Birmingham City Council is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified andexperienced organisations wishing to tender for Block Contracts, for the care provision forAdults with Learning Disabilities living in 11 small purpose built care homes.
The Contracts that will be tendered are:
Contracts will be for an initial term of 3 years commencing in April/May 2009 with a roll onclause for extensions if the service is satisfactory.
The following criteria will be used in the evaluation process but these are not in order of priority.
The Council is keen to support and implement the principles of Valuing People (2001), ValuingPeople now (2007) and through our Commissioning Strategy for Adults with LearningDisabilities, would wish to ensure that services being provided, offer quality, choice andopportunities for greater independence on the basis of person centred planning.
Care Providers must be willing to work in partnership with Service Users, Carers, the Council,Primary Care Trusts and the Registered Social Landlords (who own the properties) to developinnovative and outcome based services appropriate for Birmingham’s diverse communities.
The Council will also be reviewing its Approved List of Resettlement Care Providers and theevaluation process for this tender will be used to select appropriate Providers for inclusion onthe Approved List.
Organisations successful at the expressions of interest stage will subsequently be invited totender for the Contract(s).
Interested Organisations should request a hard or electronic copy of the application: Post to:
Learning Disabilities Contracts Teamr
Adults and Communities Directorater
1st Floor, New Aston House, Alma Streetr
Newtown, Birmingham B19 2RLr
Tel: 0121 303 1075 Fully completed ‘Expression of Interest Application’ forms mustbe returned by no later than 12 Noon on 17th November 2008.
Fax: 0121 303 4881
Fully completed ‘Expression of Interest Application’ forms mustbe returned by no later than 12 Noon on 17th November 2008.