Homecare Services Tender – Lincolnshire

The purpose of this specification is to enable the ICB to commission quality care in a timely way and at a value that is clearly understood for patients within the scope of All Age Continuing Care services arranged by the ICB for individuals whose care needs are met in their home.

Homecare Service for Lincolnshire

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Health services – 85100000

Location of contract

East Midlands

Value of contract

£1

Procurement reference

20221114200635-68205

Published date

14 November 2022

Closing date

15 December 2022

Closing time

4pm

Contract start date

1 April 2023

Contract end date

31 March 2026

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

No

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit (NHS AGEM CSU) on behalf of NHS Lincolnshire ICB are inviting suitably qualified providers to deliver their Homecare Services.

NHS Lincolnshire ICB serves a registered population of approximately 810,000 people. The demographic changes within the UK suggest that as people benefit from longer lives their need for NHS continuing health care (CHC) funding may increase due to associated co-morbidities. The purpose of this specification is to enable the ICB to commission quality care in a timely way and at a value that is clearly understood for patients within the scope of All Age Continuing Care (AACC) services arranged by the ICB for individuals whose care needs are met in their home. This includes individuals who require palliative and end of life care who are eligible for AACC.

This service is for the care for individuals over the age of 18yrs in receipt of standard or Fast Track CHC funding for whom NHS Lincolnshire ICB is the responsible commissioner. It specifies the services to be delivered by providers.

This requirement sets out predetermined, common quality and cost requirements to be delivered by all providers across all zones.

The preferred delivery vehicle for CHC funded home care is via a personal health budget as mandated by NHSE/I. The delivery vehicle may be via a:
• notional budget,
• third party budget
• or direct payment budget.

The ICB will work in partnership with the provider responsible for each zone in respect of extremely complex cases to ensure that the individuals needs are safely met.

The service aims are to deliver:
• Improved responsiveness to requests for care for CHC patients from home care providers in each zone.
• Improved quality of the care commissioned by the ICB
• High quality provision of treatment, management, and support to enable individuals to remain in their home setting.
• Personalised care based on the level of need
• Care in line with NICE recommendation
• A consistent approach to the brokerage of care packages. The ICB may commission very complex packages from a specialist service should the need arise.

There are 7 lots/zones. Bidders may bid for one, all or any combination of the zones, however a bidder will only be awarded a maximum of 3 zones. The Zones are as set out in the tender documentation, with maps and indicative activity.
The activity will be paid based on tariffs as details in the tender documentation.
The duration of the contract is 3 years with the option to extend for a further 2 years.

Any providers wishing to bid should register and log into EU Supply at the following url:
https://uk.eu-supply.com/login.asp?B=agcsu; search for Quote/tender 59519 – Homecare Services in Lincolnshire

 

How to apply

 

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

 

About the buyer

 

Address

Bridge House, The Point, Lions Way
Sleaford
NG34 8GG
ENG

Email

agem.procurementeastmids@nhs.net

Website

https://lincolnshire.icb.nhs.uk/