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Notice Summary

Title:
UK-Luton: Reablement and Care Plan Solution (SHORT DEADLINE)
Document Ref:
GB003ZM329105
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Other
Published By:
Luton Council
Date Published:
23 April 2020
Deadline Date:
27 April 2020
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
Alert Profile:
Labels:

Notice Abstract

Luton Council Reablement and Care Plan Solution Luton Council has a requirement to provide a mobile Reablement service to the community along with other services such as Extra Care. In outline: For Reablement this includes sending care workers to residents homes, servicing their care needs, updating records at the point of each visit, reallocating the repeat care requirement into a roster system, this will ensure that regardless of any resource issues the resident is always programmed to receive a visit from a carer and that up to date information of the persons care requirements including taking of prescribed drugs is always available to any member of the care team who have been allocated the work. This is an in-house service provision to Luton Council and as such it needs to operate as a business, therefore any solution providing tool to assist in the running of an efficient business will be considered. The Reablement Service, part of Intermediate Care has a workforce of approx. 70 field based support workers, coordinated by a team of 11 office based employees. Luton Council current solution for rostering and a care planning software tool is Staffplan with Iconnect providing the mobile handset solution. The current versions of both Staffplan and Iconnect are not only outdated with limited functionality but also lack the ability to integrate with other systems within LBC such as Liquid Logic and ITrent. Current solution user areas include the Reablement Team: 11 – office based / 80 mobile based (10 headroom) and the Extra Care Team: 4 – office based with a potential 24 mobile based (TBC – with head room). The Extra Care staff team work in 3 separate courts where individuals that they support have their own flats within that building. The service is covered by staff 24/7 the carers work shift patterns of mornings, afternoons and waking night shifts. The teams make up about 17 carers per court with a maximum of 5 carers working on one shift. Extra Care staff visit residents in their own homes, deliver care tailored to the resident’s needs, updating records on each visit, using a rostering system that plans residents visits.

Notice Details

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

Luton Council
Town Hall, George Street
Luton LU1 2BQ UK
Chris Newman 01582 547058
Christopher.newman@luton.gov.uk 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

Reablement and Care Plan Solution (SHORT DEADLINE)

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Luton Council Reablement and Care Plan Solution

Luton Council has a requirement to provide a mobile Reablement service to the community along with other services such as Extra Care. In outline: For Reablement this includes sending care workers to residents homes, servicing their care needs, updating records at the point of each visit, reallocating the repeat care requirement into a roster system, this will ensure that regardless of any resource issues the resident is always programmed to receive a visit from a carer and that up to date information of the persons care requirements including taking of prescribed drugs is always available to any member of the care team who have been allocated the work. This is an in-house service provision to Luton Council and as such it needs to operate as a business, therefore any solution providing tool to assist in the running of an efficient business will be considered. The Reablement Service, part of Intermediate Care has a workforce of approx. 70 field based support workers, coordinated by a team of 11 office based employees.

Luton Council current solution for rostering and a care planning software tool is Staffplan with Iconnect providing the mobile handset solution. The current versions of both Staffplan and Iconnect are not only outdated with limited functionality but also lack the ability to integrate with other systems within LBC such as Liquid Logic and ITrent. Current solution user areas include the Reablement Team: 11 – office based / 80 mobile based (10 headroom) and the Extra Care Team: 4 – office based with a potential 24 mobile based (TBC – with head room). The Extra Care staff team work in 3 separate courts where individuals that they support have their own flats within that building. The service is covered by staff 24/7 the carers work shift patterns of mornings, afternoons and waking night shifts. The teams make up about 17 carers per court with a maximum of 5 carers working on one shift. Extra Care staff visit residents in their own homes, deliver care tailored to the resident’s needs, updating records on each visit, using a rostering system that plans residents visits.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Estimated contract dates

Start date 01/09/2020

End date 31/08/2024

Region(s) of supply

UNITED KINGDOM

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

N/A

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

DN475406

4.3

Time Limits

   27-04-2020  Time 13:00

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://procontract.due-north.com/Advert?advertId=b7f42d62-9784-ea11-80ff-005056b64545

Expression of interest deadline : 27/04/2020 at 13:00 hrs

(MT Ref:329105)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 23-04-2020

Current Notes