Inpatient Detox and residential rehabilitation services
Drugs Detox provision (lot 1) and a range of abstinence-based primary and secondary residential rehabilitation treatment services (lot 2) to be accessible to residents of Tameside and Glossop which will offer flexible treatment packages suitable for the differing level of service user need and complexity.
UK-Ashton-under-Lyne: health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council
Adult Services, Council Offices, Wellington Road
For the attention of: Mrs Kim Greeves
OL6 6DL Ashton-under-Lyne
Telephone: +44 1613423656
General address of the contracting authority: www.tameside.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: TMBC
North West Portal www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk URL: www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: On behalf of residents of Tameside and Glossop.
NUTS code UKD
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 10
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in months: 36
We are committed to reducing substance misuse related harm in Tameside and Glossop by supporting people who misuse drugs and alcohol to change so that these substances no longer have a detrimental effect on their lives or those of their families and friends. We commission a range of services that work together across the spectrum of prevention to recovery delivering a range of interventions that enable Service users to become free from alcohol and drug harm.
Lot 1 – inpatient Detox.
The aim of the service is to provide short episodes of Tier 4 inpatient alcohol and/or drug detoxification with 24 hour medical cover and multidisciplinary team support, as described below. The service exists to provide both stabilisation and crisis management, depending on the individual needs of the service user.
The objectives of the service are:
— To provide a period of drug-free recovery as appropriate,
— To provide supervised medication to prevent withdrawal symptoms from alcohol dependency alongside the clinical management of related and other medical conditions,
— To provide effective psychological interventions, such as cognitive behavioural therapy and relapse prevention therapy,
— To reduce the use of illicit or non-prescribed and other drugs,
— To facilitate, support and maximise the opportunities for abstinence from alcohol and drugs,
— To improve overall personal, social and family functioning.
Lot 2 – residential rehabilitation.
The aim of the abstinence-based primary and secondary residential rehabilitation treatment service is to provide:
— A supportive and therapeutic environment as a key component of the recovery ethos of the service provision,
— A care planned structured rehabilitation programme designed around the health, social and psychological needs of an individual service user,
— Specialist support to provide a route out of dependency on drugs and/or alcohol and re-integration into the community.
The objectives of the service are to:
— Sustain alcohol and/or drug-free abstinence in particular to follow on from detoxification,
— Provide effective psychological interventions, such as cognitive behavioural therapy and relapse prevention therapy to understand and deal with addiction,
— Develop a plan for psychological support to help a service user address any underlying trauma,
— Provide strategies to move away from the use of illicit or non-prescribed and other drugs and to overcome dependency on alcohol,
— Facilitate, support and maximise the opportunities for abstinence from alcohol and drugs as part of a re-integration strategy,
— Improve overall personal, social and family functioning,
— Encourage mutual support as a means for sustaining abstinence,
— Deliver a realistic reintegration plan to allow a service user to reenter their local community. This may involve plans for resettlement.
Providers interested in applying to be placed on the standing list for the above services should complete an Organisational Questionnaire (OQ) and a Tender Submission Questionnaire. All OQ and Tender Submission Questionnaire documentation must be completed and submitted electronically by using Pro Contract through www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk by the due date of 28.1.2013 (12:00).
Documents are available via Pro Contract; go to www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk.
If you are interested in submitting for inclusion on the Approved List but are unsure about the electronic tendering process, please contact in writing: Kim Greeves, Joint Commissioning and Performance Management Team, Council Offices, Wellington Road, OL6 6DL Ashton-Under-Lyne, UNITED KINGDOM, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
(a) Is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) Is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) Has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) Has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) Is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) Has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) Has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) Has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) Has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:30.11.2012