Public Sector Network Tender Alert



The Council wishes to commission Care Home service provision focusing on the outcomes people want and value. The Council invites Suppliers to tender to join a Dynamic Purchasing System (known as the DPS) for the provision of Care Homes. The Council will tender for the provision of Residential and Nursing care for Long Term and Short Stay Care which includes Respite. Suppliers are able to tender against one or more of the following Lots:- • Older People • Physical Disability/Sensory impairment • Mental Health • Dementia • Learning Disability/Autism Spectrum Disorder This DPS is run as a completely electronic process using the Authority's eSourcing solution (Proactis). All Call-Offs (mini competitions) will be made via Proactis to those Suppliers who have been awarded onto the DPS and respective Lots. The Council seeks to encourage a diverse range of Suppliers to join the DPS through this procurement exercise. Suppliers must be able to provide care and support in a good quality, safe, well-managed, comfortable and stimulating environment. The Service provided shall be person-centred and tailored to meeting Individual needs with access to communal areas/facilities, meals on a full board basis, provision of daytime and evening activities, provision of personal care and where appropriate nursing care, and on-site supervision on a 24-hour basis. The Service shall primarily be aimed at Individuals for whom the Council is responsible for meeting their care and support needs and who have been assessed as requiring accommodation in a Care Home setting in order to ensure their needs are met.


Lisa Dobric
2 Staffordshire Place, Tipping Street
ST16 2DH
01785 278192

Contract value: 247330000-274810000

Published: 31 May 2017, Receipt by: 30 Jun 2017