Care at Home Services Tender Cheshire

Care at Home Services Tender Cheshire

The council is looking for experienced, effective and dynamic prime providers to deliver its Care at Home services throughout the borough.

United Kingdom-Ellesmere Port: Health and social work services

2019/S 247-609862

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council
Town: Ellesmere Port
NUTS code: UKD6
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: kevin cliffe
E-mail: kevin.cliffe@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.the-chest.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.the-chest.org.uk
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

II.1.1)Title:

Care at Home Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Care at Home Services tendered by Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 95 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

The Council reserves the right to award any lot or group of lots to ensure quality, continuity, accessibility, affordability, availability and comprehensiveness of the services.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Chester East

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD6
Main site or place of performance:

West Cheshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council is looking for experienced, effective and dynamic prime providers to deliver its Care at Home services throughout the borough.

The Council is intending to appoint 1 or more prime providers in each of it’s nine care community areas who will be responsible for delivering the majority of current and increasing demand for services.

It will also create a flexible framework agreement covering all care communities which will deliver a minority of services and may act as an incubator for possible prime providers who could be promoted to 1 or more care communities throughout the lifetime of the contracts and framework.

Cheshire CCG’s and successor bodies may be able to use the resulting contracts and framework at a later date depending on the development of integrated working arrangements with the Council and health partners.

Annual spend for the Council will start at approximately 11 000 000 GBP and is expected to rise throughout the term.

The Council is operating this procurement under the light touch regime for social and other specific services, as set out in the PCR 2015, at Section 7 (Regulations 74 to 77) and Schedule 3. The Council intends to exercise the full flexibility granted therein to operate the tender and any resulting contracts and framework.

Value of the prime provider contracts may be c 80 000 000 GBP

Value of the flexible framework may be c 15 000 000 GBP

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Price – Weighting: 20
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: yes
Description of renewals:

Both the prime provider contracts and the borough wide flexible framework agreement will be for 5 years with possible extensions of up to 12 months at the Council’s sole discretion.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Chester South

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD6

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As per Lot 1.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Price – Weighting: 20
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: yes
Description of renewals:

As per Lot 1.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Ellesmere Port

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD6

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As per lot 1.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: quality / Weighting: 80
Price – Weighting: 20
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: yes
Description of renewals:

As per lot 1.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Chester Fountains

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD6

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As per Lot 1.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Price – Weighting: 20
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: yes
Description of renewals:

As per lot 1.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Neston and Willaston

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD6

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As per Lot 1.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Price – Weighting: 20
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: yes
Description of renewals:

As per Lot 1.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Northwich

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD6

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As per Lot 1.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Price – Weighting: 20
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: yes
Description of renewals:

As per Lot 1.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Frodsham and Helsby

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD6

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As per Lot 1.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Price – Weighting: 20
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: yes
Description of renewals:

As per Lot 1.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Rural

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD6

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As per Lot 1.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Price – Weighting: 20
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: yes
Description of renewals:

As per Lot 1.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Winsford

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD6

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As per Lot 1.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Price – Weighting: 20
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: yes
Description of renewals:

As per Lot 1.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Borough Wide Framework

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD6

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See description in Lot 1.

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

Value excluding VAT: 15 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

As per Lot 1.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement 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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 15
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

The Framework will not be limited to four years but will be coterminous with the contract term for the Prime Provider in order to optimise the commercial viability. The framework will therefore be for a term of five years plus a possible extension of up to a further 12 months. A flexible arrangement is necessary to provide robust, provider-informed and safe care to the residents of the Borough.

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
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: 21/01/2020
Local time: 10:00
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:

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/01/2020
Local time: 10:00
Place:

All tenders will be opened via the tendering portal www.the-chest.org.uk

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Depends on extension option being taken up.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20/12/2019