Contracts for Care Home Placements

Contracts for Care Home Placements

Warwickshire County Council is seeking to re-commission its contracts for care home placements.

United Kingdom-Warwick: Health and social work services

2016/S 078-138392

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Warwickshire County Council
Strategic Procurement Unit, PO Box 3, Shire Hall, Market Square
CV34 4RH
Contact person: J D Hopper
Telephone: +44 1926412341
NUTS code: UKG13Internet address(es):Main address: of the buyer profile:

I.1)Name and addresses

NHS South Warwickshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Westgate House, Market Street
CV34 4DE
NUTS code: UKG13Internet address(es):Main address:

I.1)Name and addresses

NHS Warwickshire North Clinical Commissioning Group
Lewes House
CV10 7DJ
NUTS code: UKG13Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement


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

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


Care Homes Refresh 1.

Reference number: 00003660

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

This tender is to allow further organisations to apply for a contract to provide care home services to WCC and the CCG’s, following the original tender earlier this year.

Warwickshire County Council (the Authority) is seeking to re-commission its contracts for care home placements. At the same time NHS South Warwickshire Clinical Commissioning Group and NHS Warwickshire North Clinical Commissioning Group (the CCG’s) are also seeking to re-commission their care home provision following conclusion of their previous framework.

The Authority will be acting as lead commissioner in this procedure.

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG13
NUTS code: UKG
Main site or place of performance:

Generally within the County Council boundaries of Warwickshire County Council but also may be outside the boundaries.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is for all care home services for older people and adults with support needs which includes (but is not limited to):

— Residential and nursing;

— Physical disabilities;

— Learning disabilities and/or autism;

— Mental health needs;

— Dementia;

— Sensory impairment;

— Acquired brain injury;

— Cognitive impairment;

— Continuing healthcare.

The Authority also intends to use these new contracts to commission a range of care home based initiatives.

These services may also be subject to other modifications and changes in order to meet the changing needs and demands of the Authority, the CCG’s and the customers.

The new contracts are for the provision of care home services within the County Council boundaries of Warwickshire County Council, or where the customer is a patient of the Clinical Commissioning Group then the location where they live, which is generally within a reasonable distance of the boundaries.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 610 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 120

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

Initial 5 year contract with the option to extend for up to a further 5 years.

Coventry City Council and NHS Coventry and Rugby Clinical Commissioning Group intend to re-commission their care home services through separate arrangements. However it is possible that they may access care home services through these contracts in the future.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

The Council will undertake its financial assessment of the tendering organisation (and if considered necessary by the Council, any partners within a consortium bid) based on its own evaluation of the Tenderers most recent 2 years accounts (or if 2 years accounts are not available, equivalent evidence which confirms financial viability). The assessment of accounts will be supported by an independent credit reference report from Creditsafe where this is available. The Council may also impose a Bond or Performance Guarantee on the successful Tenderer.

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:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

Information about national procedures is available at:

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

All as detailed in the tender documentation. Stage 1 — Suitability Assessment; Stage 2 — Fee Negotiation; Stage 3 — Award Stage.

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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 19/05/2016
Local time: 12:00

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


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Electronic ordering, invoicing and payment may be used.

Warwickshire County Council will be using its e-tendering system (CSW-JETS) for the administration of this procurement process. Providers must register with the system (if they haven’t previously done so) in order to be able to express an interest in the project and download documents. The web address for CSW-JETS is

Registration and use of CSW-JETS is free.

If you are having trouble registering with CSW-JETS please email us at or call 01926 412341.

All correspondence or clarifications relating to this procurement must be submitted via the CSW-JETS correspondence function.

Providers must register on CSW-JETS and express an interest in this project in order to be able to correspond with us about this procurement.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
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:



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