- Find a Tender
- Contract (Services)
- not specified
- 31 Oct 2022
- not specified
- integrated community equipment loan service
- health and social work
- essex county council
- provision of community equipment
- copy of the service specification
- faster delivery of community equipment
- draft service specification
- essex county council & partners
- responsive community equipment service
- Essex County Council Chelmsford
Provision of community equipment, by way of an Integrated Community Equipment Loan Service (ICELS), to people of all ages and needs across Essex, providing such items as commodes, beds, shower chairs and hoists, as well as adaptations such as grab rails and chair raisers. This Prior Information Notice is being issued to advise the market that Essex County Council are publishing a draft Service Specification for this requirement, FOR INFORMATION ONLY, ahead of the commencement of the tender process to allow potential bidders additional time to review and understand the scope and scale of the requirements.
Total Quantity or Scope
The ICELS complements other Council services such as reablement and domiciliary care support, with the aim of promoting independence and to enable people to gain, regain and maintain skills, as well as helping prevent hospital admissions. There is a sustained increase in demand for faster delivery of community equipment to support the Home First ambition and the Discharge to Assess pathways. Essex County Council are looking to procure a streamlined, cost-effective, efficient, and responsive community equipment service for Essex, which aims to deliver social value and climate action as a fundamental part of the service and will bring the service in line with the requirements of today’s health and care system. The new ICELS contract to which this tender relates is due to be mobilised and operational for 1st July 2023. … For a copy of the Service Specification, published prior to the commencement of the formal tender process, please contact: BARRY.MESSENGER@ESSEX.GOV.UK The publishing of this Notice does NOT represent a commencement of the tender process, an attempt to reduce overall tender timescales, a call for competition or a partial release of the tender documentation.
Option for extension of contract up to 24 months
- 85000000 - Health and social work services
- Renewals are available.
** PREVIEW NOTICE, please check Find a Tender for full details. ** Essex County Council will be the sole contracting party, with partners accessing the Services for Essex residents via Council’s contract. For a copy of the Service Specification, published prior to the commencement of the formal tender process, please contact: BARRY.MESSENGER@ESSEX.GOV.UK
- FTS 030750-2022