Tender for Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Mental Health Assessors

Tender for Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Mental Health Assessors

The City of Wolverhampton Council is looking to commission services from suitably qualified Provider(s) who can offer the provision of Section 12 doctors Assessments to eligible customers.

United Kingdom-Wolverhampton: Health services

2018/S 135-309397

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Wolverhampton City Council
Civic Centre, St Peters Square
Wolverhampton
WV1 1RL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Chanpreet Dhesi
Telephone: +44 1902551167
E-mail: chanpreet.dhesi@wolverhampton.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk

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

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

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:

PP18082 — Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Mental Health Assessors (MHA)

Reference number: DN340983

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The City of Wolverhampton Council is looking to commission services from suitably qualified Provider(s) who can offer the provision of Section 12 doctors Assessments to eligible customers to safeguard against an unlawful deprivation of liberty taking place.

The Supervisory Body, under the terms of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and as amended by the Mental Health Act of 2007 have a duty to ensure that Best Interest Assessors are available to complete a range of assessments in hospitals and care homes. The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards are part of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, which provides the essential framework for people who need to make decisions on behalf of someone else who lacks mental capacity. They are used to protect the rights of people who are deprived of their liberty so that they can be given necessary care or treatment.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG39

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The City of Wolverhampton Council is looking to commission service(s) from suitably qualified Provider(s) who can offer the provision of Section 12 doctors Assessments to eligible customers to safeguard against an unlawful deprivation of liberty taking place.

The Supervisory Body (The City of Wolverhampton Council), under the terms of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) and as amended by the Mental Health Act of 2007 (MHA) have a duty to ensure that Best Interest Assessors (BIAs) are available to complete a range of assessments in hospitals and care homes. The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards are part of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, which provides the essential framework for people who need to make decisions on behalf of someone else who lacks mental capacity. They are used to protect the rights of people who are deprived of their liberty so that they can be given necessary care or treatment.

It is envisaged that this Framework will be available to the Contracting Bodies named within the tender documentation. It will initially be in place for a 2-year period with the option to extend for up to a further 1-year period

The anticipated spend for Wolverhampton per annum is 259 000 GBP. This over the 2+1 gives a total value of 777 000 GBP. Taking into account the potential spend by other authorities within the West Midlands, the total spend is therefore 3 885 000 GBP.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 3 885 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
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)Form of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

Quality 60 %

Price 40 %

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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 13/08/2018
Local time: 13:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
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:

13/07/2018

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