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1. Title: UK-Telford: Provision of Intermediate Care Beds within the Borough of Telford & Wrekin
2. Awarding Authority: Official name: Borough of Telford & Wrekin, Postal Address: Edward James House, Hadley Park East, Hadley, Town: Telford, Telephone: 01952 381142, E-mail: james.warman2@telford.gov.uk, Contact Point(s): James Warman, For the attention of: , Postal Code: TF1 6QJ, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: 01952 388920, General address of the contracting authority (URL): www.telford.gov.uk, Address of the Buyer Profile (URL): www.telford.g2b.info
3. Contract type: Services
4. Description: Due to the impending expiry of an existing contract, Telford & Wrekin Council are seeking interest from potential providers for the provision of a minimum of 10 and up to a maximum of 20 Intermediate Care beds for older people in a residential setting within the Borough of Telford & Wrekin. The beds are to be ideally situation within a separate, dedicated unit although the Council will consider submissions of multiple units dependant on size. The Council may also wish to purchase additional beds over and above those specified to support the rehabilitation / enablement strategy development. Therefore potential providers will be asked to submit proposals for the purchasing of additional beds should the need arise. The existing Intermediate Care beds contract will expire 31 March 2011 and therefore the revised contract will come into effect from 1st April 2011. Intermediate Care has an important function in meeting the health and social care needs of individuals to prevent unnecessary admission to hospital, expedite hospital discharge and avoid premature admission into care homes. Older people are particularly vulnerable at transitions points so services are needed that work together ensuring that appropriate care is provided in the right place at the right time. Intermediate Care is based on active enablement and encompasses a wider preventative role aiming to promote confidence building and social inclusion thus avoiding the need for more institutional care. Potential providers must be registered with the Care Quality Commission as providers of residential care services by the time of the contract commencement date on 1st April 2011 and preferably should have previous experience of delivering residential and / or nursing care services. Further details are available in the Service Specification included in the Tender documents Health services.
5. CPV code:
Main Object: 85100000.
6. NUTS code: UKG21.
7. Main site or location of works, main place of delivery or main place of performance: UKG21.
8. Reference attributed by awarding authority:
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category F: 1M to 5M
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for expression of interest: 06/09/2010
Time:
11. Address to which they must be sent:
12. Other information:
13. Submitted date: 23/07/2010


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