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“Healthy Families, Healthy Communities” Tender Opportunity

KCSC and One Westminster are asking for organisations to register their interest in advance of the “Healthy Families, Healthy Communities” bi-borough, (Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea) tender. It is due to be released in early February 2019. This is a joint initiative by the two Local Authorities.  

The details of the tender document will be known once it is released. We are hoping to get organised in advance of the release to get an idea of the scale and interest in this project across the Bi-borough as we consider a voluntary sector partnership approach to this bid.

Details from the market engagement day: 
The bi-borough “wants to move towards a service for children, young people and their families that promotes health and wellbeing through physical activity and healthy eating across generations and within local communities.” The contract will be for 5 years (possibly a 3+2 model). The value of the overall contract is between £650,000 and £825,000 per annum. 

The activities will take a whole system approach inclusive of: 

  • Flexible and accessible to all
  • Proactive engagement in targeted communities
  • Intergenerational
  • Fun
  • Physical activity
  • Enhanced activities focused on health and wellbeing
  • Consistent messages

Service design principles: 

  • Flexible
  • Easy for residents to find and use 
  • Universal offer with specific branches offering targeted support 
  • Makes use of and enhances existing community resources 
  • Outcomes focused – particularly around change in attitudes 
  • Value for money
  • Return on Investment

Core Components:

  • Capacity building with the wider public health workforce 
  • Prevention and targeted intervention
  • Engaged communities with activities embedded

To register your organisations interest in this bid please complete the short survey. here

The closing date to register your expression of interest by completing the survey is Thursday 7 February 2019.  

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