COMPETITION This soft market test aims to outline the requirements for Tameside MBC to deliver the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding (DoLS) Framework effectively and within procurement regulations. The Commissioner would like to test to see if providers of the DoLS Assessments would be responsive to applying to a Flexible Purchasing System (FPS). An FPS would be similar to the existing process, but would ensure the council is compliant with Procurement Regulations. The commissioners are aware there are imminent changes to the current system as a result of changing legislation would not come in until April 2022. Please see the attached soft market testing document for return by the specified date.

Region(s) of supply
Manchester
Estimated value
N/A
Keywords
Best Interest Assessment, DOLS, Liberty Protection Safeguards, Mental Capacity Act

Key dates

Estimated contract dates

Start date
06/03/2021
End date
31/03/2022

Contact details

Buyer
Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council
Contact
Lewis Sinkala
Telephone
0161 912 1616
Address
4th Floor, Waterside House
Sale
Greater Manchester
M33 7ZF
United Kingdom

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