St Helens Council Domiciliary Care Services Framework of Approved Suppliers
St Helens Council is seeking to appoint accredited organisations to join an existing approved list for the provision of domiciliary care services.
United Kingdom-St Helens: Social work and related services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Ms Georgina Forshaw
Telephone: +44 1744674359
NUTS code: UK
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Opportunity to join the existing framework of approved suppliers for the provision of domiciliary care services start 1.6.2018
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
St Helens Council is seeking to appoint accredited Organisations to join an existing 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 is 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
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
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 am and 11:00 pm, 365 days a year.
Payment will be for the actual time delivered.
Contracts will run for an initial 30 month period from 1.12.2016 to 31.5.2019, subject to an annual review, with an option of 2 12-month extension periods.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
2 periods each of 12 months
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: