Care and Support Services Framework Northumberland

Care and Support Services Framework Northumberland

Framework for Adults and Young Children with a Physical Disability and/or a Mental Health Condition.

United Kingdom-Morpeth: Health and social work services

2017/S 065-122505

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
NE61 2EF
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Leanne Stewart
Telephone: +44 1670622360
E-mail: leanne.stewart@northumberland.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKC2

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk

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

I.2)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:

Framework for Adults and Young Children with a Physical Disability and/or a Mental Health Condition.

Reference number: DN253961

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Northumberland County Council are seeking tenders from organisations through an Open procurement process under the Light Touch Regime of the Public Contract Regulations 2015. This framework will provide care and support services for Adults aged 16+ with a learning disability, mental health condition, and/or autism; Individual disabled children, young people and their families through a variety of targeted and specialist short break respite opportunities delivered within the home or community.

This Framework with be organised into 4 lots, as follows:

Lot 1: Young people aged 16+ and adults with low level support needs.

Lot 2: Young people aged 16+ and adults with medium level support needs.

Lot 3: Young people aged 16+ and adults with high level support needs.

Lot 4: Children and Young People personal support service.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Young people aged 16+ and adults with low level support needs

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85100000
85300000
98000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC2

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This service will provide care for people with a mild or moderate learning disability, autism, and/or mental health condition. It may also support people with additional physical disabilities. Staff will need to be trained to awareness level of care needs inclusive of specific training in autism; physical health conditions associated with learning disabilities, learning disabilities and mental health vulnerabilities. Service Users may have levels of independence around the home and out in the community with limited occasional night time support using assistive technology or similar systems.

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

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Upon contract expiry.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Young people aged 16+ and adults with medium support needs

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85100000
85300000
98000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC2

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Service Users may have a learning disability, and/or autism, and/or mental health conditions that will require support throughout the day and/or night. Needs can be as per Lot 1 with additional complexities that require enhanced care packages across the day and night. Service Users will have a written care plan, and/ or behaviour support plan, which describes their care, treatment, and risk management. Contingency management will be built into their care packages. Care plans may be supported by care management. Staff should be trained and have experience of supporting people with autism, physical disabilities, challenging behaviour, learning disabilities and mental health conditions. Staff will need to be trained in NAPPI Level 1 as a minimum.

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

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Upon contract expiry.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Young people aged 16+ and adults with complex or high support needs

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85100000
85300000
98000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC2

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The service shall support adults living in their own home with a severe or complex learning disability, and/or mental health condition and/or autism and/or long term health conditions where medical intervention may be required i.e. epilepsy and/or diabetes. Service Users may have been detained under Section 3, Mental Health Act (2005) and/or have been inpatients with Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust. Needs are likely to be complex and include behaviours that may be challenging. Service Users will require support from experienced staff and may require clinically trained staff to support them in their daily activities. The Supplier must recognise the uniqueness of individuals, support their complex needs and promote the principles of ordinary living. This may include Service Users with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities (PMLD), Autistic Spectrum Condition, mental health needs, and forensic needs.

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

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Upon contract expiry.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Children and Young People Personal Support Services

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000
85100000
85300000
98000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC2

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The service is required to provide disabled children and young people aged 0-16 with an individual support service that is personalised to meet their bespoke needs. Children and young people may be eligible for support and services if they have a physical or mental impairment, which has a substantial and long-term effect on their ability to carry out day to day activities; and need some support to enable them to live in the family home and the community.

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

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Upon contract expiry.

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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
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: yes
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: 05/05/2017
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: 05/05/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
NE61 2EF
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:

30/03/2017

 

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