Short Breaks and Domiciliary Care Framework Leicestershire

Short Breaks and Domiciliary Care Framework Leicestershire

Short Breaks, Domiciliary Care and Early Support and Inclusion for Children with Disabilities (Annual Refresh 2018).

United Kingdom-Leicester: Health and social work services

2017/S 209-433559

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Leicestershire County Council
County Hall, Leicester Road Glenfield
Leicester
LE3 8RA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Caroline Dickens
Telephone: +44 1163057377
E-mail: umar.sheikh@leics.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKF22
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.leics.gov.uk

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

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.eastmidstenders.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.eastmidstenders.org

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:

Short Breaks, Domiciliary Care and Early Support and Inclusion for Children with Disabilities (Annual Refresh 2018).

Reference number: DN305365

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Leicestershire County Council is undertaking a procurement process to identify and appoint a number of service providers to provide a range of disabled children’s services as follows:

Lot 1: Short Breaks

Short Breaks provide opportunities for disabled children and young people to spend time away from their parents and carers, with friends and peers, for positive opportunities. They are intended to promote their positive mental health and emotional well-being.

Lot 2: Domiciliary Care

Domiciliary care is a statutory service that the Council has a duty to provide and it relates to the provision of care and support to children and families in their own home (e.g. personal care, meal preparation, moving and handling etc.).

The framework started on 1.4.2017 but includes an annual refresh which allows for the framework to be reopened so that additional providers can tender for inclusion on the framework.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 440 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Short Breaks

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312120

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF22
Main site or place of performance:

Leicestershire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Short Breaks provide opportunities for disabled children and young people to spend time away from their parents and carers, with friends and peers, for positive opportunities. They are intended to promote their positive mental health and emotional well-being. Short Breaks normally occur on a regular and planned basis and should be part of an integrated programme of support which is regularly reviewed. Emergency Short Break provision will need to be provided from time to time.

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: 1 120 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2018
End: 31/03/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for a further period or periods up to a total of 2 years taking the contract term to a maximum of 4 years.

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

This contract started on 1.4.2017 for an initial 2 year period and has the option to extend for up to a further 2 years. The total estimated value stated in Section II.2.6 includes the entire contract term including the option period.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Domiciliary Care

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF22
Main site or place of performance:

Leicestershire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Domiciliary care is a statutory service that the Council has a duty to provide and it relates to the provision of care and support to children and families in their own home (e.g. personal care, meal preparation, moving and handling etc.). The service can only be provided following an assessment of need and if certain thresholds are met. This service is not exclusively for disabled children and young people although they make up the vast majority of service users. Two broad areas of domiciliary care include: (i) domestic tasks and (ii) sitting service.

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: 1 320 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2018
End: 31/03/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for a further period or periods up to a total of 2 years taking the contract term to a maximum of 4 years.

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

This contract started on 1.4.2017 for an initial 2 year period and has the option to extend for up to a further 2 years. The total estimated value stated in Section II.2.6 includes the entire contract term including the option period.

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

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
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: yes
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: 15/12/2017
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/12/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The framework agreement started on 1.4.2017 and has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The framework agreement includes an annual refresh which allows for the framework to be reopened so that additional providers can tender for inclusion on the framework. This represents the first annual refresh of the framework. The total estimated values stated include the full 4 year period of the framework.

Tenderers should also note that final submissions must be made only via the ‘East Midlands Tenders’ E-tendering portal, no other submission route is permitted. Failure to follow this path will result in the tender submission being disregarded.

All documents pertaining to this opportunity will be available for download via the portal. Please ensure you are able to download all files after accessing the portal.

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VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court of Justice
The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
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:

27/10/2017

 

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