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Notice Summary

Title:
IE-Ireland: Research Services (VERY SHORT DEADLINE)
Document Ref:
GB003ZM315310
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Other
Published By:
Ballyfermot Local Drug and Alcohol Task Force
Date Published:
19 November 2019
Deadline Date:
21 November 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

Ballyfermot Local Drug and Alcohol Task Force invite tenders for the following brief: To conduct research on behalf of the BLDATF exploring the issues affecting older people in the community who are experiencing problematic drug and alcohol use. The scope of the tender is as follows: BLDATF are seeking the support of an individual or organisation to: 1.Research the needs of older drug and alcohol users in the community 2.To make recommendations with regard to the development and strengthening of appropriate supports in partnership with other key stakeholders. The tender requirements are as follows: •To develop a brief literature review setting out the national and international research into the particular challenges faced by older drug users and identifying current best practice responses both nationally and internationally. •Desktop research to estimate the overall number of older persons in the Ballyfermot LDATF region experiencing problematic substance misuse. •Consultation (to include one-to-one meetings and focus groups) with the local specialised substance misuse services with regard to the experience of working with older drug and alcohol users (services include the HSE Addiction Services, the BLDATF funded agencies and 2 other services connected with the BLDATF Treatment and Rehabilitation Subgroup JobPlan and Liberty Recycling). •Consultation with other service providers in the community to establish the nature and extent of drug and alcohol use amongst older people in Ballyfermot. •Consultation with community groups to establish the potential barriers to accessing support which older people experiencing problematic drug and alcohol use may encounter. •To provide the BLDATF with an executive summary document for wider dissemination. •Provide the Ballyfermot LDATF and TF funded agencies with a mid-term presentation of findings ahead of the development of the final recommendations. •To development of robust recommendations for BLDATF next steps, key actions under 4 core headings: 1.The identification of key partners in the community (both NGO and statutory). 2.Recommendations for drug and alcohol specific services in how to support older drug users in services. 3.Recommendations for the wider support services for older people in how to identify and provide suitable support with regard to drug and alcohol use amongst the target population. 4.Recommendations on how to outreach to older people in the community who might be experiencing problematic drug and alcohol use but are not accessing appropriate services. •Please note that service user consultation will be an expectation of this piece of work. •To liaise with the BLDATF Coordinator re progress and barriers.

Notice Details

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

Ballyfermot Local Drug and Alcohol Task Force
Dublin
Ireland IE
N/A N/A
N/A

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Research Services (VERY SHORT DEADLINE)

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Ballyfermot Local Drug and Alcohol Task Force invite tenders for the following brief:

To conduct research on behalf of the BLDATF exploring the issues affecting older people in the community who are experiencing problematic drug and alcohol use.

The scope of the tender is as follows:

BLDATF are seeking the support of an individual or organisation to:

1.Research the needs of older drug and alcohol users in the community

2.To make recommendations with regard to the development and strengthening of appropriate supports in partnership with other key stakeholders.

The tender requirements are as follows:

•To develop a brief literature review setting out the national and international research into the particular challenges faced by older drug users and identifying current best practice responses both nationally and internationally.

•Desktop research to estimate the overall number of older persons in the Ballyfermot LDATF region experiencing problematic substance misuse.

•Consultation (to include one-to-one meetings and focus groups) with the local specialised substance misuse services with regard to the experience of working with older drug and alcohol users (services include the HSE Addiction Services, the BLDATF funded agencies and 2 other services connected with the BLDATF Treatment and Rehabilitation Subgroup JobPlan and Liberty Recycling).

•Consultation with other service providers in the community to establish the nature and extent of drug and alcohol use amongst older people in Ballyfermot.

•Consultation with community groups to establish the potential barriers to accessing support which older people experiencing problematic drug and alcohol use may encounter.

•To provide the BLDATF with an executive summary document for wider dissemination.

•Provide the Ballyfermot LDATF and TF funded agencies with a mid-term presentation of findings ahead of the development of the final recommendations.

•To development of robust recommendations for BLDATF next steps, key actions under 4 core headings: 1.The identification of key partners in the community (both NGO and statutory).

2.Recommendations for drug and alcohol specific services in how to support older drug users in services.

3.Recommendations for the wider support services for older people in how to identify and provide suitable support with regard to drug and alcohol use amongst the target population.

4.Recommendations on how to outreach to older people in the community who might be experiencing problematic drug and alcohol use but are not accessing appropriate services.

•Please note that service user consultation will be an expectation of this piece of work.

•To liaise with the BLDATF Coordinator re progress and barriers.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Budget and timeline:

•The total budget for this research is E8000.

•The deadline for receipt of applications is 12pm Thursday 21st November.

•It is expected that the successful applicant will begin this project by the first week in December 2019, with expected project completion by end of February 2020.

•The value of the tenders submitted must be inclusive of VAT and to cover the term of the contract. The price stated must be the total all-inclusive price for the duration of the tender

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

The procedure type is unknown.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

n/a

4.3

Time Limits

   21-11-2019  Time 12:00

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Please visit the following portal to view this notice:

https://www.activelink.ie/content/vacancies/tenders/48192

The deadline for receipt of applications is 12pm Thursday 21st November 2019

(MT Ref:315310)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 19-11-2019

Current Notes