Domiciliary Care Provision Blackburn

Domiciliary Care Provision Blackburn

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council are seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced organisations of all types (independent sector, third sector, social enterprises etc) to provide domiciliary care services to the residents of the borough.

UK-Blackburn: welfare services not delivered through residential institutions

2012/S 236-388941

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, Town Hall, King William Street
Contact point(s): Adult Services Contracting and Procurement
For the attention of: Sumayya Musa
BB1 7DY Blackburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1254585778
E-mail: sumayya.musa@blackburn.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
Address of the buyer profile: www.blackburn.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Domiciliary Care Provision.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code UKD41
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 2

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Welfare services not delivered through residential institutions. Welfare services for the elderly. Welfare services for the handicapped. Welfare services for children and young people. Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council are seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced organisations of all types (independent sector, third sector, social enterprises etc) to provide domiciliary care services to the residents of the borough. The resultant outcome will meet the needs of personalisation, deliver high quality outcomes and value for money and make a significant contribution to increased choice, control and further independence to the residents of the borough and local community.
The Council are therefore inviting organisations to submit pre qualification requests for the following opportunities:
— Lot 1: General domiciliary care for adults – inclusion in the accredited provider list:
Successful organisations will achieve “accredited” status for general domiciliary care provision with their services advertised on the BwD ‘Your Support your Choice’ website. Members of the public and individuals with a personal budget will be able to utilise this list should they so wish i.e. through a direct payment, individual service fund or through self funding arrangement.
— Lot 2: General domiciliary care for adults – Preferred Provider Contracts:
Four ‘Preferred Providers’ for general domiciliary provision to be offered commissioned packages of care from BwD, let on a rota basis covering all geographical areas in the Blackburn with Darwen boundary at a specified unit rate. Contracts will be for an initial period of 2 years plus an option to extend on an annual basis for up to an additional 2 years (therefore four years in total).
— Lot 3: Domiciliary care for adults with a learning disability – inclusion in the accredited provider list:
Successful organisations will achieve “accredited” status for domiciliary care provision for people with a Learning Disability with their services advertised on the BwD ‘Your Support your Choice’ website. Members of the public and individuals with a personal budget will be able to utilise this list should they so wish i.e. through a direct payment, individual service fund or through self funding arrangement.
— Lot 4: Domiciliary care for adults with a learning disability– allocation on the LD Domiciliary Care Framework Agreement:
Implementation of a Learning Disability Domiciliary Care Framework Agreement with successful organisations being offered new commissions from BwD. Packages will be offered based on the confirmation of ability to meet the assessed needs of each individual and then in accordance with the most competitive unit rate offered through this procurement opportunity. Contracts will be for an initial period of 2 years plus an option to extend on an annual basis for up to an additional 2 years (therefore four years in total).
— Lot 5: Domiciliary care for children’s packages – allocation on the Children’s Domiciliary Care Framework Agreement:
Implementation of a Children’s Domiciliary Care Framework Agreement model with organisations successful being offered new commissions from BwD. Packages will be offered based on the confirmation of ability to meet the assessed needs of each individual and then in accordance with the most competitive unit rate offered through this procurement opportunity. Contracts will be for an initial period of 2 years plus an option to extend on an annual basis for up to an additional 2 years (therefore 4 years in total).
These ‘lots’ are not co-dependant and organisations are able bid for one or more of these as they wish.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85312400, 85311100, 85311200, 85311300

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: The initial contract period is for two years. There will be an option to extend the contract for a further 2 years dependent on performance and funding.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: General domiciliary care for adults – inclusion in the accredited provider list

1)Short description
Successful organisations will achieve “accredited” status for general domiciliary care provision with their services advertised on the BwD ‘Your Support your Choice’ website. Members of the public and individuals with a personal budget will be able to utilise this list should they so wish i.e. through a direct payment, individual service fund or through self funding arrangement.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85311100, 85312400

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: General domiciliary care for adults – Preferred Provider Contracts
1)Short description
Four ‘Preferred Providers’ for general domiciliary provision to be offered commissioned packages of care from BwD, let on a rota basis covering all geographical areas in the Blackburn with Darwen boundary at a specified unit rate. Contracts will be for an initial period of 2 years plus an option to extend on an annual basis for up to an additional 2 years (therefore 4 years in total).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85311100, 85312400

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Domiciliary care for adults with a learning disability – inclusion in the accredited provider list
1)Short description
Successful organisations will achieve “accredited” status for domiciliary care provision for people with a Learning Disability with their services advertised on the BwD ‘Your Support your Choice’ website. Members of the public and individuals with a personal budget will be able to utilise this list should they so wish i.e. through a direct payment, individual service fund or through self funding arrangement.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85311100, 85311200, 85312400

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Domiciliary care for adults with a learning disability– allocation on the LD Domiciliary Care Framework Agreement
1)Short description
Implementation of a Learning Disability Domiciliary Care Framework Agreement with successful organisations being offered new commissions from BwD. Packages will be offered based on the confirmation of ability to meet the assessed needs of each individual and then in accordance with the most competitive unit rate offered through this procurement opportunity. Contracts will be for an initial period of 2 years plus an option to extend on an annual basis for up to an additional 2 years (therefore 4 years in total).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85311100, 85311200, 85312400

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Domiciliary care for children’s packages – allocation on the Children’s Domiciliary Care Framework Agreement
1)Short description
Implementation of a Children’s Domiciliary Care Framework Agreement model with organisations successful being offered new commissions from BwD. Packages will be offered based on the confirmation of ability to meet the assessed needs of each individual and then in accordance with the most competitive unit rate offered through this procurement opportunity. Contracts will be for an initial period of 2 years plus an option to extend on an annual basis for up to an additional 2 years (therefore 4 years in total).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85311300, 85312400

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
14.1.2013 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
4.2.2013
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 01/09/2017
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
GO Reference: GO-2012125-PRO-4433493.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Following the evaluation of tenders, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar days standstill period: this period will commence from the point that the information required by regulation 32 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) (“the Regulations”) on the award of the contract is communicated to all tenderers and candidates. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Regulations 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 within the time limits set out in the Regulations. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow parties to raise any issues and if necessary apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:5.12.2012

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