Learning Disability Supported Living in Mendip, Somerset

Learning Disability Supported Living in Mendip, Somerset

Provison of care and support for a Learning Disability Supported Living and Domiciliary Outreach Service in Mendip, Somerset.

United Kingdom-Taunton: Health and social work services

2018/S 064-142543

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Somerset County Council
County Hall
United Kingdom
Contact person: Miss Rebecca Pittwood
Telephone: +44 1823359823
E-mail: rpittwood@somerset.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=516e8e87-ea1b-e811-80ea-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=516e8e87-ea1b-e811-80ea-005056b64545

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Provison of care and support for a Learning Disability Supported Living and Domiciliary Outreach Service in Mendip, Somerset

Reference number: DN326348

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

This tender is to re-provide an existing enabling support service to people in either their own homes or in shared and individual accommodation in the Mendip area. The tender presents an excellent opportunity for providers to expand customer support within the Mendip area. Somerset County Council is working in partnership with a provider of a Learning Disability service in Somerset to transfer their whole service to a new provider. The current provider will maintain the landlord function of the Learning Disability Supported Living accommodation.

The ethos and aim of the service is to deliver person centred support with promotion of independence, progression within the areas that people are able to do so and the expectation that providers will be key partners delivering these aims in line with reach standards Support to Live an Ordinary Life.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This service operates mainly in and around the Mendip area, with a focus on increasing peoples’ independence through care and support to 37 individuals. The customers are between 18- 65 years, though most of the customers are in their 30’s and are supported in their own homes in a mix of shared and individual accommodation. The support delivered across the services is 1000 hours core individual hours and 42 sleep ins per week and ranges from 6 hours per week up to 105 hours per week. A full breakdown of care packages will be given to the successful provider prior to commencement of contract.

Included within the tender documents is a full breakdown of the requirements within the Mendip area.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 30
Price – Weighting: 70
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 03/09/2018
End: 02/09/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 periods of up to 12 months each.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

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.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 042-091936

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 23/04/2018
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:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Somerset County Council
County Hall
United Kingdom
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:



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