Care and Support in a Housing with Care Setting

Care and Support in a Housing with Care Setting

Norfolk County Council’s Integrated Commissioning Team is leading on commissioning care and support services to two Housing with Care schemes.

United Kingdom-Norwich: Health and social work services

2015/S 186-337215

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Norfolk County Council
County Hall, Martineau Lane
For the attention of: Claire Dawson
NR1 2DH Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.norfolk.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/Home

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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:

Care and Support in a Housing with Care Setting.

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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Loddon and Swaffham.

NUTS code UKH13

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)

Norfolk County Council’s Integrated Commissioning Team is leading on commissioning care and support services to two Housing with Care schemes: 1 in Loddon, South Norfolk and 1 in Swaffham, Breckland.
Housing with Care is a preventative service which offers a unique opportunity for people to live in their own accommodation with the security of knowing that care and support is available to them as and when required. Care will be revised to meet the changing needs of the individual.
The accommodation is designed to enable older people to retain their independence in their own home for as long as possible through the provision of meals, domestic assistance and a 24/7 on-site care presence.
The tender is split in to 2 lots, and tenderers may bid for 1 or both lots.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85310000

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Norfolk County Council wishes to enter in to a contract(s) for the provision of care and support services to 2 Housing with Care schemes in Norfolk. The service is in 2 lots and Providers are able to input a conditional discount in to their bid if they were to be awarded both lots. The contract(s) will be for 3 years and may be extended by up to 4 additional years at the Council’s discretion, in 2 year increments for each Lot.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Lot 1 — Saxon House

1)Short description

Saxon House in Loddon contains 37 units, 3 of which have 2 bedrooms.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85310000

3)Quantity or scope

The service is split between a core service and a flexi service, full details of which can be found in the Annex for this Lot to the service specification.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

The landlord of the property is Orbit Housing Association.

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Lot 2 — The Old Maltings

1)Short description

The Old Maltings in Swaffham contains 24 1-bedroom flats.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85310000

3)Quantity or scope

The service is split between a core service and a flexi service, full details of which can be found in the Annex for this Lot to the service specification.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

The landlord of the property is Flagship Housing Association.

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:

As described in the Invitation to Tender and supporting documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As described in the Invitation to Tender and supporting documents.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As described in the Invitation to Tender and supporting documents.
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: As described in the Invitation to Tender and supporting documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As described in the Invitation to Tender and supporting documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As described in the Invitation to Tender and supporting documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As described in the Invitation to Tender and supporting documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As described in the Invitation to Tender and supporting documents.
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
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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:

NCCT40915

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 124-227516 of 1.7.2015

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

30.10.2015
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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

This is a procurement for services specified in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as those covered by the Light Touch Regime (LTR). The procurement exercise will be conducted in accordance with the information contained in the Invitation to Tender and associated documents.
The Authority has been constrained by the forms used by the Publications Office to describe the procurement procedure as Open. This will be a single stage process, but the Authority does not bind itself to conduct the procurement process in accordance with the Open procedure, as described in the Regulations, nor to abide by any other part of the Regulations which does not expressly apply to procurements under the LTR.
This tender will be managed electronically via the Councils procurement system. To participate Applicants must first be registered on the procurement system at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/BuyerProfiles Once registered you will need to express an interest in this procurement to obtain the tender documentation. You will be able to view the project under the tenders section and express an interest. If you encounter any difficulties whilst using the system you can contact the support team.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Council has incorporated a standstill period at the point when information on the proposed award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the Contract is entered into. Aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by any breach of the Councils obligations may take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22.9.2015

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