Request for Proposal - To Provide Statewide Resident and Family Advisory Council Education Services

November 05, 2012

Purpose and Background

Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 144A.33, the Minnesota Board on Aging (MBA) receives a $5 surcharge on each licensed nursing home and boarding care home bed. These funds must be granted to a statewide, independent, nonprofit, consumer-sponsored agency to educate and inform resident and family councils about:

  • care in the nursing home or board and care home;
  • resident rights and responsibilities;
  • resident and family council organizations and maintenance;
  • laws and rules that apply to homes and residents;
  • human relations; and
  • resident and family self-help methods to increase quality of care and quality of life in a nursing home or board and care home.

Objectives of this RFP

The objective of this RFP is to contract with a qualified Responder to perform the tasks and services outlined in the RFP. The terms of any resulting contract is anticipated to be for 12 months from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. Proposals must be submitted by 4:00 PM Central Time on November 30, 2012. This RFP does not obligate the Minnesota Board on Aging to award a contract or complete the project, and the Minnesota Board on Aging reserves the right to cancel the solicitation if it is considered to be in its best interest. All costs incurred in responding to this RFP will be borne by the Responder.

Grant Amount and Period

The funds collected for this program come from a surcharge on licensed nursing home and boarding care home beds, the total may increase or decrease depending on license renewals during the year. It is estimated that the funds available during the year 2013 will be approximately $151,740 and the request for state funds must not exceed this estimate. 

The grant awarded by the Minnesota Board on Aging shall be for a period beginning January 1, 2013 and ending on December 31, 2013.

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