Decision details

Authorisation of a new approved list of Best Interest Assessors and Mental Health Assessors

Decision Maker: Strategic Director of Adults, Communities and Health

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No



The re-opening of the list incorporated two lots, The Services were divided into the following Lots:


  • Lot 1 – Best Interest Assessors

Award places on the approved supplier list for Best Interest Assessors to:


Steve Chamberlain Social Care Ltd

Helena Peros

Ajana Ltd

Eloges Social Work Ltd

Access Independent Ltd


Recruitment Team Nine Ltd

RUN Healthcare Ltd

Prellodson Services Ltd

Ambrosial Services Ltd

Brent Social Service


  • Lot 2 – Mental Health Assessors

There was 1 bid submission for lot 2 which did not qualify for the following reasons;

Mental Health Assessors must be either:

  • approved under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act 1983 with a license to practise; or
  • a registered medical practitioner with at least three (3) years post registration experience in the diagnosis or treatment of mental disorder with a license to practise.


Therefore, there will be no additional Mental Health Assessors on the approved list for this re-opening.


Publication date: 31/01/2019

Date of decision: 31/01/2019

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