Advocacy and Community Outreach Opportunities

Advocacy and Community Outreach Opportunities

The contract is split into 3 lots: Advocacy, Community Opportunities and Re-enablement and Outreach services.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Social services

2015/S 057-100197

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council
Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road, Stretford
For the attention of: Ms Laura Barton
M32 0TH Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: laura.barton@star-procurement.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Electronic access to information: www.the-chest.org.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.the-chest.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council
Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road
For the attention of: Ms Laura Barton
M32 0TH Stretford
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: laura.barton@star-procurement.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council
Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road
For the attention of: Ms Laura Barton
M32 0TH Stretford
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: laura.barton@star-procurement.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council
Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road
For the attention of: Ms Laura Barton
M32 0TH Stretford
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: laura.barton@star-procurement.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

Health

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Provision of Prevention and Independence Services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services

NUTS code UKD32

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The provision of prevention and independence services to the borough of Rochdale. The contract is split into 3 lots: Advocacy, Community Opportunities and Re-enablement and Outreach services.
Contract term:
— Advocacy 1 + 1;
— Community Opportunities 2 yrs;
— Re-enablement and Outreach 2 yrs;
— Commencement date for all: 1.8.2015;

Procurement documentation should be accessed via www.the-chest.org.uk

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85320000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Lot 1: Advocacy.
Lot 2: Community Opportunities.
Lot 3: Re-enablement and Outreach.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 239 400 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Advocacy

1)Short description

The service will provide Advocacy for Adult Rochdale Residents (18+) across the Rochdale Borough, the main groups being:
— Older People;
— Adults with sensory impairment;
— Adults with dementia, mental health related illnesses;
— Adults with physical disabilities, including Sensory Impairment and Acquired Brain Injury;
— Adults with learning disabilities;
— Adults with mental health issues;
— Carers;
— Advocacy for children approaching transition to adult care and young carers;
— Eligible prisoners at HMP Buckley Hall;
— Any other vulnerable adults who may be in need of Adult Care Services;
— Any of the above who may experience substantial difficulty in participating in their care/support planning.
The Service will provide Advocacy where:
1. The person would have substantial difficulty in being fully involved in assessment and Care planning, reviews and safeguarding reviews, and
2. There is no appropriate individual available to support and present the persons wishes who is not paid or professionals engaged in providing care and treatment to the person or carer.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT: 320 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots

The contract is for 1 year with an option to extend for another year. The estimated value above assumes the full 2 year term is taken up.

Lot No: 2Lot title: Community Opportunities

1)Short description

An important focus for Adult Care and Health Provision is to facilitate low level preventative provision for Adults with disabilities which promote wellbeing. The focus of this new service is to develop self sustaining community models of support which will promote independence and reduce the need for people with disabilities to access higher level support and need for Public funding where possible. The specification provides an excellent opportunity for joint working between providers to facilitate the control by individuals over their day to day life. A key element of this service provision is the ability to motivate, enable and empower individuals and groups to overcome barriers and embed self-care and self-efficacy in communities. We want provision to help people to retain or regain their skills and confidence and prevent need or delay deterioration where possible. The service will provide a Community Opportunities Service for Adult Rochdale Residents (18+) across the Rochdale Borough who are:
— Older People;
— Adults with sensory impairment;
— Adults with dementia, mental health related illnesses;
— Adults with physical disabilities, including sensory impairment and Acquired Brain Injury;
— Adults with learning disabilities;
— Adults with mental health issues;
— Other specialist needs;
— Carers.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85320000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT: 400 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3Lot title: Re-enablement and Outreach

1)Short description

The main focus of this service is to promote independent living as far as possible. Clients should be empowered to reach the optimum independence possible. To facilitate this, there will be 2 levels of support within this service provision:
— Level A — Re-enablement and outreach support (Longer term). This will deliver longer term, low level Floating/Outreach/community re-enablement support for clients with Mental Health or Learning Disabilities who may always need a level of support or for those who need more hours and can then step down to level B.
— Level B — Assessment, Re-enablement and outreach support (short term). This will deliver shorter term assessment/floating/Outreach/Community re-enablement support for clients who may have stepped down from the Level A service and it is expected that they will be able to move to Independent living, possibly making use of the opportunities created by the Community Opportunities Service The hours of support for clients will differ, depending on needs. The service should support a minimum of 200 clients at any 1 time.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85320000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT: 519 400 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Please see tender documentation (contract and specifications).
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see tender documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please see tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please see tender documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 0

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

14.4.2015 – 17:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

13.3.2015

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16.3.2015