Social Care Assessment Reviews for Devon County Council

Social Care Assessment Reviews for Devon County Council

DCC are seeking to award a contract for the delivery of care reviews and associated administration for Adult Care Management.

United Kingdom-Exeter: Health and social work services

2016/S 237-431674

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Devon County Council
UK
County Hall, The Annexe, Topsham Road
Exeter
EX2 4QD
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Ben Jones
Telephone: +44 1392383000
E-mail: ben.jones@devon.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK43
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.suplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

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

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

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:

CP1341-16 Social Care Assessment Reviews.

Reference number: DN175233

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

DCC are seeking to award a contract for the delivery of care reviews and associated administration for Adult Care Management.

The key strategic priorities are ensuring eligible needs of the person are appropriately met and identify responsible financial savings to the persons care package.

The review process includes but is not limited to:

— Considering information on the person’s file;

— Gathering information from other agencies involved with the person;

— Meeting with the person directly and where applicable consulting with their representative;

— Re-assessing the persons needs and eligibility where appropriate;

— Considering personal and community assets that are available to support;

— Evaluating how effective their support has been in achieving the outcomes that are important to the person;

— Exploring options for them becoming more independent;

— Quality Assuring each completed care review;

— Provider engagement / negotiation;

— Inputting the quality assured care reviews into CareFirst.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 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)

98513100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK43
Main site or place of performance:

Within the County of Devon.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Contract will be awarded for a period of 24 months, with the option to extend by a further 2 separate periods of 12 months subject to availability of budget and meeting the objectives of this contract.

The objectives of this contract are:

— To procure suitable resources to successfully conduct 400 priority focussed Medium to High Cost Case reviews in order to realise substantial net cost savings to Devon County Council (DCC) with the first 5 months and potentially more in the future.

— To achieve this whilst working collaboratively with the individual to ensure that the needs of the reviewed person are met.

— To communicate feedback and learning to help improve future DCC processes and procedures.

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: 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
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:

The Contract will be awarded for a period of 24 months, with the option to extend by a further 2 separate periods of 12 months subject to the objectives being achieved and available budget.

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

Please Note: the contract has an indicative budget for 5 months at 160 000 GBP. There is no guarantee of volumes of business or spend. Within this contract spend is between 32 000 – 500 000 GBP.

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

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: 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: 10/01/2017
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: 48 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 10/01/2017
Local time: 12:00
Place:

County Hall, Topsham Road, Exeter, EX2 4QD.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Please Note: The contract has a budget for 5 months at 160 000 GBP. However after this period there is no guarantee of any further volumes of business or spend. Therefore the contract spend is between 32 000 – 500 000 GBP.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Devon County Council
Exeter
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

In accordance with Regulations 86 (Notices of decisions to award a contract or conclude a framework agreement), 87 (Standstill period) and Regulation 91 Enforcement of duties through the Court of the Public Contracts regulations 2015.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

06/12/2016

 

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