Day Time Support Services for Older People – Provider List

Day Time Support Services for Older People – Provider List

The Authority is inviting Service Providers to apply for their Day Time Support service(s) to be included on the Authority’s Provider List of Day Time Support Services for Older People and People with Dementia. 

United Kingdom-Preston: Social work and related services

2018/S 045-098745

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Lancashire County Council
United Kingdom
Contact person: Kirsty Harrison
NUTS code: UKD4
Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)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 to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Adult Social Care

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Provision of a Provider List for Day Time Support Services for Older People and People with Dementia

Reference number: KH/ACS/LCC/17/576

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The Authority is inviting Service Providers to apply for their Day Time Support service(s) to be included on the Authority’s Provider List of Day Time Support Services for Older People and People with Dementia. This procurement is to establish a Provider List.

To gain a place, Service Provider will need to satisfy the selection requirements and confirm they will maintain the Minimum Quality Standards through the 10 year validity, this is a Pass / Fail Criteria.

The Provider List will be open for 10 years and Service Providers are invited to submit an application using RFQ 15192681 before 6.4.2018. Following this initial application deadline, applications can then be submitted using RFQ 15192682 from 1.6.2018 at any time during the 10 years.

Once the Provider List has commenced, any Service Users can access the list. See the ITT for more details.

The Provider List does not provide any guarantee of business to any Service Providers. Estimated total value II.1.5 is indicative.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 17 330 000.00 GBP

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: UKD4

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Day time supports for older people and people with dementia offer a wide and diverse range of supports including social interactions, healthy meals, activities, personal care support such as hairdressing and bathing, exercise classes and these can be provided in a variety of settings. Day time supports are an important resource to improve people’s wellbeing, reduce loneliness and isolation, provide respite for carers and prevent or delay the need for more intensive health and social care support for those using the service.

Day time supports do not include care at home but can be provided within a residential care home as well as in specialised centres and other community centres.

To gain a place on the Provider List the Selection Criteria is Pass / Fail. Once the Provider List has commenced, any Service Users can access the Provider list and choose which daytime support they wish to attend from the Authority’s website and referrals can be made directly by the Service User, family and carers or via a social worker and the Authority’s Care Navigation Service. Please see ITT document for more information.

Please note, when searching for the tender for the Provider List on the Authority’s Oracle Sourcing Portal to look for the RFQ number with the highest number after the comma; this will be most up to date version. The Authority reserves the right to amend the RFQ number at any time, this will communicated via the all tender adverts and the Sourcing Portal.

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: 120
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

The tender is to establish a Provider List of Day Time Support Services which will be displayed on the Authority’s webpages. This will allow social care teams, service users, carers and families to easily find services and understand what supports Service Providers offer. It will also support choice as service users will be able to see and compare service within their area.

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.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: 30/06/2028
Local time: 10:00
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:

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/06/2028
Local time: 14:30

Please note the tender deadline for the initial applications (RFQ 15192681) is 10:00 6.4.2018 with the opening of the initial tender applications at 14:30 on the same day.

Then following this the tender will be open form 1.6.2018 (RFQ 15192682) for the remaining of the 10 years for applications at any time. See ITT for evaluation timetable.

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:

Please note that this tender is to establish a Provider List of Day Time Support Services. Successful Service Providers will agree to the Provider List Agreement, which provide the terms and conditions of the Provider List. Service Users can choose which Day Time Support Service they wish and only if the Service User is receiving a personal social care budget which they have chosen to be managed by the Authority a Service Contract will govern this relationship between the Service Provider and the Authority.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Courts of Justice — High Court
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000Internet address:
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

Lancashire County Council
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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