Day Care Services Framework Agreement – Inverclyde Council

Day Care Services Framework Agreement – Inverclyde Council

The Service will meet the individual needs and aspirations of the growing older population of Inverclyde and their unpaid carers.

United Kingdom-Greenock: Health and social work services

2017/S 064-120471

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Inverclyde Council
Corporate Procurement, Municipal Buildings, Clyde Square
Greenock
PA15 1LX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1475712364
E-mail: brendan.hurrell@inverclyde.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM35
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.html

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: social care

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Day Care Services Framework Agreement.

Reference number: CP0247/HSCP

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Inverclyde Council is looking to commission a flexible needs led building based Day Care Service. The Council wishes to establish a Framework Agreement (herein after referred to as the ‘Agreement’) that has common content, a common set of Terms and Conditions and standardised funding arrangements.

The Service will meet the individual needs and aspirations of the growing older population of Inverclyde and their unpaid carers. The Council’s stated objectives include:

The promotion of active ageing by ensuring that older people have access to stimulating activity and healthy living advice;

Expanded preventative and anticipatory care services enabling more older people to remain independent for longer in their own home;

Shifting the focus of care toward health promotion, prevention, a proactive and anticipatory approach and management of long term conditions;

Shifting the balance of care towards more community based facilities; and

Providing support for carers.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 600 000.00 GBP

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:

Lot 1 Area A East Inverclyde

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM35

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 — Area A East Inverclyde as described within the Local Area Services Map attachment within Pcs-t.

Please see II.1.4 of this notice for a more detailed description of the Services required.

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

Start: 01/07/2017
End: 30/06/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

1.7.2017 until 30.6.2019 for a period of up to (2) two years on a year by year basis from 1.7.2019 until 30.6.2020 and 1.7.2020 until 30.6.2021.

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:

Lot 2 — Area B West Inverclyde

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM35

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 — Area B West Inverclyde

Please see II.1.4 of this notice for a more detailed description of the Services required.

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

Start: 01/07/2017
End: 30/06/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

1.7.2017 until 30.6.2019 for a period of up to (2) two years on a year by year basis from 1.7.2019 until 30.6.2020 and 1.7.2020 until 30.6.2021.

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

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Tenderers must confirm compliance with the Inverclyde Council Governance procedures. These procedures are detailed within the Service Specification at 17.0. Tenderers must confirm compliance with this process within the technical Questionnaire in the pcs-t system.

17.1 The Provider shall demonstrate the following:

(i) how the Company is legally constituted;

(i) evidence robust financial management and sustainability in audited accounts;

(ii) provide copies of insurance certificates at commencement of Agreement and annually thereafter;

(iii) have a clear and robust management structure;

Pursuant to Schedule 8 contained within the Service Specification, the Provider shall comply fully with the Governance Checklist, including, but not restricted to, the mandatory 6 monthly Governance Meetings. The Provider shall ensure that a member of their management team attends said Governance Meetings. It shall be deemed to be a material breach of this Agreement if the Provider fails to attend the Governance Meetings.

(iv) have a dedicated full-time Registered Manager who will be responsible for all aspects of the service. The Registered Manager will be employed, managed, trained, supervised and accountable to the Provider and have a span of control agreed with Inverclyde Council;

(v) demonstrate an understanding of a re-ablement approach and evidence how this is reflected in practice;

(vi) review the provision of the Service as specified in the Agreement;

(vii) have management representation at all Inverclyde Council governance meetings and be available for all care and invoice enquires, contactable by email, and telephone;

(viii) provide training to all employees relevant to their role and responsibility; and

(ix) if the Provider accompanies a Service User out in the community the Service User will incur the travel costs.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

ESPD C.1.2 — Tenderers will be required to provide examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services as described in part II.2.4 of the OJEU Contract Notice.

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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 4
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 033-053389

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

Date: 09/05/2017
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

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 09/05/2017
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:

Economic Operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

ESPD 4B.5.1 Insurance Requirements

Employers Liability Insurance of a minimum of 5 000 000 GBP and either Public Liability Insurance of 2 000 000 GBP (for Non-Direct Care providers) or 5 000 000 GBP (for Direct Care Providers), demonstration of adequate motor vehicle insurance.

ESPD 4C.10 Subcontractors

Bidders will be required to confirm whether they intend to subcontract and, if so, for what proportion of the contract.

The Provider shall be registered to provide a Day Care Service with the Care Inspectorate and shall provide the Service in accordance with the National Care Standards for Support Services. Registration must be in place for the Commencement of the Service. The Provider must demonstrate Care Inspectorate grades of 3 (adequate) and above across all areas of performance examined during inspections which cover ‘Quality of Care and Support’; ‘Quality of Environment’; ‘Quality of Staffing’ and ‘Quality of Management and Leadership’.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 7809. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

(SC Ref:486914).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Inverclyde Council
Corporate Procurement, Municipal Buildings, Clyde Square
Greenock
PA15 1LX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1475712364Internet address:http://www.inverclyde.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 (SSI 2015/446) (as amended) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.

Internet address(-es).

URL: http://www.inverclyde.gov.uk

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29/03/2017

 

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