Rehabilitation for Visually Impaired Adults

Rehabilitation for Visually Impaired Adults

The Authority is seeking to commission a Rehabilitation Service as a support service for customers who are newly diagnosed with visual impairment/dual sensory loss.

United Kingdom-Warwick: Social services

2016/S 127-228048

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Warwickshire County Council
PO Box 3, Shire Hall, Market Square
Warwick
CV34 4RH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs M K Nagra
Telephone: +44 1926412026
E-mail: procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG13

Internet address(es):Main address: www.warwickshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/procurement

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.csw-jets.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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

II.1.1)Title:

Rehabilitation and Support Services for Visually Impaired Adults.

Reference number: 00003594

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85320000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Authority is seeking to commission a Rehabilitation Service as a support service for customers who are newly diagnosed with visual impairment/dual sensory loss, those who have lived their life with reduced sight loss and those who are deaf-blind. The service will also meet the needs of those already in receipt of a Certificate of Visual Impairment who experience a change in their vision.

To prevent customers from experiencing crisis that would require ongoing social care services the provider will promote the benefits of registering their sight loss to potential customers and the Rehabilitation Services available to them. This will require the Provider to work in collaboration with local hospital services and Eye Clinics to raise awareness of the support available across the County.

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG13

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Our aim is for the service to provide support and rehabilitation services to visually impaired adults aged 18 years and over living in Warwickshire.

The successful applicant will promote the Rehabilitation Service as a support service for customers who are newly diagnosed with visual impairment/dual sensory loss, those who have lived their life with reduced sight loss and those who are deaf-blind. The service will also meet the needs of those already in receipt of a Certificate of Visual Impairment who experience a change in their vision. The successful applicant will also prevent customers from experiencing crisis that would require ongoing social care services the provider will promote the benefits of registering their sight loss to potential customers and the Rehabilitation Services available to them.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 60

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

The contract start date is 1.10.2016 with end date of 30.9.2019. The option to extend the contract by further 2 years will be at the discretion of the Authority based on the contract performance. The service may be developed and modified during the course of the contract period to meet the changing demands, requirements and needs of the customers or the Authority.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

The Council will undertake its financial assessment of the tendering organisation (and if considered necessary by the Council any partners within a consortium bid) based on its own evaluation of the tenderers most recent 3 years accounts. If 3 years accounts are not available equivalent evidence which confirms financial viability. The assessment of accounts will be supported by an independent credit reference report from Creditsafe where this is available. The Council may also impose a bond or performance guarantee on the successful Tenderer.

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:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

Information about national procedures is available at: www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/102/made

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

IV.2)Administrative information
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

Date: 01/08/2016
Local time: 10:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Warwickshire County Council will be using its e-tendering system (CSW-JETS) for the administration of this procurement process. Providers must register with the system to be able to express an interest and download documents. The web address for CSW-JETS is: www.csw-jets.co.uk Registration and use of CSW-JETS is free. All correspondence or clarifications relating to this procurement must be via the CSW-JETS correspondence function. If you are having trouble registering with CSW-JETS, please email us at: procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk

Electronic ordering, invoicing and payment maybe used.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
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:

30/06/2016

 

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