Tender for Older Persons Residential Care

Tender for Older Persons Residential Care

Rutland County Council wishes to secure the provision of block beds within a number of suitably experienced providers of older person’s residential care.

United Kingdom-Oakham: Social work and related services

2016/S 092-164517

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Rutland County Council
Catmose, Rutland
LE15 6HP
Contact person: Karen Kibblewhite
E-mail: procurement@rutland.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKF22

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.rutland.gov.uk/

I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Search
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

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Tender for Older Persons Residential Care.

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Rutland County Council wishes to secure the provision of block beds within a number of suitably experienced providers of older person’s residential care who will between them provide an agreed number of residential, nursing and respite beds to older people in the County.

Rutland has an ageing population and requires the beds to meet the needs of our older people. Rutland County Council is seeking to contract with more than 1 provider in order to establish a level of choice for service users and to ensure a range of provision. Services will enables Service Users to maximise their independence, health and well-being and support their social, spiritual, emotional and healthcare needs.

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: UKF22
Main site or place of performance:

Service delivery will take place within, or close to the boundaries of, the geographical area covered by Rutland County Council.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Rutland is England’s smallest mainland county and unitary authority. It is situated in the East Midlands between Leicester and Peterborough, and has a population of some 38 000. The main population centres are Oakham, the county town, and Uppingham, although the county is also rich in vibrant village communities.

Rutland County Council wishes to contract with 2 or more registered residential care homes and care homes with nursing beds for older people and older people with dementia, by way of a block contract from Providers who are registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and from services located within or very close to the border of Rutland County Council.

The provision included within the tender:

1. Residential care for older people;

2. Residential care for older people with dementia;

3. Residential nursing care for older people;

4. Respite care for older people.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 9 200 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 120

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

The details of the rules and criteria to be applied are set out in the tender documents.

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:

Matters related to performance of the contracts are set out in the tender documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

This procurement is conducted under the Light Touch procedure. The method of arriving at the award(s) and the criteria and weightings to be applied are set out in the tender documentation.

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: 24/06/2016
Local time: 12:00

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


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Rutland County Council
Catmose, Rutland
LE15 6HP
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Rutland County Council will incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill period at the point of notification of the decision to award the contract. The decision notice will incorporate the award criteria, the reasons for the decision, the reasons (if any) why a tenderer did not meet any specification, the identity of the successful tenderers and a precise statement of when the standstill period is expected to end. Any challenge or appeal against the award decision must be communicated to the address stated in I.1) above within the standstill period. If an appeal or challenge to award the contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved bidders to take action in the High Court. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months, although this period may be reduced to 30 days in certain circumstances). Where a legal challenge is made after the contract has been entered into then that contract could be declared ineffective and / or shortened and / or a fine imposed by the Court.

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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