Residential Services for Adults with a Learning Disability – Cambridgeshire

Residential Services for Adults with a Learning Disability – Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire County Council is commissioning residential services for adults with a learning disability, setting up an open Framework for a period of 10 years.

United Kingdom-Castle Hill: Health and social work services

2019/S 137-338438

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Cambridgeshire County Council
Cambridgeshire County Council
Shire Hall, Castle Hill
CB3 0AP
United Kingdom
E-mail: Contracts@Milton-keynes.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH12
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Peterborough City Council
Town Hall, Bridge Street
Peterborough
PE1 1HF
United Kingdom
E-mail: Contracts@Milton-keynes.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH12
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.peterborough.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=bc303860-48df-e711-80e7-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=bc303860-48df-e711-80e7-005056b64545

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:

Cambridgeshire County Council Residential Services for Adults with a Learning Disability

Reference number: DN312327

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Cambridgeshire County Council is commissioning residential services for adults with a learning disability, setting up an open framework for a period of 10 years. This means that the framework will re-open at intervals to allow for new and previously unsuccessful providers to apply to join. Providers must recognise the role they play in ensuring that people with learning disabilities experience the good health and well-being necessary to live a meaningful life. Providers should be aware that there are higher incidences of long term conditions, and other health problems, experienced by people with learning disabilities and prioritises preventative and palliative services and support to minimise potential impacts to service users. As such staff must have sufficient and appropriate training and skills to effectively engage people with learning disabilities in health promotion.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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: UKH12

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Cambridgeshire County Council has set up an open framework for a period of 10 years, commencing on the 1.5.2018. This means that the framework will re-open at intervals to allow for new and previously unsuccessful providers to apply to join.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 224 000 000.00 GBP

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

End: 30/04/2028

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

In providing the services the service provider is required to be registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and to maintain that registration throughout the contract period. All service providers must meet the ‘Fundamental Standards’ as set out in Part 3 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 (as amended) (the ‘Fundamental Standards’) and Part 4 of the Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2009 (as amended). Each service provider must be registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and will be inspected as required by the CQC.

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:
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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

This is an ‘Open Framework’, which means that it will re-open at intervals for new and previously unsuccessful providers to apply to join. This is under the ‘Light Touch’ provisions of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (Chapter 3, Section 7 – Social and Other Specific Services).

IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 240-498888

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 04/09/2019
Local time: 12:00

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
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

N/a
N/a
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point 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. Such additional information should be requested from (refer to address in Part I.1). If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (Chapter 6) 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, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly. Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court may order the ineffectiveness of a contract where serious breach have occurred in addition to any fine, the court may instead provide for alternative penalties, either contract shortening, fines or both.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

15/07/2019

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