Development of COVID-19 Accessible Resources for People with Learning Difficulties

Development of COVID-19 Accessible Resources for People with Learning Difficulties

The materials should include a range of multi-media formats (e.g. text, video, graphics, animation, audio and photographs) as appropriate.

COVID-19 accessible resources for people with learning difficulties

Contract summary

 

Industry

    • Photographs – 22315000
    • Multimedia networks – 32417000
    • Multimedia Message Service (MMS) services – 64212300

Location of contract

B4 7WB

Value of contract

£0

Procurement reference

QU463

Published date

9 February 2021

Closing date

23 February 2021

Closing time

12pm

Contract start date

21 March 2021

Contract end date

30 June 2021

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Other

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

 

Birmingham City Council Public Health is looking to commission an organisation who can work effectively with local community organisations who support people with learning difficulties to develop more accessible information on COVID-19, testing, vaccination and maintaining wellbeing in accessible formats (e.g. text, video, graphics, animation, audio and photographs as appropriate)

The requirements as a minimum should include the following service:

o Initial research and understanding of the information needs and topics to be covered by the resources which will include for example information on: lockdown rules, shielding guidance testing and information about the vaccine.
o Creation of easy read information about the latest issues relating to COVID-19 in England
o Production of easy read guidance of visiting in supported living services and hospitals, as well as exercising with support and away from your local area, when there is more information available.
o Production of videos on the latest issues relating to coronavirus in England, including lockdown rules, shielding guidance testing and information about the vaccine.
o Products to be shared with Birmingham City Council Public Health.

The successful provider will work closely with Public Health to ensure quality, consistency and progression through email, meetings, reporting and risk updates.
o Public Health welcomes an innovative approach to the provision of effective resources in this area. The materials should include a range of multi-media formats (e.g. text, video, graphics, animation, audio and photographs) as appropriate.
o The provider will be responsible for gathering the required permission to include new and existing multimedia resources at a cost to be included in the total award available.
o Regular review of the materials will need to be undertaken with final quality assurance process to ensure that the content and presentation of the materials are of the highest possible standard.

The contract will run from March 2021 to 30th June 2021.

The Council will be using its free to use e-tendering system (in-tend) for the administration of this procurement process and potential suppliers must register with the system to be able to express an interest. If you wish to express an interest in this opportunity please click on the following link to access https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc/ and submit your details to register. You will then be sent details on how to log on which will enable you to download all relevant quotation documentation.

If you are unable to register with In-tend or have any questions or problems on how to use this web site please either email us at: cps@birmingham.gov.uk or call CPS Helpdesk on 0121 464 8000.

Your completed quotation submission should be returned by noon on 23rd February 2021 via the ‘in-tend’ system https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc

 

More information

 

Links
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If you are interested in tendering please click on the following link to access Birmingham City Council’s tender Portal.

Delivery Notes

Birmingham

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

 

How to apply

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

Manjit Samrai

Address

10 Woodcock Street
Birmingham
West Midlands
B4 7WB
United Kingdom

Telephone

0121 303 0349

Email

manjit.samrai@birmingham.gov.uk