Specialist Residential and Nursing Respite Service – Barnsley
Specialist Residential and Nursing Respite Service for Adults with a Learning and/or Physical Disability.
United Kingdom-Barnsley: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Ms Jenny Grant
NUTS code: UKE31
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Provision of a Specialist Residential and Nursing Respite Service for Adults with a Learning and/or Physical Disability
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council is looking to establish a contract with a provider for a respite service, providing both residential and nursing support to adults with a learning disability and/or physical disability.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Barnsley Council are seeking providers to deliver a building based respite service (Silver Street, Dodworth, Barnsley S75 3NP). The service will provide both residential and nursing support to adults with a learning disability and/or a physical disability based on the fundamental principles of rights, independence, choice, inclusion and safety.
The service will primarily offer respite to people with a level of support needs that require supervision from registered nursing staff, or whose needs can only be met in a provision that has a suitable physical environment, resources and facilities (i.e. tracking and hoist system). Exclusions to this will only be considered following consultation with carers, the Provider and the Commissioner.
The service will be offered to adults with a learning disability and/or Physical Disability aged 18 and over, living in the Barnsley area with the following criteria:
— who’s carers have been assessed as eligible for short breaks from their caring role under the current carers assessment process,
— who are currently living with shared lives carers who are eligible to a break from their caring role.
To ensure the long term viability of this service the provider will aim to maintain a bed occupancy level of 80 %. This allows flexibility and choice of bookings and a provision for emergency needs to be met, whilst also demonstrating efficient usage and good value for money.
Please note the Council intends to hold a bidder session on the 6.12.2018, 2:00 p.m. to give an overview of the contract and the tendering process. It is not compulsory to attend this session but those looking for additional information on the YORtender system and the tendering process are advised to request a place.
Requests to attend should be submitted via the message centre in YORtender by the 4.12.2018 where possible. Your message should include name, email and telephone number of up to 2 people from your organisation who you wish to attend.
Please note this session does not prevent bidders from asking additional clarification questions whilst the tender is published.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
The contract is subject to 2 further extension periods each of 12 months
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: