Four Seasons Health Care, the UK’s largest independent health and social care provider, has awarded a three year £33 million facilities management contract to MITIE.
MITIE will deliver all planned maintenance and call-out repair services to over 500 care homes, hospitals and specialist care units throughout the UK, providing a 24/7 response supported by 40 dedicated engineers and a network of more than 700 national mobile engineers.
The company was selected for its national coverage and understanding of the specialist environments within the Four Seasons Health Care estate.
By partnering with MITIE, Four Seasons Health Care is consolidating its facilities management services from over 300 providers to just one, which is expected to deliver significant efficiencies.
The contract will also employ MITIE’s monitoring technology, which will provide Four Seasons Health Care with up-to-date site information and data from its estate.
Ruby McGregor-Smith, chief executive of MITIE, said: “We’re looking forward to forging a strong partnership with Four Seasons Health Care based on innovation and efficiency, to deliver world-class services tailored to their unique working environment.”
Matt Oxley, group director, business support for Four Seasons Health Care, said: “Providing a safe and well-maintained environment for the people living in our homes is essential to the quality of care we deliver. Our partnership with MITIE – the largest of its kind in the sector – is part of an on-going commitment to invest in maintaining and improving our homes, hospitals and specialist units.
“This is just one of the many initiatives we are driving at Four Seasons Health Care to better support the managers in our homes and hospitals in delivering high standards of care to our residents and patients on a daily basis.”