Learning Disabilities Supported Living Spot Purchase Framework

Learning Disabilities Supported Living Spot Purchase Framework

Providers shall work with people with learning disabilities to help them achieve their personal outcomes and aspirations in such a way that maximises their choice and control.

United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

2015/S 210-381371

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Borough of Waltham Forest
Silver Birch House, Uplands Business Park, Blackhorse Lane, Walthamstow
For the attention of: Mrs Joy Thorpe
E17 5SD London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2084965537
E-mail: joy.thorpe@walthamforest.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.walthamforest.gov.uk/

Electronic access to information: www.londontenders.org

Further information can be obtained from: London Borough of Waltham Forest
Silver Birch House, Uplands Business Park, Blackhorse Lane
For the attention of: Mrs Joy Thorpe
E17 5SD Walthamstow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2084965537
E-mail: joy.thorpe@walthamforest.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: London Borough of Waltham Forest
Silver Birch House, Uplands Business Park, Blackhorse Lane
For the attention of: Mrs Joy Thorpe
E17 5SD Walthamstow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2084965537
E-mail: joy.thorpe@walthamforest.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: London Borough of Waltham Forest
Silver Birch House, Uplands Business Park, Blackhorse Lane
For the attention of: Mrs Joy Thorpe
E17 5SD Walthamstow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2084965537
E-mail: joy.thorpe@walthamforest.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

London Borough of Enfield
Civic Centre, Silver Street, Enfield
EN1 3XY London
UNITED KINGDOM

London Borough of Hackney
Hackney Service Centre, 1 Hillman Street
E8 1DY London
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Learning Disabilities Supported Living Spot Purchase Framework.

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

NUTS code UKI21

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 0

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: The framework will run for a period of 4 years.

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 5 000 000 and 100 000 000 GBP
Frequency and value of the contracts to be awarded: The framework will be available for the London Boroughs of Waltham Forest, Enfield and Hackney to make placements through. It is anticipated that demand could grow throughout the lifetime of the framework as current contracts come to an end, hence the large range in estimated value. Providers should note that securing a place on the framework is not a guarantee of work. Whilst initially for use by the London Boroughs of Waltham Forest, Hackney and Enfield, the framework agreement will also be open for use by other London Boroughs who may seek to join the framework during its lifetime, hence the large range in estimated cost over the lifetime of the contract.

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Providers shall work with people with learning disabilities to help them achieve their personal outcomes and aspirations in such a way that maximises their choice and control. Service delivery will be flexible to respond to how each person wants their service delivered to them to achieve their outcomes, which the Authority has agreed with them. Support levels will vary and services will need to be highly flexible and responsive to changing needs; to provide support that is appropriate to each person’s requirements and aspirations and which effectively promotes their wellbeing and independence. The Service specification objectives shall be met by: · The successful application of Person Centred Planning (PCP) principles to support residents with a learning disability to;
— establish choice and control over their lives including the decisions that affect them and the services that support them, and
— to achieve and maintain a strong sense of wellbeing and improved quality of life that is meaningful to them and which supports each resident to improve their health.
Enabling people with learning disabilities to;
— pursue their lives the way they want through the positive management of risks,
— support them to retain skills already attained while learning new skills promoting their independence,
— build their confidence to increasingly support themselves in their home, and
— develop their capacity to be active and valued citizens in the communities where they live.
The development of a highly motivated and skilled workforce that can;
— develop an acute and strong understanding of how each resident they support communicates their desires, choices, likes and dislikes both through verbal and non-verbal communication.
— use this understanding to support each resident in deciding what they want from their support and services to help them achieve their outcomes and to help other professionals and agencies plan and provide the other services they need and want to use;
— facilitate GPs, dentists, housing and other services in providing their service in a way that is appropriate to the requirements and needs of each resident they support and which builds each resident’s confidence in accessing health and other services;
— offer creative, innovative and effective solutions and options to support achieving the outcomes of each resident they support and in addressing challenges that may affect each resident’s wellbeing, independence and safety;
— effectively respond to emerging good practise and changes in legislation in the delivery of support and care to people with a learning disability and who use training and personal development to continually improve the quality and standard of the support they provide.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

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:

Lot 1
Low Support
Range: 4 to 21 hours
Average: 7 hours
Aimed at people who may require some peripatetic support and care to enable their independence and help them remain in their own home.
Lot 2
Medium Support
Range: 15 to 50 hours
Average: 21 hours
Aimed at people who have a combined requirement for support and personal care and who have complex needs across learning and physical disability and mental health needs.
Lot 3
High Support
Range: 40 to 60 hours
Average: 45 hours
Also aimed at people who have a combined requirement for support and personal care and who have complex needs across learning and physical disability and mental health needs but who also require 24/7 support.
Lot 4
Complex Support and Care
Range: 40 to 60 hours
Average: 45 hours
Aimed at people with complex disabilities and health needs who require a well-coordinated combination of social care and clinical support to maintain good and positive health as well as independence and which reduces the risk of deterioration in their conditions that may put them or others at risk of significant harm.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 5 000 000 and 100 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (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:

The Council reserves the right to require bonds, guarantees, deposits and/or other appropriate forms for security. Details will be set out in the contract documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Payments will be made in accordance with the standard terms of payment detailed in the tender documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Please note the contracting authority reserves the right to require consortium bids to provide full details of each member of the consortium or joint venture and confirm that the grouping is a legal venture and to require a single contractor to take lead liability on behalf of the consortium and that each party undertakes joint and several liability in the award and performance of the relevant contract.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Contract management. Providers will be expected to meet KPI’s and agreed outcomes. The supplier agrees that there shall be no discrimination by it against any person with respect to opportunity for employment or conditions of employment because of age, culture, disability, gender, marital status, race, religion or sexual orientation.
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: Tenderers must have appropriate and local Care Quality Commission (CQC) registrations, covering all the services they propose to provide under all of the lots they bid for, by the time the framework covered by this ITT comes into force. This requirement applies to all four service levels including low support; medium support; high support and specialist support.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed within invitation to tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See tender documentation.
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

9Y7F-668FG4
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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

25.11.2015 – 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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of 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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: adminisrativecourtoffice.generaloffice@hmcts.x.gsi.gov.uk

Body responsible for mediation procedures

High Court of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: adminisrativecourtoffice.generaloffice@hmcts.x.gsi.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

26.10.2015

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