Domiciliary and Personal Care Spot Purchase Contract London

Domiciliary and Personal Care Spot Purchase Contract London

The authority is seeking to conclude a framework with a single domiciliary care provider for the spot purchase of domiciliary and personal care services to adults.

United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

2018/S 193-436633

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Tower Hamlets
Mulberry Place
E14 2BG
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement
Telephone: +44 2073644099
NUTS code: UKI4
Internet address(es):Main address: of the buyer profile:
I.2)Information about 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


HAC5398 Domiciliary and Personal Care: Northwest Quadrant

Reference number: DN368045

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The authority is seeking to conclude a framework with a single domiciliary care provider for the spot purchase of domiciliary and personal care services to adults aged 18 + in the North West of the Borough, to be awarded for an initial period of 12 months, with options to extend for a further 2 periods of 12 months (36 months in total), commencing in February 2019. A bidder’s conference for prospective tenderers will be held on the 11.10.2018.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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: UKI4

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council intends to issue an invitation to tender for a framework for domiciliary and personal care from which individual packages of care and support will be spot purchased. Inclusion in the framework will not in itself guarantee a particular level of business for the provider,. Standard contractual terms and conditions will apply with individual purchase orders subsequently being used to create a contract for service on an individual basis.

The indicative value of contracts to be awarded per annum is 700 000 GBP

Bidders will have to demonstrate how they will promote the ethos of independence and choice to service users, how they will enable service users to exercise control over their own lives, and how they will ensure that individuals and families served are offered high quality, safe and consistent services.

The Council is committed to becoming an ethical care Council, and successful bidders will be contractually required to comply fully with the ethical care charter published by Unison.

The service is delivered to adults aged 18 + with a broad range of care and support needs, and this means that the successful provider may be required to deliver services that include the ability to meet a number of more specialist needs including (but not limited to):

— working with people with Autistic Spectrum Disorders,

— working with younger adults and older people with complex and multiple disorders which may encompass both health and social care needs,

— working with older people with dementia and related conditions,

— end of life care.

Deadline for expressions of interest and SQ submission.

Wednesday, 31.10.2018 by 12:00 noon

LBTH is an equal opportunities employer and a supporter of ethical governance, our protocol can be found here along with guidance to suppliers and providers. Or via:

LBTH does not undertake to invite all applicants or bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender. LBTH will not be liable for any costs incurred in tendering for this contract.

If you require any further information please contact:



II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30
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: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Contract for a period of 12 months with an option to extend for +12 months + 12 months.

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.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted 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: no
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: 31/10/2018
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:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

LBTH Procurement Section
Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent
E14 2BG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2073644099
E-mail: 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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:


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