Community support for older people Norfolk

Community support for older people

To support older people to remain living independently and safely in their homes through the provision of housing related support. UK-Norwich: health and social work services

2012/S 53-086928

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Norfolk County Council
Room 701, County Hall, Martineau Lane
For the attention of: Mrs Annie Southgate
NR1 2DH Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1603228991
E-mail: sourcingteam@norfolk.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.norfolk.gov.uk

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: 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: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

NCCT40058. Community support for older people.
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 UKH13

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

To support older people to remain living independently and safely in their homes through the provision of housing related support. The support will encompass low level community health, social care and housing support. The key aims of the service are:
— To ensure older people are able to explore their housing, health and social care options and be supported to remain living independently in a housing setting of their choice,
— To provide equitable access to services, specifically for people living in tenures other than sheltered housing that have needs that are not currently being met,
— To meet people’s wider needs through a support service which integrates community health and social care support, within one overall service that is free to the customer at the point of delivery.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85310000, 85312310, 85312320

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

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

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more 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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 850 000,00 and 4 250 000,00 GBP
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: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: East – Great Yarmouth

1)Short description

To support older people to remain living independently and safely in their homes through the provision of housing related support. The support will encompass low level community health, social care and housing support.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85310000, 85312310, 85312320

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 130 582,00 and 652 910,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

As detailed in the ITT documents.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: North Norfolk

1)Short description

To support older people to remain living independently and safely in their homes through the provision of housing related support. The support will encompass low level community health, social care and housing support.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85310000, 85312310, 85312320

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 181 994,00 and 909 970,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

As detailed in the ITT documents.
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Norwich

1)Short description

To support older people to remain living independently and safely in their homes through the provision of housing related support. The support will encompass low level community health, social care and housing support.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85310000, 85312310, 85312320

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 160 568,00 and 802 840,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

As detailed in the ITT documents.
Lot No: 4 Lot title: South Norfolk

1)Short description

To support older people to remain living independently and safely in their homes through the provision of housing related support. The support will encompass low level community health, social care and housing support.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85310000, 85312310, 85312320

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 193 988,00 and 969 940,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

As detailed in the ITT documents.
Lot No: 5 Lot title: West Norfolk

1)Short description

To support older people to remain living independently and safely in their homes through the provision of housing related support. The support will encompass low level community health, social care and housing support.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85310000, 85312310, 85312320

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 182 868,00 and 914 340,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

As detailed in the ITT documents.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

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

As detailed in the ITT document.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As detailed in the ITT document.
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: As detailed in the ITT document.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the ITT document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the ITT document.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the ITT document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in the ITT document.
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: no
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
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:

NCCT40058
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 028-045317 of 10.2.2012

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: 14.5.2012 – 14:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

21.5.2012 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 21.5.2012 – 14:00
Place:

County Hall, Norwich NR1 2DH, UNITED KINGDOM.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Head of Democratic Serrvices.

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

Norfolk County Council intends to enter into one or more contracts to provide Community Support for older people across Norfolk. It is not envisaged that services will differ significantly within each locality however as local commissioning forums develop the successful providers will be expected to engage with them and seek to develop the service in line with the needs of that locality.
This is a procurement for services specified in part B of Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (“part B services”). Accordingly, and notwithstanding the advertising of this procurement exercise in the Official Journal, the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) only apply in part. The procurement exercise will be conducted in accordance with the information contained in the contract documents.
The Authority has voluntarily advertised this procurement exercise in the Official Journal, solely in order to reach as wide an audience as possible. The Authority has been constrained by the forms used by the Publications Office to describe the procurement procedure as “Open”. This will be a one-stage procurement process, but the authority does not bind itself to conduct the procurement process in accordance with the open procedure, as described in the Regulations, nor to abide by any other part of the Regulations which does not expressly apply to procurements for part B services.
Any dates given are intended to be a guide only and as such are subject to change. Please note the contract duration stated in II.3 represents the initial contract length. At the Council’s decretion an additional one year, subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funding, may be granted at the end of the initial contract term, and a further one year (at the Council’s discretion) at the end of the first extension.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

See VI.4.2

Body responsible for mediation procedures

See VI.4.2

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Council has voluntarily decided to incorporate a standstill period at the point when information on the proposed award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of ten calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. Aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by any breach of the Council’s obligations may take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

See VI.4.2

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:14.3.2012