Older People’s Dementia Respite at Home Service London
The London Borough of Bromley is inviting tenders for the provision of high-quality Respite at Homes Services for people with dementia.
United Kingdom-Bromley: Health and social work services
Social and other specific services – public contracts
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Civic Centre, Stockwell Close
NUTS code: UKJ4
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Older People’s Dementia Respite at Home Service.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The London Borough of Bromley (‘the Council’) is inviting tenders for the provision of high-quality Respite at Homes Services for people with dementia, including the young onset dementia, enabling them to remain living at home as members of the community and reducing the need for admission to long-term care. It also offers an alternative care/support for the ‘cared for person’ to enable the carer to have a break from caring.
Background: This is a re-tender: Previous tender was not awarded: the OJEU Notice number for this was 2016/S 103-183994.
The tender will be run electronically using the ProContract London Tenders Portal e-tendering system and suppliers interested in receiving the tender documents will need to ensure that they are registered with the London Tenders Portal (if they have not already done so) at www.londontenders.org
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The Services will endeavour to explore approaches and partnerships to meet the social, religious and cultural needs of people with dementia, promote cognitive abilities for as long as possible, and provide respite to carers in accordance with all relevant legislation.
The service will operate to the following service aims:
— To respond to the needs of all Service Users and their carers including individual cultural and religious needs;
— To provide staff with the skills and methods to work effectively with Service Users;
— To adapt and develop the range of activities and services on offer to meet the needs of the user group;
— To develop links with other agencies, both statutory and non-statutory to the benefit of service users.
The contract will run for a period of 3 years with the option to extend for a period of up to 1 year followed by a further period of up to 1 year.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The Council estimates this procurement opportunity based on best market valuation to be valued at approx. 900 000 GBP (for full contract term — approx. 180 000 GBP per annum. Please note this is an indicative figure only. To be considered for this opportunity, tenderers must have a minimum yearly turnover of at least 360 000 GBP.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
As described in the Tender Documents.
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Form of procedure
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
Evaluation of the tender will be based on the CIPFA standing guide to the commissioning of local authority work and services tender evaluation model and in full compliance with EU Directives, the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules and in accordance with the stated criteria. Tenderers should note that the evaluation of the above criteria for Quality issues etc. will also include the operation of minimum score thresholds. If the Tenderer’s proposal receives a score below the required threshold then the bid may not be considered further. (The minimum acceptable score is a requirement to obtain at least half of the available points in any particular area).
An indicative use of this model can be downloaded from the Council’s website athttp://www.bromley.gov.uk/info/200095/tenders_and_contracts/265/submitting_tenders
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
The Council works with the London Boroughs of Bexley, Lewisham, Greenwich, Lambeth, Southwark and Croydon. In addition to the bodies identified above, in appropriate circumstances and in compliance with any legal and regulatory requirement, the opportunity for services to be provided through this contract may also be offered to the above mentioned organisations who may have similar usage volumes.
The Council may make use of the contract for further negotiated arrangements to the extent permissible and in compliance with the relevant Procurement Regulations. Prospective contractors are advised that the documents issued at this time in conjunction with the OJEU Tender Notice may be supplemented and/or amended as provided for in Regulation 53(6) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
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GO Reference: GO-20161017-PRO-8959735.
Telephone: +44 2079476000
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
The Strand, Holborn
Complaints during the procurement process are conducted under the Official Journal for the European Union (OJEU) in line with the Public Contracts Regulations (2015). Our processes are conducted in a fair, open and transparent manner. We are committed to developing constructive relationships with suppliers and are keen to generate maximum competition in all of our procurements to deliver best value and sustainable cost savings for the taxpayer. The outcome of the evaluation process is totally dependent on the competitive strength of the individual bid submissions, regardless of the bidder’s size or place on existing / previous arrangements. We are committed to treating all suppliers fairly and all feedback and complaints are given full and fair consideration. If at any stage we believe that a mistake has been made by us, please be assured that we will rectify it to the extent that we can legally do so. In order to complain you must first be registered on the eSourcing tool for the relevant procurement event. All complaints must be raised via the eSourcing tool messaging facility. If you are still unsatisfied at the outcome of a procurement competition and wish to challenge it, then you should issue legal proceedings under Part 3 chapter 6 (Applications to the Court) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and serve them on the Government Legal Department in accordance with the Civil Procedure Rules Part 66 (Crown Proceedings) and its associated Practice Direction. Please note that service by email is subject to prior agreement with the Head of Litigation at the Government Legal Department Solicitor’s Department and is not routinely given.
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
The Strand, Holborn
Telephone: +44 2079476000
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: