Overnight Short Breaks for Children and Young People with Disabilities London
AfC is inviting the relevant market for a provider who has a strong track record of delivering respite care service.
United Kingdom-Kingston upon Thames: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Guildhall 2, High Street
Kingston upon Thames
Contact person: Varsha Dadlani
Telephone: +44 2085476505
NUTS code: UKI63
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/buyer
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Overnight Short Breaks for Children and Young People with Disabilities
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Achieving for Children (AfC), with Kingston Council, are constructing a new, purpose-built overnight respite facility at the Moor Lane Centre KT9 2AA. This building will be used to provide overnight respite care for children and young people who may have multiple disabilities, complex medical needs and challenging behaviour, and are aged 8 to 17 years. AfC is inviting the relevant market for a provider who has a strong track record of delivering respite care service. The aim of this service is to provide the young people an opportunity to learn, flourish and develop their independent living skills within a safe environment outside their family home and also to provide “time off” for families from the additional demands of caring for child with special educational needs and disabilities.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
Merton, Kingston upon Thames and Sutton.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
This Procurement falls under the “Light Touch Regime” Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, AfC is looking to establish a long term partnership with a prospective organisation to deliver a high quality standard of respite care to be provided by a team of qualified and experienced staff. The vision is to create a warm family type environment where children and young people are encouraged and supported to have fun, experience new things and develop their daily living skills. With a holistic view of the young person’s needs, to provide a caring, safe and supportive environment based on clear boundaries, structure and always ensuring the child/ young person’s welfare is paramount at all times.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
This contract is for a period of 10 years with further 2 periods of extensions of 3 years plus 2 years subject to meeting the requirements of the service.
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The total contract value of 22 000 000 is to allow for neighbouring Local Authorities who may access this contract subject to agreement.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
As detailed in the tender pack.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
The Contracting Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are Small or Medium Enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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GO Reference: GO-201919-PRO-13847225
The Strand, London
Telephone: +44 20194760000
The Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of the contracts is communicated to tenderers. Applicants and Bidders who are unsuccessful shall be informed by the Authority as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the Applicant or Bidder was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No. 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Councils to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may, depending on the circumstances, award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness,order the Council to pay a fine, and/or order that the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: