Tier 4 Framework Drug and Alcohol Services London

Tier 4 Framework Drug and Alcohol Services London

Lewisham Council (the Council), on behalf of the Safer Lewisham Partnership, is engaged in the process of refreshing its framework agreement for the future commissioning and purchasing of Tier 4 treatment services.

United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

2015/S 183-332511

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

London Borough of Lewisham
2nd Floor Laurence House, Catford
For the attention of: Mr Danny Waites
SE6 4RU London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2083148015
E-mail: danny.waites@lewisham.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.lewisham.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.londontenders.org

Electronic access to information: www.londontenders.org

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.londontenders.org

Further information can be obtained from: London Borough of Lewisham
2nd Floor Laurence House, Catford
For the attention of: Mr Danny Waites
SE6 4RU London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2083148015
E-mail: danny.waites@lewisham.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: London Borough of Lewisham
2nd Floor Laurence House, Catford
For the attention of: Mr Danny Waites
SE6 4RU London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2083148015
E-mail: danny.waites@lewisham.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: London Borough of Lewisham
2nd Floor Laurence House, Catford
For the attention of: Mr Danny Waites
SE6 4RU London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2083148015
E-mail: danny.waites@lewisham.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

Health

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Tier 4 Framework Drug and Alcohol Services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 50

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: The framework is split into five lots with 10 providers on each lot.

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 2 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Lewisham Council (the Council), on behalf of the Safer Lewisham Partnership, is engaged in the process of refreshing its framework agreement for the future commissioning and purchasing of Tier 4 treatment services. The framework agreement will include rehabilitation and detoxification services provided in residential, quasi-residential and/or day programme settings for further information please go to www.londontenders.org with the below contract reference CONTRACT-A2EF-RREGJV.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Lots:
The purpose of the framework agreement is to enable the Council to be able to offer a range of interventions to drug and or alcohol users. These interventions can be in the context of structured day programmes, residential and/or quasi residential rehabilitation programmes, with the intended focus of helping service users achieve tangible treatment gains and recovery from addiction. A creative and flexible response is required to assist service users, who may have complicated treatment and social needs, progress through treatment pathways.
The Council is looking to appoint a range of providers under the following categories (‘lots’) for a 4-year period (providers may apply for 1 or more lots).
Lot 1: Structured Day Programmes (non abstinent and abstinent) Services in lot 1 will be required to undertake a range of interventions/approaches in the context of a structured day programme format for individuals who misuse illegal drugs (who may also use alcohol) or who are now abstinent. Interventions may include one or more of the following approaches: 12-step, therapeutic, cognitive based, behavioural, social learning, eclectic/ integrated, faith-based, skills based. The length of day programmes should be from 6 weeks to up to 6 months. Day programmes should be within reasonable travelling distance from the borough of Lewisham by public transport.
Lot 2: Residential Rehabilitation Programmes (abstinent drug and/or alcohol) Services in lot 2 will be required to undertake a range of interventions/approaches in the context of a residential rehabilitation programme. Interventions may include 1 or more of the following approaches: 12-step, therapeutic communities, cognitive based, behavioural, social learning, eclectic/integrated, faith-based, skills based, single gender establishments in a residential setting. Length of stay is anticipated to be between 6 weeks — 6 months, with an expectation that the provider will arrange aftercare. These services can be either locally based (borough/London) or outside of London.
Lot 3: Quasi rehabilitation programmes (drug and/or alcohol) Services in lot 3 will be required to undertake a range of interventions and approaches as outlined in Lot 2 in a setting where treatment is provided at a different location to accommodation Length of stay is anticipated to be between 6 weeks — 6 months, with an expectation that the provider will arrange aftercare. These services can be either based locally (borough/London) or outside of London.
Lot 4: Residential Programmes and/or quasi residential rehabilitation programmes drug and/or alcohol (miscellaneous) to provide a range of specialist interventions in addition to standard rehabilitation) Services in lot 4 will be required to undertake a range of interventions and approaches in addition to those outlined in Lot 2 to people with special needs and in specific circumstances. Groups covered in this lot include:
— Young people under the age of 18 (services in this category will provide residential care for young people with substance misuse issues that is activity based and promotes positive foundations for the future. Specifically they will be expected to take a holistic approach to ensure all areas of the young person’s needs are assessed and supported with strong links to local Lewisham services);
— People on court orders such as DRR/ATR;
— Mothers with babies (services working with this group will be expected to show how they will support children during the treatment journey);
— People requiring family interventions (services working with this group will be expected to show how they will support children during the treatment journey);
— Sexual/physical/mental abuse survivors (services in this category will be expected to show how they respond to the specific needs of this client group including what psychotherapeutic interventions they offer and gender specific interventions);
— People who may require medical support and/or social care in relation to mental health problems including personality disorders and other psychiatric problems (services in this category will be expected to show how they respond to the specific needs of this client group);
— People who may require medical support and/or social care in relation to physical disabilities or physical health problems (services in this category will be expected to show how they respond to the specific needs of this client group);
— People who may require medical support and/or social care in relation to learning difficulties (services in this category will be expected to show how they respond to the specific needs of this client group);
Length of stay is anticipated to be between 6 weeks — 6 months, with an expectation that the provider will arrange aftercare. These services can be either based locally (borough/London) or outside of London. Services can provide one or more of the specialism’s listed.

Lot 5: Detoxification (Not stand alone and part of 1st stage treatment):

Services in lot 5 will be required to support People requiring detoxification (Please note that we do not want to include stand-alone detox on the framework but are interested in services that provide a combined detoxification and rehabilitation service. The primary function of the detoxification service is to offer a short-stay to substance dependent clients, providing medically supervised prescribing, high level intensive assessment, care, and treatment with brief intervention therapy to those clients who require stabilisation, reduction or detoxification from harmful substances. The service will base its theoretical framework on motivational enhancement therapy utilising the harm reduction model and promoting health behaviour change.
Length of stay is anticipated to be between 10 days and 21 days These services can be either based locally (borough/London) or outside of London.
CONTRACT-A2EF-RREGJV.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Parent company guarantee or performance body may be required.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Payments will be made in arrears. Successful tenderers will be required to provide consolidated electronic invoices on a weekly/monthly basis and in addition will be required to accept payment by Government Procurement Card in those instances where supplies (under a monthly total of £5000) are made ancillary to the main contract. Please see full payment schedule for further details.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Further detail on the relevant requirements are set out in the Company Information document which candidates will be required to complete and submit.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the tender documentation in Suitability questions.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: N/A.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the tender documentation and Suitability questions.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Registered Nurses for Lot 5.

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

0115
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 19.10.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

19.10.2015 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

21.9.2015

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19.10.2015 – 14:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Claire Weaser.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17.9.2015

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