Domiciliary Care Services – Individual Care Packages – Spot Purchases

Domiciliary Care Services – Individual Care Packages – Spot Purchases

Provider Panel for Provision of Spot Purchases for Domiciliary Care Services (Individual Care Packages) and Continuing Healthcare Packages.

United Kingdom-Durham: Health and social work services

2019/S 078-187068

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Durham County Council
Corporate Procurement, County Hall, Durham
Durham
DH1 5UL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Kay Duthie
E-mail: Kay.duthie@durham.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKC14

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.durham.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.nepo.org

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.nepo.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

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provider Panel for Provision of Spot Purchases for Domiciliary Care Services (Individual Care Packages) and Continuing Healthcare Packages

Reference number: DN403313

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Council on behalf of itself and other bodies is seeking further potential providers of individual care packages of domiciliary care and continuing healthcare packages for adults, children and young people under a provider panel agreement (divided into 2 lots) for the provision of spot purchases for domiciliary care services and continuing healthcare packages. (It is to be noted that this contract will only be used when individual care packages are not capable of being fulfilled by providers from the framework for provision of domiciliary care services). The provider panel will be made up of multiple providers (on a non-exclusive basis) for the provision of spot purchase for domiciliary care services and continuing healthcare packages. There are no restrictions to the number of providers who may be members of the provider panel only that they meet all the requirements of the invitation to tender and service specification.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 36 000 000.00 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:

Domiciliary Care Packages commissioned by Durham County Council

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC14
Main site or place of performance:

Domiciliary care packages commissioned by Durham County Council as detailed in the tender specification.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Domiciliary care packages commissioned by Durham County Council. Please access the tender documents as detailed below for details of the specification and requirements.

Please note that the invitation to tender documentation will be issued and available via the Council’s etendering system. Organisations can register electronically for the documents via the NEPO portal http://www.nepoportal.org. Then access the suppliers’ area, select Durham to review the current tender opportunities and access the tender reference DN403313.

The Council reserves the right to allow any additional bidder(s) to apply to join the provider panel at a future date as and when required at the Council’s sole discretion provided that they fully meet all the requirements of the invitation to tender and specification. Once the provider panel has been established then the intention is for the provider panel to be re-opened for bidders to apply and membership to be refreshed.

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

Value excluding VAT: 9 600 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The duration of the provider panel agreement is 4 years subject to the right of the Council (at its sole discretion) to exercise its option to extend for up to a further 24 months (in the form of 2 x 12 month extensions or up to 2 years) from the actual end date. The maximum length of the provider panel agreement is therefore 6 years.

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

Prior Information Notice reference 2019-056646

Please access tender documentation available for free via NEPO Portal http://nepo.org – tender reference DN403313

If you have any queries setting your organisation up on the system, please contact Supplier Technical SupportProactis Helpdesk Ticketing System http://proactis.kayco.com — Email: ProContractSuppliers@proactis.com —Telephone: 0330 005 0352

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Domiciliary Care/Continuing Healthcare Packages

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC1
Main site or place of performance:

Domiciliary care/continuing healthcare packages commissioned by North Durham Clinical Commissioning Group and Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield Clinical Commissioning Group.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Domiciliary care/continuing healthcare packages commissioned by North Durham Clinical Commissioning Group and Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield Clinical Commissioning Group.

Please access the tender documents as detailed below for details of the specification and requirements.

Please note that the invitation to tender documentation will be issued and available via the Council’s etendering system. Organisations can register electronically for the documents via the NEPO portal http://www.nepoportal.org. Then access the suppliers’ area, select Durham to review the current tender opportunities and access the tender reference DN403313.

The Council reserves the right to allow any additional bidder(s) to apply to join the provider panel at a future date as and when required at the Council’s sole discretion provided that they fully meet all the requirements of the invitation to tender and specification. Once the provider panel has been established then the intention is for the provider panel to be re-opened for bidders to apply and membership to be refreshed.

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

Value excluding VAT: 26 400 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The duration of the provider panel agreement is 4 years subject to the right of the Council (at its sole discretion) to exercise its option to extend for up to a further 24 months (in the form of 2 x 12 month extensions or up to 2 years) from the actual end date. The maximum length of the provider panel agreement is therefore 6 years.

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

In respect of Lot 2 the packages will be called off by North Durham Clinical Commissioning Group and Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield Commissioning Group.

Prior Information Notice reference 2019-056646

Please access tender documentation available for free via NEPO Portal http://nepo.org – tender reference DN403313

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)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

Provider Panel Agreement is issued under light touch regime, this will be a flexible Provider Panel to allow additional suppliers to add to the Provider Panel membership which will ensure competitiveness throughout the duration of the Provider Panel agreement.

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: 20/05/2019
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:

English

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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 20/05/2019
Local time: 12:01
Place:

The County Council of Durham.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Officers of the Council.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

6 years.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

In respect of Lot 2 the packages will be called off by North Durham Clinical Commissioning Group and Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield Commissioning Group.

Please access the tender documentation which is available to download for free via the NEPO Portal –http://nepo.org and access tender reference DN403313

If you have any queries setting your organisation up on the system, please contact Supplier Technical SupportProactis Helpdesk Ticketing System http://proactis.kayco.com — Email: ProContractSuppliers@proactis.com —Telephone: 0330 005 0352

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The High Court of England and Wales
7 Rolls Buildings, Fetter Lane
London
EC4A 1NL
United Kingdom
E-mail: tcc.issue@hmcts.gsi.gov.ukInternet address: www.judiciary.gov.uk
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:

17/04/2019