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Current Tenders

Community Chronic Pain Program

Tenderlink Reference details: NBMPHN-943303

Key Dates

Applications open: Saturday 31 October 2020
Questions close: 12:00PM Friday 27 November 2020
EOI close: 12:00PM Friday 4 December 2020

Program Description

The Community Chronic Pain Management Program is a series of consumer education sessions delivered face to face in the community. Each program consists of a 3 hour workshop once a week for 6 weeks. Each session includes a discussion and tailored exercise component delivered by allied health professionals with a minimum of 9 participants per program.

This EOI relates to delivery of this program in Penrith, Blue Mountains and Lithgow LGAs. The program aims to help people in these areas who are living with chronic pain, to experience improved functional capacity through proven chronic pain self-management strategies. 

Deliverables

  • Up to 10 Community Chronic Pain Programs of 18 hours each (3 hours per week over six weeks) with a minimum of 15 participants per program. Programs to be delivered across the NBM region. The expected allocation is 4 x Penrith, 4 x Blue Mountains, 2 x Lithgow (please note the allocation of programs will be based on demand). Respondents to this EOI may choose to apply to deliver programs in all or some of the identified LGAs.
  • Facilitators must be a qualified health professional such as physiotherapist, exercise physiologist, psychologist or registered nurse.
  • A team of 2 facilitators to deliver each program and one of these facilitators must have basic CBT and/or motivational interviewing skills.
  • All facilitators to complete the ACI facilitator training for the Community Chronic Pain Program.
  • Management of referrals and workshop bookings for the program.
  • Receive and assess GP referrals and use validated assessment tools for patients to ensure they meet the program eligibility criteria.
  • Facilitate an information session to provide program overview to eligible participants.
  • Delivery of each Community Chronic Pain Program according to the ACI program methodology.
  • Completion of pre-program questionnaires and post patient follow ups at 4 and 12 weeks post-program.
  • Provide feedback to the referring GPs on the progress of each patient.
  • Collation of required program reports including completed ePPOC questionnaires.

Tenderlink Reference details: NBMPHN-943303