Residential Respite Care Services for Adults with a Learning Disability

Residential Respite Care Services for Adults with a Learning Disability

Shropshire Council is looking for a service provider to undertake operation of a respite service at a residential care home for adults with learning disabilities, in Shrewsbury.

United Kingdom-Shrewsbury: Social work services with accommodation

2017/S 175-358783

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Shropshire Council
Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
Shrewsbury
SY2 6ND
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement
Telephone: +44 1743252992
E-mail: procurement@shropshire.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1743253910
NUTS code: UKG22Internet address(es):Main address: www.shropshire.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

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
Shrewsbury
SY2 6ND
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@Shropshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG22Internet address(es):Main address: www.shropshire.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Shrewsbury:-Social-work-services-with-accommodation./63VWY38N5C
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/63VWY38N5C
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/63VWY38N5C

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:

AMCV 235 — Provision of Residential Respite Care Services for Adults with a Learning Disability.

Reference number: AMCV 235

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85311000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Shropshire Council is looking for a service provider to undertake operation of a respite service at a residential care home for adults with learning disabilities, in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. The service provides planned and some emergency respite care for approximately 50 different service users and is a valued service for service users and their families.

The contract for the service will be let for a period of 2 years, from the expiry of current contract on 31.3.2018, with an option to extend for up to a further 3 years.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 940 000.00 GBP

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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG22
Main site or place of performance:

Shropshire CC.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Shropshire Council is looking for a service provider to undertake operation of a respite service at a residential care home for adults with learning disabilities, in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. The service provides planned respite care for approximately 50 different service users and is a valued service for service users and their families and is also expected to respond to requests for emergency respite.

The contract for the service will be let for a period of 2 years, from the expiry of current contract on 31 March 2018, with an option to extend for up to a further 3 years. The value below is the estimated value over the potential 5 year term.

The home is well established and registered with the Care Quality Commission for adults with learning disabilities services. 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 before commencement of the contract.

The Council is committed to commissioning a high quality service, which enables Service Users to remain part of the community during their respite stay.

The Council is looking to appoint a provider who:

— can easily meet the varied needs of up to 50 residents

— can develop the current service in line with the Council’s priorities

— has a track record in providing high quality services of a similar nature

— has proven abilities to think imaginatively about service development and improvement

— demonstrates an awareness of the relevant local and national agendas for health and social care

— can maximise the social and economic impact of these services

— can identify improved efficiencies whilst still maintaining a quality service.

— can develop a booking system that assures fair and equitable access to the service.

— can maintain an excellent relationship with service user’s families and carers

We consider The Employee ‘Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (‘TUPE’) may apply to this contract(s) with the current staff team at the homes to be transferred.

The home is leased by Shropshire Council and the successful tenderer will be required to enter into a licence agreement.

The deadline for the return of completed Tenders is noon 11.10.2017.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 940 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/04/2018
End: 31/03/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

5 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

See tender documentation.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

See tender documentation.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

See tender documentation.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

See tender documentation.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

See tender documentation.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

See tender documentation.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See tender documentation.

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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
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

Date: 11/10/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/10/2017
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

5 years.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

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./63VWY38N5C

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/63VWY38N5C

GO Reference: GO-2017911-PRO-10997999.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

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

Shropshire Council
Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
Shrewsbury
SY2 6ND
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1743252992

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11/09/2017

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