Cambridgeshire County Council Home and Community Support Services
The service is for all residents of Cambridgeshire who are identified as having eligible social care needs.
United Kingdom-Cambridge: Health and social work services
Social and other specific services – public contracts
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Shire Hall, Castle Hill
NUTS code: UKH
Internet address(es):Main address: www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Lockton House, Clarendon Road
NUTS code: UKH
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.cambridgeshireandpeterboroughccg.nhs.uk/
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Cambridgeshire County Council Home and Community Support Services.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Tenders are invited for the supply of Home and Community Support Services. The service is for all residents of Cambridgeshire who are identified as having eligible social care needs and all residents of Cambridgeshire and Royston in Hertfordshire where individuals are registered with a Cambridgeshire GP, and are eligible for NHS fully funded Continuing Health Care (CHC) and Joint Funded Health Care from Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG.
Interested providers should register their interest on the LGSS eSourcing Portal (www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk). All tender documents and instructions for submitting a tender can be found on the portal.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The Authority is setting up a ‘pseudo-DPS’ under the Light Touch Regulations. Full details are contained in the tender documents
The scope of the services includes: older adults, adults of all ages with organic and/or functional mental health problems, people who may be physically frail or with physical disabilities, people who have sensory loss, people who are entering the end stages of life, people with learning disabilities, people with autism, people with cognitive impairment, children and young people, people who are entitled to Continuing Health Care Funding, rapid hospital discharge and transition, delegated health tasks, live-in (24hr) care.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
Providers must satisfy the minimum criteria set out in the specification and other tender documents.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
All Potential Providers that meet the minimum requirements of the ITT will be accepted on to the DPS. The DPS will re-open to new providers and previously unsuccessful providers every 3 months (or other intervals at the Authority’s discretion).
The Authority will call-off the DPS in order to award individual Service Agreements. The call-off procedures are set out in the tender documents.
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Section VI: Complementary information
The following Authorities will also be able to access and call-off the DPS:
Peterborough City Council,
Suffolk County Council,
Norfolk County Council,
Hertfordshire County Council,
Essex County Council,
Central Bedfordshire Council,
Bedford Borough Council,
Luton Borough Council,
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council,
Rutland County Council,
Lincolnshire County Council,
Northamptonshire County Council,
Buckinghamshire County Council.
The Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the Contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the Contracting Authority before the Contract is entered into. Such additional information should be requested from (refer to address in part I.1). If an appeal regarding the award of Contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (Chapter 6) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules, to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly. Where a Contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the Contract has been entered into the Court may order the ineffectiveness of a Contract where serious breach have occurred in addition to any fine, the Court may instead provide for alternative penalties, either contract shortening, fines or both.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: