Inpatient Detox and residential rehabilitation services

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

2012/S 234-385199

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council
Adult Services, Council Offices, Wellington Road
For the attention of: Mrs Kim Greeves
OL6 6DL Ashton-under-Lyne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1613423656
E-mail: kimgreeves@tameside.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
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:
Provision of inpatient Detox and residential rehabilitation services.
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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: On behalf of residents of Tameside and Glossop.
NUTS code UKD
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 10
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 36

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council and its partners are seeking expressions of interest from organisations who wish to join a standing list of providers offering a range of specialist and non specialist Tier 4 inpatient alcohol and/or 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. Interested organisations are reminded that this tender is for inclusion on a standing list only and once approved, all placements will be subject to a panel process.
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 kim.greeves@tameside.gov.uk.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 200 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

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
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(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.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(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.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
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
Open
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
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
21.1.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
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
The services under the contract are Part B services for the purpose of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006. The Contracting Authority has chosen to advertise this contract in OJEU voluntarily, in accordance with the spirit of the EU public procurement regime and to conduct the procurement process in an open and fair manner so as to increase competition. The submission of this notice and any subsequent advertisement of the contract is not an indication that the Contracting Authority considers itself bound by the provisions in the Regulations that are applicable only to Part A services.
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: Tameside MBC will operate at 10 calendar day minimum standstill period commencing from the day following the date on which the award decision notice is sent to tenderers/candidates. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of regulations can also take legal action. Any such action should be brought promptly (generally within 3 months from when grounds arose).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:30.11.2012

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