Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Assessment Framework

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Assessment Framework

The Council wishes to secure a service provision for Best Interest Assessors (BIA) (Lot 1) and Section 12 Approved Doctors (Lot 2).

United Kingdom-Derby: Health and social work services

2016/S 176-316056

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Derby City Council
The Council House, Corporation Street
Derby
DE1 2FS
United Kingdom
Contact person: Paul Hallsworth
Telephone: +44 1332640768
E-mail: procurement@derby.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKF11
Internet address(es):Main address: www.derby.gov.uk
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.eastmidstenders.org
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

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

TD1082 — Provision of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Assessment Framework.

Reference number: TD1082

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Derby City Council, in its capacity as the Authorising Body under the terms of the Mental Health Act 2007. Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS), has a legal duty to protect people in care homes and hospitals, where a provider has identified deprivation and wishes to apply to the Local Authority for authorisation.

The Council is inviting tenders for the provision of a service to ensure Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, part of the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

The Council wishes to secure a service provision for Best Interest Assessors (BIA) (Lot 1) and Section 12 Approved Doctors (Lot 2).

Work packages within each Lot will be issued on a strict rotation basis. Providers may bid for 1 or both Lots if they have the resources meet the requirements of those Lots.

The initial contract term is for 2 years with the option to extend by 24 months in annual increments.

The value of the contract is 165 000 GBP per annum, a maximum of 660 000 GBP over the potential 4 years.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 660 000.00 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 — Best Interest Assessors (BIA)

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF11
Main site or place of performance:

Derby.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Core Requirements of BIA:

A person is eligible to carry out a Best Interests Assessment if they are:

— An approved mental health professional;

— A Social Worker registered with the General Social Care Council; or

— A 1st level nurse, registered in Sub-Part 1 of the Nurses’ Part of the Register maintained under Article 5 of the Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001; or

— An Occupational Therapist registered in part 6 of the register maintained under Article 5 of the Health Professions Order 2001;or

— A Chartered Psychologist who is listed in the British Psychological Society’s Register or Chartered Psychologists and who holds a relevant practising certificate issues by that Society; and

— Is not suspended from the register or list relevant to the person’s profession;

— Has at least 2 years’ post registration experience in that profession.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality of service / Weighting: 60
Price – Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Number of possible renewals is 2.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

2 extensions, a total of 24 months, in annual increments of 12 months. Potential dates for advertising renewals if options are not taken are: September 2018 and September 2019.

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 — Section 12 Doctors

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF11
Main site or place of performance:

Derby.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

— Medical practitioners with special experience in the diagnosis or treatment of mental disorder (including GP Principals or GPs in a salaried position) are eligible to apply for approval as Section 12(2) doctors;

— Medical Approved Clinicians(ACs) can automatically act as s12(2) doctors provided they are properly approved by the SHA, but may be required to undertake initial and update training which includes modules on s12(2) functions.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality of service / Weighting: 60
Price – Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

2 extensions, a total of 24 months, in annual increments of 12 months. Potential dates for advertising renewals if options are not taken are September 2018 and September 2019.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Any supplier may be disqualified who:

(a) Is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the Court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;

(b) Is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the Court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;

(c) Has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;

(d) Has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;

(e) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;

(f) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;

(g) Is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;

(h) Has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;

(i) Has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;

(j) Has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;

(k) Has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

(a) A list of the works carried out over the past 5 years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct;

(f) The educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work.

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
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: 13/10/2016
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:

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 13/10/2016
Local time: 10:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

2 extensions, a total of 24 months, in annual increments of 12 months. Potential dates for advertising renewals if options are not taken are September 2018 and September 2019.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Conditions relating to environmental and social requirements of the contracting authority may be included in this contract. This tender is being managed electronically. To obtain documents please go to www.sourcederbyshire.co.uk and look for the contract advert under ‘latest or live contracts’. Then click on the link at the bottom right of the advert ‘Apply online’ to take you to our e-tendering system. There you will be able to register your details and request the documents. This is done by: — Registering with East Midlands Tenders, if not already registered;OR If already registered; — Click on ‘view opportunities’ — Find the tender that you are interested in; — Click on the title hyper-link; — Scroll to the bottom of the screen and click on ‘login and register interest’ — Once you have registered your interest the tender will be moved to, and can be found on, the ‘My Opportunities’ page on the EastMidsTenders page once you are logged in. You will be able to view and download the documents for completion, along with instructions on how to make a submission.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Derby City Council
The Council House, Corporation Street
Derby
DE1 2FS
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1332640768
E-mail: procurement@derby.gov.ukInternet address:www.derby.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

‘Derby City Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be required from the contact details provided in section 1.1) of this notice. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages. (The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into).’

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

09/09/2016

 

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