Short Breaks for Carers Soft Market Test

Short Breaks for Carers Soft Market Test

Cornwall Council.

Soft Market Test – Short Breaks for Carers
Organisation Name: Cornwall Council
Department: Corporate Support
Reference Number: SMT/SB190312
Expression of Interest Deadline: 09/04/2012
Tender Deadline: N/A
Contract Type: Service
Contract Size: 0-10K
Short Description: This is a soft market test for Short Breaks for Carers. (The contract size is not relevant but automatically defaults to the lowest amount)
Please see the What to do next information.
Detailed Description: The purpose of this advert is provide commissioners with information about how you, the provider, would like to provide short break services for carers in Cornwall.
Detailed Description Bullet Points: 
  • What we want. We would like to hear from organisations that would like to explore new ways to develop a variety of cost effective
  • sustainable
  • flexible
  • creative and personalised short break solutions for carers. Please submit an outline brief of your ideas for services. The brief should be formatted as follows: • Background of organisation. • Outline of idea – innovations – services already being delivered but where relocation or expansion could benefit our users. • Including: o Support facilities for the service o Equipment
  • premises etc. • Research that shows the need for the service and the benefits to service users and their carers. • How the short break solution(s) will be accessed. • Approximate costs for the services offered. • Forecasting information from a business prospective that shows the viability and sustainability of the service(s). • Key supplier risks and a view as to how these can be mitigated. • Qualifications/affiliations that demonstrate delivery of quality service provision.
Relevant Documents:
Approximate Start Date: N/A
Approximate End Date: N/A
What Happens Next? 19032012_soft market test_sb for carers v1.0_2564.doc
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