Occupational Therapy Assessment Support Service
Decision Maker: Corporate Director - Community Wellbeing
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
To undertake a four quote process, via the
ProContract portal, from appropriately qualified and competent
organisations. To award a six month contract with the successful
provider for an Occupational Therapy Assessment Support
There is currently a national shortage of directly employed Occupational Therapists (OT), including in Herefordshire, which is impacting on the council’s capacity to complete statutory OT assessments.
This solution ensures the council’s responsibilities under the Care Act 2014 are fully met.
The successful provider will complete approximately 200 OT assessments, in order to support the council, during the six month contract, at a maximum cost of £75,000.
Contact: Hilary Hall, Corporate Director Community Wellbeing Email: Hilary.Hall@herefordshire.gov.uk.
Publication date: 09/11/2023
Date of decision: 08/11/2023