Contract for the provision of respite care to adults (2012)

Contract for the provision of respite care to adults (2012)

Fife Council is inviting applications from third party providers to be part of a framework contract for the provision of residential respite care and support services for adults, aged between 16 – 64.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Fife Council

Fife House, North Street,

Glenrothes

KY7 5LT

UK

Chief Legal Officer

+44 8451550000
http://www.fifedirect.org.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Fife Council

Social Work, 1st Floor, Rothesay House,

Glenrothes

KY7 5PQ

UK

Alan Adamson

+44 1592583136

alan.adamson@fife.gov.uk
http://www.fifedirect.org.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Fife Council

Fife House Main Building, Fife House North Street,

Glenrothes

KY7 5LT

UK

Resources Co-ordinator

+44 8451550000
http://www.fifedirect.org.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Contract for the provision of respite care to adults (2012)

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Fife Council is inviting applications from third party providers to be part of a framework contract for the provision of residential respite care and support services for adults, aged between 16 – 64.

The framework contract will commence on 1st January 2013 for two (2) years; respite care will be individually purchased on a spot-purchase basis from those service providers who are successfully accepted onto the framework contract.

The framework contract will seek to have sufficient care provision from various service providers to meet the respite needs of various client groups allowing for choice to suit the individual’s care & support needs as well as meet their expectations from a respite service. The service will be available throughout the year and be made available 24 hours per day.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=240681.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

321000 Adults and Older Peoples Services

100 All Scotland
120 … Highlands and Islands
130 … Aberdeen & North-East
140 … Tayside, Central & Fife
150 … Glasgow & Strathclyde
160 … Edinburgh & Lothians
170 … Scotland South

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Framework contract for the provision of respite service where services will be purchased on an individual service user, spot purchase basis depending on the needs of the individual matched to those services offered by the service providers who are accepted onto the framework contract.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

One single submission process however there will be two stages to the tender evaluation process within the Selection & Evaluation process.

Tenderers must satisfy the mandatory requirements from Stage one of the process to allow them to process onto Stage two

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

N/a

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation  15-10-2012

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
22-10-2012  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date  17-12-2012

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(SC Ref:240681)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

01-10-2012