Respite Services for Children with Disabilities in Stockport

Respite Services for Children with Disabilities in Stockport

Stockport and Trafford Councils are looking to commission Respite Services for Children with Disabilities in Stockport and Trafford under a framework agreement.

United Kingdom-Stretford: Recreational, cultural and sporting services

2016/S 006-006775

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
STaR Shared Procurement Service, Trafford Council, Trafford Town Hall
For the attention of: Mr James Hunter
M32 0TH Stretford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1619122572
E-mail: james.hunter@star-procurement.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1619124272

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: www.the-chest.org.uk

Electronic access to information: www.the-chest.org.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.the-chest.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
STaR Shared Procurement Service, Trafford Council, Trafford Town Hall
For the attention of: Mr James Hunter
M32 0TH Stretford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1619122572
E-mail: james.hunter@star-procurement.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1619124272

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
STaR Shared Procurement Service, Trafford Council, Trafford Town Hall
For the attention of: Mr James Hunter
M32 0TH Stretford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1619122572
E-mail: james.hunter@star-procurement.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1619124272

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
STaR Shared Procurement Service, Trafford Council, Trafford Town Hall
For the attention of: Mr James Hunter
M32 0TH Stretford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1619122572
E-mail: james.hunter@star-procurement.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1619124272

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

Trafford Council
STaR Shared Procurement Service, Trafford Council, Trafford Town Hall
M32 0TH Trafford
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Provision of Respite Services for Children with Disabilities in Stockport and Trafford.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 26: Recreational, cultural and sporting services
NUTS code

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

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 12

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 24

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Frequency and value of the contracts to be awarded: Not Applicable.

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

Stockport and Trafford Councils are looking to commission Respite Services for Children with Disabilities in Stockport and Trafford under a framework agreement.
The purpose of services provided under this Contract will be to provide short breaks for disabled children to enable these children to remain living with their families, and where appropriate attend local schools, to provide support for these families and provide a high standard of care for the child.
The aim being:
a) To work supportively with parents and carers to offer a range of high quality short breaks for disabled children and their families.
b) To provide highly trained and professionally supervised specialist workers to provide support to both disabled children and their families.
c) To provide activities for disabled children which promote their social and physical development and encourage the acquisition of language development where appropriate.
d) To promote social inclusion for disabled children by attending appropriate and relevant activities in the community.
e) To provide breaks for disabled children and their family to allow parents and siblings to take time out from the responsibility of supervising or caring for the relevant person by providing a service to that person. The breaks service must always aim to provide a positive experience for the Service User (child) as well as a break for the carer.
f) To assist parents and carers in caring for a disabled child by providing support in relation to living with and meeting their needs.
g) To provide practical, domiciliary support or personal care where appropriate for disabled children.
h) To provide, implement and maintain a proactive assessed support programme individually tailored to each child / young person’s and families’ needs as part of an integrated package of support to disabled children and their families.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

92000000, 85300000, 98000000

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:

Stockport and Trafford Councils are looking to commission Respite Services for Children with Disabilities in Stockport and Trafford under a framework agreement.
The purpose of services provided under this Contract will be to provide short breaks for disabled children to enable these children to remain living with their families, and where appropriate attend local schools, to provide support for these families and provide a high standard of care for the child.
The aim being:
a) To work supportively with parents and carers to offer a range of high quality short breaks for disabled children and their families.
b) To provide highly trained and professionally supervised specialist workers to provide support to both disabled children and their families.
c) To provide activities for disabled children which promote their social and physical development and encourage the acquisition of language development where appropriate.
d) To promote social inclusion for disabled children by attending appropriate and relevant activities in the community.
e) To provide breaks for disabled children and their family to allow parents and siblings to take time out from the responsibility of supervising or caring for the relevant person by providing a service to that person. The breaks service must always aim to provide a positive experience for the Service User (child) as well as a break for the carer.
f) To assist parents and carers in caring for a disabled child by providing support in relation to living with and meeting their needs.
g) To provide practical, domiciliary support or personal care where appropriate for disabled children.
h) To provide, implement and maintain a proactive assessed support programme individually tailored to each child / young person’s and families’ needs as part of an integrated package of support to disabled children and their families.
Category 1 — Domiciliary Care and Outreach:
Outreach service will operate in a mixture of venues, either at the child’s home or in appropriate community based locations. The venues will vary and are negotiated with the parents and the child according to the child’s developmental needs and wishes. The service may also include occasions where a child will stay overnight, at a specified short breaks facility, appropriate to their needs.
Category 2 — Overnight Provision:
For overnight provision, there must be a minimum of 1 member of staff to 2 children during the daytime. There must be sufficient waking night staff employed for all overnight stays. These staff should check on all children at least every 15 minutes. Facilities must be appropriately adapted for children with disabilities, including toilet and bathroom facilities and other specialist equipment that would be reasonably expected to meet the needs of children and young people with complex disabilities. Fixed/mobile hoists must be available where service users require them. There should be accessibility mechanisms such as a passenger or wheelchair lift for children to access upstairs facilities as required.

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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:
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: 8.2.2016 – 10:00
Payable documents: no

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

8.2.2016 – 10:00
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: 8.2.2016 – 10:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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
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:

7.1.2016

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