Supported Living Services for Adults with a Learning Disability 2018 – 2019

Supported Living Services for Adults with a Learning Disability 2018 – 2019

Enhanced supported living service will only be commissioned for adults whose assessed needs, including complex health or behavioural needs, have identified a requirement for such a service.

United Kingdom-Aberdeen: Health and social work services

2018/S 016-033467

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Aberdeen City Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
Aberdeen
AB16 5GB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Catherine King
Telephone: +44 1467539867
E-mail: catking@aberdeencity.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM50Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00231

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

Supported living services for adults with a learning disability

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Aberdeen City Council requires the provision of supported living services for people who have a learning disability and need assistance to live independently. Supported Living Services are registered as Care at Home and Housing Support services and may be linked to designated accommodation for people who require support for up to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to live independently in their own tenancy or be provided to people assessed as needing fewer hours of essential support to remain within a more independent form of living.

The Service may include the provision of personal care, personal support and housing support and may be provided in the person’s own homes, or in other places as required.

A Framework was established following a previous tender published on 5 October 2017. In order to meet the strategic need, the decision has been taken to reopen the Framework from 1 April 2018. Providers who were successful in joining the framework from 1 January 2018, need not reapply.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 40 000 000.00 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:

Enhanced supported living services for adults with a learning disability

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM50
Main site or place of performance:

Aberdeen City.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Enhanced supported living service will only be commissioned for adults whose assessed needs, including complex health or behavioural needs, have identified a requirement for such a service.

Provision of enhanced supported living may include robust, intensive and frequent interventions and strategies which seek to maintain and develop a person’s health, wellbeing and safety. This service may also require the provision of support which is; required by legal powers, agreed guidelines or required to promote public safety.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2018
End: 31/12/2019

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

Dates provided for the duration of the initial contract. The is the potential for 2 x 1-year extensions. The value provided is for the initial contract plus the potential extension.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Supported living services for adults with a learning disability

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM50
Main site or place of performance:

Aberdeen City.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The services will be registered with the Care Inspectorate as Care at Home and Housing Support services. The services are those linked to designated supported and sheltered accommodations for people who may require support for up to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to live independently in their own tenancy. They may also include visiting floating support services which provide people assessed as needing fewer hours of essential support to enable them to remain within a more independent form of living. Supported living services are holistic in nature, providing individuals with support in various aspects of their lives to enable them to have more meaningful involvement and participation in their local communities.

The service may include the provision of personal care, personal support and housing support and may be provided in the person’s own homes, or in other places as required.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 32 000 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2018
End: 31/12/2019

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

Dates provided for the duration of the initial contract. There will be the option of 2 potential 1-year extensions. The value given is for the duration of the initial contract plus potential extensions.

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:

Bidders must confirm that they are appropriately registered with the Care Inspectorate for the services required.

Bidders will be required to provide examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services as described. A minimum of 2 examples will be required.

Additional requirements outlined in VI.1 Additional Information.

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 VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

PCST Question 1.73.4B.4: The bidder confirms the name, value and/or range of the financial relations specified Contract notice are as follows:

Bidders will be required to state the values for the following ratio(s):

Current Ratio (current assets/liabilities:1 This indicates the availability of working capital.

Quick Ratio (available cash/current liabilities:1 This indicates liquidity level.

Gearing (loans x 100/shares and reserves, as %) This indicates the extent to which the business is funded by debt.

ROCE (Return on Capital Employed) (Profit before interest and tax x 100/Capital, expressed as a %). This indicates profitability.

PCST Question 1l73.2 Insurance. The bidder confirms they already have or can commit to obtaining prior to the commencement of the contract, the levels of insurance cover indicated in the relevant Contract Notice.

It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtaining prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and minimum levels of insurance indicated below:

Employer’s Liability Insurance = 10 000 000.00 GBP.

Public Liability Insurance – 5 000 000.00 GBP.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 10034. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343.

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:

Sub-contracting is not deemed appropriate for the delivery of supported living services purchased using this framework.

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include any community benefit requirements in this contract for the following reason:

No specific community benefits will be required from providers in relation to this tender.

The nature of the framework will make the tender suitable for bids from SMEs and Third Sector organisations.

Potential providers will be required to demonstrate Fair Work Practices and adherence to the Scottish Living Wage and Ethical Care Charter.

The service will promote physical, social and mental health and reduce health inequalities and improve the economic, social and environmental wellbeing of the authority’s area.

(SC Ref:526703).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Aberdeen City Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
Aberdeen
AB16 5GB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1467530600Internet address:http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk
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:

22/01/2018

 

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