Swindon Borough Council Domiciliary Care Services
Swindon Borough Council is seeking to appoint a service provider to coordinate manage and deliver (both directly and indirectly) domiciliary care and community support service.
United Kingdom-Swindon: Health and social work services
Social and other specific services – public contracts
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Civic Offices, Euclid Street
Contact person: Geraldine Ward
NUTS code: UKK14
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.swindon.gov.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Domiciliary Care Services.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Swindon Borough Council (the Authority) is seeking to appoint a service provider to coordinate manage and deliver (both directly and indirectly) domiciliary care and community support services in Swindon (the Project). The successful provider (Lead Provider) will be required to transition the provision of the services to service users from a traditional time/task service model to an outcomes-based service model and ultimately to provide the services on the basis of an agreed Capitated Budget (see section II.2.4)). The term of the Contract will be 10 years subject to contract reviews at years 5 and 8 where the Parties will have the option to make changes to the Contract or terminate the arrangements. Please refer to the procurement documentation for further details. Important Message: The procurement documentation can be accessed at: http://www.ashfordsdataroom.co.uk and entering the following details: Username: Swindoncare; Password: swindon123.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
The borough of Swindon in the United Kingdom.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The Project will consist of 3 Phases: Phase 1— Provision of the Services on a time/task model; Phase 2 — Transition of the services to an outcomes-based model; Phase 3 — Delivery of the services by way of a Capitated Budget. The Capitated Budget will involve payment by the Authority in advance of an agreed budget to the Lead Provider to deliver Services to specific population groups. The Capitated Budget will be agreed during the term of the Contract. See the procurement documentation for more details. Modifications of the arrangements under the Contract may be made during its term to facilitate implementation of the Capitated Budget and the scope of the Contract may be extended to include additional services (see procurement documentation). The estimated contract value includes such services. Any modifications shall be strictly in accordance with Reg 72 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and shall be effected in accordance with the change procedures set out in the Contract.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Applicants must email: firstname.lastname@example.org (see instructions in Tender Guide) by no later than 1.7.2016 to be provided with log in details to the Procurement Portal in order to submit a PQQ Response. The Authority will not be responsible for any delays caused by an Applicant’s failure to allow adequate time for it to registered on the Procurement Portal.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
All rules and criteria stated in the procurement documents.
The Contract will be awarded to the participant which has submitted the most economically advantageous tender.
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
All conditions stated in the procurement documentation.
Participants should note that a performance bond, parent company guarantee or another suitable form of security may be required by the Authority as appropriate for the award of the Contract.
The Authority reserves the right to require groupings of contractors (for example, a joint venture arrangement or a consortium) to take a particular legal form or to require the lead contractor to enter into the contract as sole counter-party.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Form of procedure
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
The Authority is adopting the Competitive Dialogue Procedure which will include the following stages: pre-qualification, invitation to submit outline solutions, dialogue, call for final tenders (CFT), preferred bidder and contract award. The Authority reserves the right to have an invitation to submit detailed solutions stage between the dialogue and CFT stages. The Authority intends to reduce the number of solutions/participants during the stages of the competitive dialogue.
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Section VI: Complementary information
The Contract entered into as a result of this contract notice shall be subject to English law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
The Authority reserves the right not to enter into any agreement or award any contract as a result of this contract notice and to vary or change or not to proceed with this competition at any stage of the procurement process.
The Authority shall not be responsible for any costs incurred by any potential bidder responding to this contract notice.
Please refer to the procurement documentation for important notices in respect of commercially sensitive information and the application of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
The potential bidder awarded the Contract as a result of this procurement will be required to provide services commissioned by the Authority or its statutory successors or assigns.
In accordance with Regulations 86 (Notices of decisions to award a contract or conclude a framework agreement), Regulation 87 (standstill period) and Regulation 91 (Enforcement of duties through the court) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: