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
Social and other specific services – public contracts
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Karen Kibblewhite
NUTS code: UKF22
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.rutland.gov.uk/
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Tender for Older Persons Residential Care.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
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
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)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.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
The details of the rules and criteria to be applied are set out in the tender documents.
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
Matters related to performance of the contracts are set out in the tender documents.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Form of 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.2.2)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
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
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.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: