Adult Mental Health Day Services Blackpool

Adult Mental Health Day Services Blackpool

The purpose of this notice is to invite interested parties to express an interest to provide Adult Mental Health Day Services for the people of Blackpool.

UK-Blackpool: social work services

2012/S 73-120956

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Blackpool Council
Progress House, Clifton Road
For the attention of: Louise Lucas
FY4 4US Blackpool

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

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

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

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Adult Mental Health Day Services.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code UKD42

II.3)Information on framework agreement

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

The purpose of this notice is to invite interested parties to express an interest to provide Adult Mental Health Day Services for the people of Blackpool.
In partnership with stakeholders, Blackpool Council has developed a model based on recovery, independence and supporting social inclusion through to access mainstream opportunities in the community. The model is split into three levels:
Level 1:’Drop-in facilities’.
Level 2: Sessional/Group Activities.
Level 3: Structured Day Services.
Service delivery must focus upon the principles underpinning the model which are:
— recovery,
— community participation,
— reduced social isolation,
— peer support,
— choice and self-determination,
— meet the needs of diverse groups,
— meet the needs of people who are seriously disabled by their mental health problems,
— involve carers and service users,
— promote health and employment.
The Authority wishes to hear from any Parties who can deliver this model and have experience in delivering Adult Mental Health Day Services.
Additional Information.
Parties should contact the Authority to express an interest in delivering this service model.
Expressions of interest should be made by email to and received no later than 12 noon on 27th April. The Council will select a number of organisations from those applying to participate in dialogue.
Participation (or non-participation) will confer no advantage or disadvantage should the Authority commence a formal procurement process at some future date.
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.8)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:11.4.2012