TENDER: South West Essex Home to Assess Service

Home to Assess Service South West Essex


Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications.

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Closing date: 28 April 2016

Contract summary


Other Services

Location of contract

East of England

Value of contract (£)

£100,000 - £150,000

Published date

14 April 2016

Closing date

28 April 2016

Contract start date

09 May 2016

Contract end date

31 August 2016


Home to Assess Service South West Essex is a contract is to provide care for individuals in their own home to avoid a hospital admission or following a hospital stay for a period of up to six weeks. During the service period a comprehensive health and social care assessment will be undertaken to determine their on-going care requirements at which point they will be referred to the Home Support Service contract. This service will run from 9th May 2016 until 31st August 2016, with an option for ECC for extend for a further three months. The focus will be on service flexibility to enable solutions to be developed to address potential delayed discharges. This service will be broken down into two lots: Lot 1 – Basildon Lot 2 – Brentwood ECC will enter into agreements with Service Providers for the provision of the provision of domiciliary support service for guaranteed hours and additional hours as required on a spot purchase basis as required. For the number of guaranteed hours please see the tender documentation. Consortia applications are welcomed. Where organisations are proposing joint delivery, there must be a designated lead applicant who is responsible for ensuring the service agreement terms are adhered to and with whom ECC will be in contract with under this agreement.

About the buyer

Contact name

Victoria Kirkby


County Hall

Market Road








Other information


Bidder Guidance

H2A Bidder guidance South West (Contracts Finder).docx

Contract Documents - Part 1

Contract Documents - Part 1.zip

Contract Documents - Part 2

Contract Documents - Part 2.zip

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided