Tender for the provision of an Extra Care Service

The London Borough of Merton invites tenders from suitably qualified and experienced organisations currently registered with the Care Quality Commission who wish to provide an Extra Care Service for vulnerable adults. The primary purpose of the service is to:

  • Support vulnerable adults to continue living within their own homes at Extra Care Schemes within the Borough, through the provision of Domiciliary Care and Housing Related Support tasks
  • Reduce adult isolation and enhance the health, well-being and quality of life of vulnerable adults living within the Extra Care Scheme
  • Treat people as individuals and promote their dignity, independence, empowerment and social inclusion.

    The contract will be awarded for an initial period of three years, with the option to extend for a further two years. It is anticipated the Contract will commence in March 2010 (TUPE regulations may apply).

    The tender submission process will be managed by the London Borough of Merton’s electronic tendering process, which may be accessed at http://procurement.merton.gov.uk

    If you are not already registered, then you will need to register your details.
    You should then e-mail sscontracts@merton.gov.uk informing us you have registered. We will then grant approval to allow access to the tender documents.

    The reference number for this tender is ECS 355

    If you have already registered then go to ‘my tenders’ once you have logged in
    If you have any problems with the system please call the support line on 020 8545 4582

    The closing date for tenders received is: 23.59pm on Friday 10 July 2009

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