Provision of Home Care Services London – Lead Provider(s)

Provision of Home Care Services London – Lead Provider(s)

The London Borough of Lewisham or any future organisation carrying out similar statutory functions invites Tenderers to become a Neighbourhood Lead Provider for the provision of Home Care services for Adults resident in the London Borough of Lewisham.

United Kingdom-London: Welfare services for the elderly

2015/S 152-280740

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Borough of Lewisham
2nd Floor, Laurence House, Catford
For the attention of: Ms Ekuba Edjah
SE6 4RU London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2083148315
E-mail: ekuba.edjah@nhs.net
Fax: +44 2083143351

Internet address(es):

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

Further information can be obtained from: London Borough of Lewisham
2nd Floor, Laurence House
For the attention of: Ms Ekuba Edjah
SE6 4RU Catford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2083148315
E-mail: ekuba.edjah@nhs.net
Fax: +44 2083143351

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: London Borough of Lewisham
2nd Floor, Laurence House
For the attention of: Ms Ekuba Edjah
SE6 4RU Catford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2083148315
E-mail: ekuba.edjah@nhs.net
Fax: +44 2083143351

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: London Borough of Lewisham
2nd Floor, Laurence House
For the attention of: Ms Ekuba Edjah
SE6 4RU Catford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2083148315
E-mail: ekuba.edjah@nhs.net
Fax: +44 2083143351

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)Description

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

Provision of Home Care Services – Lead Provider(s).

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 UKI1

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

The London Borough of Lewisham (the Council) or any future organisation carrying out similar statutory functions invites Tenderers to become a Neighbourhood Lead Provider for the provision of Home Care services for Adults resident in the London Borough of Lewisham and who are eligible to receive personal care services under the Fair Access to Care Criteria to meet set outcomes. Tenderers shall note that they will be tendering to become a Lead Provider to deliver Home Care Services to support client groups within an agreed neighbourhood/geographical patch. The London Borough of Lewisham wants to secure the provision of high quality home care services for people living within the Borough or originating from it. Lewisham is an inner London borough stretching from the River Thames in the north to the Bromley borders in the South. Lewisham currently has a population of approximately 232 000. It is a diverse community serving various needs.

All tender clarification questions and submissions must be made via the London Tenders Portal —https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?ReadForm

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85311100, 85312200

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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:

The London Borough of Lewisham (the Council) or any future organisation carrying out similar statutory functions invites Tenderers to become a Neighbourhood Lead Provider for the provision of Home Care services for Adults resident in the London Borough of Lewisham and who are eligible to receive personal care services under the Fair Access to Care Criteria to meet set outcomes. Tenderers shall note that they will be tendering to become a Lead Provider to deliver Home Care Services to support client groups within an agreed neighbourhood/geographical patch. The London Borough of Lewisham wants to secure the provision of high quality home care services for people living within the Borough or originating from it. Lewisham is an inner London borough stretching from the River Thames in the north to the Bromley borders in the South. Lewisham currently has a population of approximately 232 000. It is a diverse community serving various needs.

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: 36 (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:

Parent company guarantee or performance body may be required. Contract Term 2 years with a possibility to extend for 1 year.

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

As stated 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:

Joint and several liability.

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings undernational laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Further detail on the relevant requirements are set out in the Company Information document which candidates will be required to complete and submit.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As stated in the tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As stated in the tender documents.
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:

0097
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 4.9.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

4.9.2015 – 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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 4.9.2015 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Claire Weaser — Governance.

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

All clarification questions and tender submissions must be made via the London Tenders Portal:https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?ReadForm

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:

5.8.2015

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