Care Homes for Adults with Learning Disabilities – Scotland Excel
Maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 100.
United Kingdom-Paisley: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street
Contact point(s): Social Care Team
PA1 1AR Paisley
Telephone: +44 3003001200
Fax: +44 1416187423
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.scotland-excel.org.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10383
Electronic access to information: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Aberdeen City Council
Argyll and Bute Council
City of Edinburgh Council
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Dumfries and Galloway Council
Dundee City Council
East Ayrshire Council
East Dunbartonshire Council
East Lothian Council
East Renfrewshire Council
Glasgow City Council
Moray Council, The
North Ayrshire Council
North Lanarkshire Council
Orkney Islands Council
Perth and Kinross Council
Scottish Borders Council
Shetland Islands Council
South Ayrshire Council
South Lanarkshire Council
West Dunbartonshire Council
West Lothian Council
Golden Jubilee Hospital (National Waiting Times Centre Board)
NHS Ayrshire and Arran
NHS Dumfries and Galloway
NHS Education for Scotland
NHS Forth Valley
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
NHS Health Scotland
Healthcare Improvement Scotland
NHS Western Isles
Scottish Ambulance Service
The Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service
The State Hospital for Scotland
The above organisations will be entitled to access the proposed framework, together with any Integration Authority, or other body, established pursuant to the Public Bodies (Joint Working)(Scotland) Act 2014
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Multiple sites across Scotland.
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 100
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 125 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
It is envisaged that the framework will cover 24 hour services, including accommodation, care and support provided on an individual basis for adults with learning disabilities who have a need for support in a Care Home setting, in accordance with the National Care Standards (http://www.nationalcarestandards.org/) and national quality outcomes including but not limited to the National Health and Well-being Outcomes (http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Health/Policy/Adult-Health-SocialCare-Integration/Outcomes) and Talking Points Outcomes Framework (http://www.jitscotland.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Talking-Points-Practical-Guide-21-June-2012.pdf).Note: The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.
To access PCS-Tender, record your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visithttps://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and search for project Code 3262 under s Open to All Suppliers. Please use the Search/Filter function, then select Project Code from the drop-down. Please note that once you have expressed interest in the it will move to your My s area.
For further information on using PCS-Tender, please read the Supplier Response Guide:https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/supplierhelppage/PCS-TSupplierResponseGuide.pdf
If you have already registered on Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender and paired your accounts you can access PCS-Tender through your Public Contracts Scotland Control Panel.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
85000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85320000, 85311000, 85144100, 98113000, 98133000, 98341000
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 125 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: Option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and customer satisfaction, for up to a total of 24 months up to 31.5.2019.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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
Description of particular conditions: Contract Conditions are contained within the Tender Documents.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established.
(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.
Contract Conditions are contained within the Tender Documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Where tenderers do not have a DUNS number they will be required to provide copies of their last 2 years’ audited accounts (or equivalent) and the accounts of the group (if applicable).
(1) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
It is a requirement of the Framework that each Care Home must be Registered and must maintain the necessary Registration with Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland (SCWIS) known as the Care Inspectorate, as a Care Home for adults, with conditions of Registration providing for delivery of support to adults with learning disabilities and/or autism or equivalent.
Providers must achieve a minimum quality grading of 3 or above from the Care Inspectorate in all quality themes for all Care Homes.
If at the Commencement Date any Care Home included in the tenderer’s offer has not obtained a grading of 3 or above for all quality themes at its most recent inspection, has not yet received its first inspection, or has not yet completed the Registration process, Scotland Excel reserves the right not to make an award in respect of that Care Home until confirmation of achievement of Registration and achievement of gradings of 3 or above on all quality themes is demonstrated to the satisfaction of Scotland Excel and that within 12 months of the Commencement Date of the Framework.
Services must be available to all Purchasers across Scotland.
Additionally, tenderers will be required to demonstrate and evidence their capability to deliver Services.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below
1. Quality. Weighting 70
2. Commercial. Weighting 30
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
Prior information notice
Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 115-202767 of 18.6.2014
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 24.2.2015 – 12:00
Scotland Excel Head Office, Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley, PA1 1AR, UK.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Scotland Excel Officers and Members.
Section VI: Complementary information
A compliant bid is comprised of the qualification response and technical response including responses to both quality and technical sections of the technical envelope.
Scotland Excel is using an electronic tendering system in this procurement exercise. Please register using the linkwww.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk to download the tender documentation.
Bravo ref: project 3262 ITT Number 6661 Care Homes for Adults with Learning Disabilities (05-11)
**The tender documents are only available to access online**
**The tender documents will not be sent to you**
The scope of the services to be provided under this framework falls within the definition of a ‘part B’ service as listed in Annex II B of Directive 2004/18/EC and part B of Schedule 3 to the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (‘the Regulations’) and therefore the procurement process and the framework shall not be subject to the full requirements of the Regulations. Any application of or reference to the Regulations unless clearly identified is not to be implied and should not be construed as applying any of the Regulations or bringing any of them into force.
Scotland Excel will hold tenderer information sessions which interested parties may attend. The purpose of these sessions will be to provide an introduction to the use of the electronic tendering system and provide technical guidance on completion of the ITT.
Session 1 — Friday 16.1.2015. Time: 10:00-12:00. Location: Scotland Excel, Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley, PA1 1AR.
Session 2 — Monday 19.1.2015. Time: 14:00-16:00. Location: Scotland Excel, Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley, PA1 1AR.
Should any tenderer wish to attend any one of these sessions please email firstname.lastname@example.org by 12:00 on Thursday 15 January stating which session you would like to attend, the name of the representative to attend the session, the organisation they represent and provide a valid email address and contact telephone number.
After each session any material presented at the session will be made available via the PCS-Tender system as soon as reasonably practicable after the session.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: