TENDER: Bedford Home From Hospital and Reablement

GB-Bedford: BBC572740 Home From Hospital and Reablement

Bedford Borough Council

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.

Contract summary



Other Services

Location of contract

East of England

Value of contract

£50k - £100k

Published date

03 February 2017

Closing date

20 February 2017

Contract start date

01 April 2017

Contract end date

31 March 2018



Bedford Borough Council ('the Council') is inviting organisations to submit a tender for the provision of a Home from Hospital and Reablement Service.

About the buyer


Contact name

Commercial Hub


Borough Hall
Cauldwell Street
MK42 9AP





Other information



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The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.The service transports vulnerable older people back home after a hospital stay or after contact with A & E, where it is identified that the individual requires 24 hour and or reablement assistance to prevent a hospital admission. Support is offered on an assessed needs basis for up to six weeks until they have fully settled back at home. This helps to reduce the number of delayed discharges from Bedford Hospital and reduce referrals to high cost services such as residential care and domiciliary care packages. Option to extend for any period or periods of up to two (2) years in 12 month blocks, such extension to be exercised at the Council's sole discretion.

How to apply


Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided