Care Home and Domiciliary Care Packages – Bath and North East Somerset 

Care Home and Domiciliary Care Packages – Bath and North East Somerset

The Council (on behalf of the Council and Clinical Commissioning Group) wishes to establish a single provider Framework Agreement for the provision of external brokerage services.

United Kingdom-Bath: Health and social work services

2019/S 053-122292

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Bath and North East Somerset Council
Guildhall, High Street
Bath
BA1 5AW
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Cheryl Hansford
Telephone: +44 1225477273
E-mail: cheryl_hansford@bathnes.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK12
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.bathnes.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.bathnes.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Brokerage Service for Care Home and Domiciliary Care Packages

Reference number: DN385649

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Council (on behalf of the Council and Clinical Commissioning Group) wishes to establish a single provider Framework Agreement for the provision of external brokerage services. The Council is managing this procurement in line with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

These are services contracts being procured under the light touch regime.

The external brokerage service will support individuals who have been identified as requiring support to discharge/transition from a hospital or community setting into a more appropriate setting that best meets their care needs. The service will broker placements/packages of care on behalf of the Local Authority/NHS Commissioners or self-funders by supporting the identification and negotiation of residential/nursing home placements or domiciliary packages of care.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK12

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council (on behalf of the Council and Clinical Commissioning Group) wishes to establish a single provider Framework Agreement for the provision of external brokerage services. The Council is managing this procurement in line with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

These are services contracts being procured under the light touch regime.

The external brokerage service will support individuals who have been identified as requiring support to discharge/transition from a hospital or community setting into a more appropriate setting that best meets their care needs. The service will broker placements/packages of care on behalf of the Local Authority/NHS Commissioners or self-funders by supporting the identification and negotiation of residential/nursing home placements or domiciliary packages of care.

The service will only support individuals who are referred to them from the appropriate social work/discharge team.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 200 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

N/A

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 12/04/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 12/04/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Bath and North East Somerset Council
Bath
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

13/03/2019

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