Residential Care Services Shropshire

Residential Care Services Shropshire

Provision of Residential Care Services for Adults with a Learning Disability at Lodge Lane and Blackfriars.

United Kingdom-Shrewsbury: Social work services with accommodation

2016/S 044-072662

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Shropshire Council
Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
Contact point(s): Procurement
SY2 6ND Shrewsbury
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1743252992
E-mail: procurement@shropshire.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1743253910

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.shropshire.gov.uk

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: yes

Shropshire Council is purchasing on behalf of itself and any wholly owned local authority company or other entity that is deemed to be a contracting authority by virtue of the Council’s involvement
Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
SY2 6ND Shrewsbury
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

EMC 041 — Provision of Residential Care Services for Adults with a Learning Disability at Lodge Lane and Blackfriars.

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 UKG22

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)

Social work services with accommodation. Shropshire Council is looking for a service provider or providers to undertake the provision of residential care services at the following two residential care homes for adults with a learning disability in Shropshire which it owns:-
1. Lodge Lane, Bridgnorth which has 4 residents.
2. Blackfriars which has 3 residents.
Applicants may tender for 1 or both of the services. The contract(s) for the services will be let for a period of 5 years, from the expiry of current contract in June 2016, with an option to extend for a further 2 years.
Each home is already established and registered with the Care Quality Commission for Adults with Learning Disabilities. Each service user has their own complex needs which may range from challenging behaviour, sensory impairment, autism, and Learning and Physical disabilities. The successful providers will be required to be registered with the Care Quality Commission.
The Council is committed to providing a high quality service which facilitates access to enable Service Users to remain in the community and wants to transition these residential services over to Supported Living Services within 2 years of the date of the award of the contract.
The Council is looking to appoint an innovative provider who:
— is registered with CQC as a domiciliary care provider or will seek to become registered during the first 2 years of the contract.
— can easily meet the varied needs of current residents.
— can develop the current service in line with the Council’s priorities.
— that has a track record in providing high quality services of a similar nature.
— has proven abilities to think imaginatively about service development and improvement.
— can demonstrate an awareness of the local and national agendas for both health and social care.
— can identify improved efficiencies whilst still maintaining a quality service.
— can maximise the social and economic impact of these services.
— can actively transition these services from residential to support living schemes.
We consider The Employee ‘Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (‘TUPE’) may apply to this contract(s) with the current staff teams at both homes to be transferred.
The homes are owned by Shropshire Council and the successful tenderer will be required to enter into a lease agreement.
The deadline for the return of completed Tenders is noon 1.4.2016.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85311000

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

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

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more 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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 13.6.2016. Completion 12.6.2023

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Lodge Lane

1)Short description

Shropshire Council is looking for a service provider or providers to undertake the provision of residential care services at Lodge Lane residential care homes for 4 adults with a learning disability in Shropshire.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85311000

3)Quantity or scope

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 13.6.2016. Completion 12.6.2023
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Blackfriars

1)Short description

Shropshire Council is looking for a service provider or providers to undertake the provision of residential care services at Blackfriars residential care homes for 3 adults with a learning disability in Shropshire.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85311000

3)Quantity or scope

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 13.6.2016. Completion 12.6.2023
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

See tender documentation.

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

See tender documentation.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and severable liability.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: See tender documentation.
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: See tender documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See tender documentation.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: See tender documentation.

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: yes

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
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:

EMC 041

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

no

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: 1.4.2016
Payable documents: no

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

1.4.2016 – 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

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 1.4.2016 – 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

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.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Shrewsbury:-Social-work-services-with-accommodation./87A4MR8VK9

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/87A4MR8VK9

GO Reference: GO-2016229-PRO-7833511.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Shropshire Council
Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
SY2 6ND Shrewsbury
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@shropshire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1743252992

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum 10 day calendar day standstill period at the point of
information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful
tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Additional
information should be requested from the contact in Section 1.1. If an appeal regarding the award of contract
has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (S1 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved
parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court
(England and Wales).

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Shropshire Council
Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
SY2 6ND Shrewsbury
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1743252992

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29.2.2016

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