Cheshire East Borough Council Care at Home Services

Cheshire East Borough Council Care at Home Services

The Council is seeking applications from a number of Providers to deliver Care at Home Services (formerly known as domiciliary care). 10 Lots.

United Kingdom-Sandbach: Health and social work services

2018/S 087-195553

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Cheshire East Borough Council
Westfields, Middlewich Road
Sandbach
CW11 1HZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Susan Shaw
Telephone: +44 1270686620
E-mail: susan.shaw2@cheshireeast.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKD6
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.cheshireeast.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://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

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 (Domiciliary Care)

Reference number: DN337226

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Council is seeking applications from a number of Providers to deliver Care at Home Services (formerly known as domiciliary care). Providers will be expected to provide support to a full range of Service Users including those with complex health needs and end of life support at a level set out within this specification. As such, the Service is being jointly commissioned by Cheshire East Council, Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group and South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

The principle objective of the service is to enable Service Users to remain in their own homes wherever possible, whilst preserving maximum independence, minimising risks, achieving outcomes and promoting quality of life. Provision is expected to complement and support informal carers where appropriate.

The tender is divided into 10 Lots and will be evaluated on the basis of the Most Economically Advantageous Tender (MEAT) with the Award Criteria for all Lots being 60% Quality and 40% Price.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 65 085 276.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 7
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 6
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Tenderers may bid for up to 3 Lots as a Prime Provider (Adults) or for a place on the Adults Framework. If a Tenderer is offered a contract for 1 or more Prime Provider (Adults) Lots they will not be eligible to apply to join the Adults Framework to bid for additional commissioned work. However they will be able, in addition, to apply for any / all Lots on the Children’s Framework.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Adults Prime Providers — Knutsford, Wilmslow and Poynton

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD62

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

4 Prime Providers will be contracted to deliver the Services for a specified named patch within the Cheshire East footprint. The Council will guarantee a minimum payment of 600 hours of care per week per provider.

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: 11 232 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 optional extensions of 12 months each — maximum contract length is 60 months.

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:

Adult Prime Providers — Macclesfield

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD62

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

3 Prime Providers will be contracted to deliver the Services for a specified named patch within the Cheshire East footprint. The Council will guarantee a minimum payment of 600 hours of care per week per provider.

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: 7 979 400.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 optional extensions of 12 months each — maximum contract length is 60 months.

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:

Adult Prime Providers — Congleton and Holmes Chapel

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD62

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

3 Prime Providers will be contracted to deliver the Services for a specified named patch within the Cheshire East footprint. The Council will guarantee a minimum payment of 400 hours of care per week per provider.

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: 5 616 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 optional extensions of 12 months each — maximum contract length is 60 months.

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:

Adult Prime Providers — Sandbach and Middlewich

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD62

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

3 Prime Providers will be contracted to deliver the Services for a specified named patch within the Cheshire East footprint. The Council will guarantee a minimum payment of 600 hours of care per week per provider.

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: 9 754 290.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 optional extensions of 12 months each — maximum contract length is 60 months.

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:

Adult Prime Providers — Crewe

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD62

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

3 Prime Providers will be contracted to deliver the Services for a specified named patch within the Cheshire East footprint. The Council will guarantee a minimum payment of 800 hours of care per week per provider.

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: 7 612 490.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 optional extensions of 12 months each — maximum contract length is 60 months.

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:

Adult Prime Providers — Nantwich and Rural

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD62

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

2 Prime Providers will be contracted to deliver the Services for a specified named patch within the Cheshire East footprint. The Council will guarantee a minimum payment of 300 hours of care per week per provider.

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: 2 808 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 optional extensions of 12 months each — maximum contract length is 60 months.

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:

Care At Home — Framework Contract

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD62

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Care at Home Framework with be used to commission care for Adults to enable Service Users to remain in their own homes wherever possible, whilst preserving maximum independence, minimising risks, achieving outcomes and promoting quality of life. Provision is expected to complement and support informal carers where appropriate.

Suppliers who are offered a Framework Contract will not be guaranteed any specific volume of work, but will be offered an opportunity to bid for care packages should the Prime Providers named within a specific Lot area not be in a position to undertake the work available.

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: 19 282 096.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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:

Children With Complex Care Needs

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD62

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Personalised Waking Night and Daytime Care and support delivered by children’s nurses for children with complex health / clinical medical needs. Staff delivering this work will need to be qualified Children’s Nurses.

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: 260 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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:

Children With Personal Care Needs

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD62

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Personalised Waking Night and Daytime Care and support for children with complex health / clinical medical needs. Staff delivering this work will need to be highly skilled care workers.

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: 260 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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:

Children with Care Needs

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD62

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Support for children and families, delivered by support workers able to offer Waking Nights, Day Care, support to families in the home and support to young people in the community.

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: 260 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

List and brief description of conditions:

All organisations bidding for any / all of the Lots will need to hold an appropriate registration with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) prior to undertaking any work on behalf of Cheshire East Council.

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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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: 04/06/2018
Local time: 14:00
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 04/06/2018
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes

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

The Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

The Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

The Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

03/05/2018