Tender for Replacement Care Service in Redditch

Tender for Replacement Care Service in Redditch

Provide Replacement Care Service in Redditch for Adults with a Learning Disability.

United Kingdom-Worcester: Social services

2018/S 193-436667

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Worcestershire County Council
Spetchley Road
United Kingdom
Contact person: Sally Dring
Telephone: +44 1905845380
E-mail: sdring@worcestershire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG12
Internet address(es):Main address: www.worcestershire.gov.uk
I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/worcestershire/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Social Services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Provision of a Replacement Care Service in Redditch for Adults with a Learning Disability

Reference number: WCC 00000918

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Replacement care, also known as respite from caring or short breaks, is the support provided to an individual due to a carer having a break from their usual caring role. It is the support offered to people needing help in fulfilling their caring commitments to reduce unnecessary pressure or stress, and usually involves overnight care for one or more nights. These can be planned breaks or short notice in emergency situations. To meet these needs, the Council commissions a number of different replacement care provisions, one of which is a service at Lock Close in Redditch. This 5-bedded service has been providing replacement care for adults with a learning disability for a number of years. Worcestershire County Council is looking for a service provider to provide a replacement care service at Lock Close and manage delivery of the contract from 1.4.2018. The closing date for this opportunity is 12:00 noon 5.11.2018

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 560 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG12
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of a replacement care service in Redditch for adults with a learning disability.

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

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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

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

List and brief description of conditions:
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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.1.1)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: no
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: 05/11/2018
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:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 05/11/2018
Local time: 12:15

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Court of England and Wales
City of Westminster, London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:


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