Published date: 5 March 2019

Open future opportunity - This means that the buyer is not yet ready to invite bid applications but early notification has been provided and some dialogue may be possible.

Approach to market date: 2 October 2023

Contract summary


  • Health and social work services - 85000000

Location of contract

North West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

5 March 2019

Approach to market date

2 October 2023

Contract start date

1 March 2019

Contract end date

31 March 2024

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Wirral Health and Care Commissioning (WHCC) are seeking to commission a bed based Respite (Short Break) service for people with Learning Disabilities and/or autism, and people with physical disabilities. This service will look to complement a range of services that are currently available for people with learning disabilities and/or autism, and physical disabilities, and will aim to support informal Carers to continue with their caring role. WHCC are committed to transforming local services available to people with learning disabilities and/or autism and physical disabilities, to improve services that are able to support Service Users to lead full and rewarding lives in the community.

More information

Spend profile

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Financial year Budget
2019/2020 £697,840


How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer

Contact name

Corporate Procurement


Old Market House
3rd Floor South Wing Hamilton Building
CH41 5AL


+44 1516663541


Approach to market date: 2 October 2023