Published date: 10 August 2018

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 7 September 2018

Contract summary


  • Welfare services for the elderly - 85311100

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

10 August 2018

Closing date

7 September 2018

Contract start date

4 February 2019

Contract end date

3 February 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

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Shared Lives is used by people with learning disabilities, people with mental health needs, older people, people with physical disabilities, care leavers, parents with disabilities and their children, people who misuse substances, offenders and for people who are ready to leave hospital that need some time to recuperate with a Shared Lives carer. The service can be used for someone to live long-term or as part of a short break for family carers. The service includes the provision of long-term care and accommodation, respite support overnight and day support.
This service forms a core part of the preventative and personalisation offer for Havering residents; providing support for people in the short or long-term; enabling them to maintain their independence and receive personalised care.
The contract will run on a spot purchase basis for a period of 3 years from February 2019, and may at the council's discretion be extended for a further period of up to 2 years.

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About the buyer


London Borough of Havering, Main Road