Domiciliary Care Services Approved List

Domiciliary Care Services Approved List

St Helens Council Framework of Approved Suppliers for The Provision Of Domiciliary Care Services.

United Kingdom-St Helens: Social work and related services

2016/S 145-261627

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

St Helens Council
St Helens
WA10 1HF
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Nicholas Fletcher
NUTS code: UKD

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 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


Framework of Approved Suppliers for The Provision Of Domiciliary Care Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

St Helens Council is seeking to appoint accredited Organisations to an Approved List for the Provision of Domiciliary Care Services.

Those placed on the Approved List will be awarded a contract for the Provision of Domiciliary Care.

The Approved List will have 2 tiers of provider:

Tier 1 — Those who utilise an appropriate electronic call monitoring system;

Tier 2 — Those without electronic call monitoring.

From 1.12.2016 the award of each new package of care will be subject to a mini competition which will only be open to providers on the Approved List and with a contract awarded by this process.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 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: UKD

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In order to be placed on the Approved List and awarded a contract, bidders will need to demonstrate a proven track record in providing care services to vulnerable people in their own homes. They will be required to demonstrate at ITT stage that they are capable of meeting the service specification and quality standards required by the Council.

Successful bidders will also be required to be utilising an appropriate system of electronic call monitoring to be considered Tier 1.

Bidders are expected to operate the service from a base either within the borough of St Helens or from a base in a local authority that shares a geographic border with St Helens.

The service is predominantly for older people, but will also be for any adult with a physical or learning disability, those with dementia and on occasion those at end of life.

The service will operate between the hours of 7:00 and 23:00, 365 days a year.

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: 30
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

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

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: 09/09/2016
Local time: 20:00
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: 12/09/2016
Local time: 10:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

St Helens Council
St Helens
WA10 1HP
United Kingdom
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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