Supply of a Reablement Service in East Lancashire – RFQ 15277105
Lancashire County Council
Published date: 10 February 2021
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Contract summary
• Health and social work services – 85000000
Location of contract
North West
Value of contract
£1,600,000 to £2,000,000
Procurement reference
Published date
10 February 2021
Closing date
16 March 2021
Closing time
Contract start date
7 July 2021
Contract end date
9 August 2021
Contract type
Service contract
Procedure type
Open procedure (OJEU)
Contract is suitable for SMEs?
Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

The Authority intends to commission a Reablement Service in East Lancashire.
The Reablement Service forms part of the intermediate care service which is a range of integrated services, and supports the promotion of independence and faster recovery from illness. The Service aims to prevent unnecessary acute hospital admission, premature admission to residential care, support timely discharge from hospital, to minimise, delay or avoid the need for long term domiciliary supports and to maximise independent living. Please see Service Specification for further details regarding the service.

The Authority intends to commission a Reablement Service in East Lancashire.

The contract term is 57 weeks. The estimated value of the contract is £1,600,000 – £2,000,000.

The successful Tenderer will be paid on a Block Contract arrangement. The Block Contract guarantees payment for a specific number of Service Users for the successful Tenderer. Please see the Service Specification for further information on the Block Number of Service Users to be supported per week, the Authority may increase the Block Number of Service Users where required.

The award criteria weighting will be made up of 60% quality criteria, 10% of which will be social value criteria, and 40% price criteria.
The social value criteria includes reducing the carbon footprint, consideration of the employment needs within the local community and reducing social isolation of service users.

Further information can be found within the Invitation to Tender and supporting tender documents on the Lancashire County Council iSupplier Sourcing Portal.

The tender can be found on the authority’s oracle sourcing portal under the RFQ Number: 15277105. Amended versions of the tender are denoted at the end of the RFQ Number by a comma followed by an amendment number. Search results should display any and all amended versions of the tender. The latest version is determined as being the RFQ Number with the highest amendment number. You may only make a submission against the latest amendment. Where you have made a submission against a tender that is subsequently amended you will be required to resubmit prior to the submission deadline.

More information
·         Tender Notice
·         LCC iSupplier Portal

How to apply
Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer
Contact name
Katie Snape
County Hall
01772 534320

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Closing: 16 March 2021, 10am

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