Ealing Children’s Community Health Services – Market Engagement

The London Borough of Ealing has commenced work to reshape the future delivery of children’s Community Health Services and would like to invite interested providers to participate in a market research exercise.

Opportunity Id
DN642596
Title
Ealing Children’s Community Health Services
Categories
85300000-2 – Social work and related services
Description

The London Borough of Ealing has commenced work to reshape the future delivery of children’s Community Health Services and would like to invite interested providers to participate in a market research exercise. The procurement is planned for early 2023 and is for a 5 year and 7-month contract with one possibility of 12-month extension. Total value £11.18m (if all extensions used)

Our Community Health Services include a range of services to support children and young people (CYP) with speech, language, communication needs (SLCN) and those with eating and drinking difficulties aged 0-25 years.

This suite of services currently excludes Vision Screening and Audiology Services.

Service Type & Delivery Scope

SLT Early Bird Addition – Borough wide training package for families

SLT EY Addition – Borough wide training package for families

SLT Mainstream – Borough wide in Ealing primary schools

SLT Mainstream Addition – Borough wide in Ealing primary schools

SLT Mainstream Further Addition – This includes but is not limited to SLT package review, tribunal support and management capacity to improve practice

Occupational Therapy Social Care – Borough wide in Ealing Schools

Primary Behaviour Service (PBS) – Borough wide in Ealing Schools The Primary Behaviour Team work with primary schools to improve pupil behaviour and ensure that exclusions are kept to a minimum.

ICAN – SLT support in Downe Manor Nursery

Physio – Post 16 FE for 16-17 year olds – Hammersmith, Ealing & Southall, Uxbridge & Harrow, and West Thames colleges, 1 day per week for 30 weeks

LAC Nursing Service – Borough wide in Ealing Schools

The Council is seeking to collaborate with providers to develop a place-based approach to delivering services Our engagement with families and stakeholders highlights the need for the following. Children and young people benefit from:

Improving speech, language and communication

• Increasing social skills

• Increasing access to the curriculum

• Increasing independence

• Raising achievement

• Increasing self-esteem and confidence

• Making and sustaining a range of positive relationships

Parents and other members of the family benefit from:

• Early support whilst awaiting assessment

• Education and advice for parents and carers regarding speech, language and communication difficulties.

• Positive engagement with services.

About this Market Engagement

• The experience, expertise and innovation gained from this exercise will help inform and shape the commissioning and service delivery of services for CYP and their families.

• This market research questionnaire is voluntary, and providers are in no way obliged to complete it, or to answer every question within it. However, we hope providers will complete is as it will assist us in informing our future strategy to commission children’s community health.

• Ealing Council is not obliged to respond or make any commitments resulting from your responses. You may be invited to an event or meeting on 14th or 16th December 2022 to discuss your response further.

• Your response is not part of any tender or contract, will be treated as confidential and the information you provide will only be used for market research purposes.

Please submit your response to this questionnaire via MS Forms at https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=Q4w6AYeCi0yHixMeMM258yr18p-24EtEgTV6UR8rX4lUMlFCR0xXWEpYQzRIS0E0SjkyNlJWTkJDNy4u by 5.00pm on 1st December 2022. You are also encouraged to express an interest in this project via the London Tenders Portal.

Region(s) of supply
United Kingdom
Estimated value
£11,180,000.00
Keywords
Children, Community, Health , Children’s

Key dates

Estimated contract dates

Start date
01/10/2023
End date
30/04/2029

Contact details

Buyer
London Borough of Ealing
Contact
Christine Baker
Telephone
020 8825 5122
Address
London Borough of Ealing, Perceval House
Ealing
Greater London
W5 2HL

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From 15/11/2022 12:00 to 03/03/2023 12:00

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