Invitation to Tender for the Provision of Specialist / BME Home Care Services to Adults and Older People


Hackney Council, with a 3 Star rating, is inviting expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced organisations for the provision of Specialist Home Care and/or Culturally specific Home Care Services that will assist individuals who need support with daily activities. The successful providers will be placed on an accredited list and contracted on a ‘spot’ basis (as and when required) using a framework contract with no guaranteed hours.

The Specialist Homecare Services’ provision will include service users with the following specialist needs: Adults with Learning disabilities with challenging behaviour and autism; Dementia with challenging behaviour; Head and brain injury (including neurological conditions/ Multiple Sclerosis); Sensory loss – sight and/or hearing.

The Culturally Specific Homecare Services’ provision will include service users from the following communities within the London Borough of Hackney: Charedi, Jewish, Turkish, Bangladeshi, Pakistani, Vietnamese, and Somali.

The Council is inviting expressions of interest from Organisations with a proven track record in the provision of Home Care Services within a diverse and multicultural borough such as Hackney.

The new contract will be for a period of three (3) years to commence from November 2009 until October 2012 with the possibility of extension of up to 2 years (subject to satisfactory performance and the agreement of the Council).

Details of the requirements for the provision of the service are included within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire [PQQ] document pack.

For further information, or to request a PQQ document pack, please contact:

Claudette Hamilton
Contracts Procurement Unit, Hackney Community Services
205 Morning Lane, London E9 6JX
Tel: 020 8356 4837 Fax 020 8356 5762

The closing date for receipt of the completed PQQ is 12:00hrs, Tuesday 14th April 2009.

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