Provide Domiciliary Care within Bridgend County Borough

Provide Domiciliary Care within Bridgend County Borough

Bridgend County Borough Council seeks to appoint up to 15 experienced providers to enter into a framework agreement for the delivery of high-quality and sustainable domiciliary care services across Bridgend County Borough.

United Kingdom-Bridgend: Health and social work services

2015/S 196-355167

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Bridgend County Borough Council
Civic Offices, Angel Street
Contact point(s): Legal and Regulatory Services
For the attention of: The Monitoring Officer
CF31 4WB Bridgend
Telephone: +44 1656664569

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract


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

Provision of Domiciliary Care within Bridgend County Borough.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: County Borough of Bridgend.

NUTS code UK

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: 15

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

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

Bridgend County Borough Council seeks to appoint up to 15 experienced providers to enter into a framework agreement for the delivery of high-quality and sustainable domiciliary care services across Bridgend County Borough. The framework agreement will be for 2 years with an option to extend for a further 24 months and will allow the Council to purchase individual packages of generic domiciliary from providers.
It is essential for providers to support and promote the Councils objectives of delivering enabling person centred and outcome focused domiciliary care, which supports prevention and well being in accordance with the Social Services and Well Being (Wales) Act 2014. In this way, individuals requiring domiciliary care will be enabled, empowered and supported to live as independently as possible in their own homes and communities.
The required services will be provided to individuals with various levels of need that meet the eligibility criteria and are assessed as requiring personal and practical support within their own homes. These services will be predominately provided to older people, although not exclusively and will delivered to individuals with a range of care needs.
Due to anticipated demographic changes in Bridgend County Borough, demand on all ASC services is expected to increase and it is anticipated that there will be an increase in demand for domiciliary care as more people choose to remain within their own homes and communities. Therefore, providers will be need to be responsive and flexible to anticipated changes in need and demand.

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at:

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85300000, 85100000

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


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: 8 500 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend for up to 24 months.

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:
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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
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
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

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
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

27.11.2015 – 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

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

(WA Ref: 29375).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:


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