Delivery of Care and Support at Surrey Court Extra-Care Scheme
An Extra-Care assisted living service in Eastleigh, Hampshire, covering 43 apartments for people aged 55+. The physical capacity for this scheme is 70 units, of which 27 units are outside of this contract. The Service Provider will be required to deliver an onsite 24/7 service which must be designed to respond flexibly to people’s assessed needs.
United Kingdom-Winchester: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Hampshire County Council
Adult Services, 3rd Floor Elizabeth II Court (West), The Castle
For the attention of: Nick Buchanan
SO23 8UQ Winchester
Telephone: +44 1962813874
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.hants.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
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Delivery of Care and Support at Surrey Court Extra-Care Scheme, Eastleigh.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Eastleigh, Hampshire, UK.
NUTS code UKJ33
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)
An Extra-Care assisted living service in Eastleigh, Hampshire, covering 43 apartments for people aged 55+. The physical capacity for this scheme is 70 units, of which 27 units are outside of this contract. The Service Provider will be required to deliver an onsite 24/7 service which must be designed to respond flexibly to people’s assessed needs whilst enabling them to retain their independence and their “own front door”. It is intended that the service will commence from 1 January 2015 and will run for 3 years with an option to extend by up to 2 years. TUPE May apply.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
This contract is divided into lots: no
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:
This service is for 43 apartments for people aged 55+. The physical capacity for this scheme is 70 units, of which 27 units are outside of this contract. Estimated contract start date is 1.1.2015.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 635 100 and 1 720 062 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: The contract will be for a period of three years, with an option to extend for a period or periods not exceeding two years in total (3+1+1).
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
As a result of the outcome of the Financial appraisal, tendering organisations may be required to submit a Deed of Guarantee (Parent Company Guarantee or Performance Bond).
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Payment will be 4-weekly in advance.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Tenderers must identify whether and which sub-contracting or consortium arrangements apply in the case of their Tender and precisely which entity they propose to be the Service Provider.
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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per ITT
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The Council will obtain a financial appraisal report from N2 Check. The report provides the Council with an overall Risk Score which will be used to assess the Tenderer’s financial standing. Where a risk score is not available then an alternative method of financial assessment set out below will be used.
The Risk Score obtained (by either method) will be assessed against the criteria set out below:
Risk Score Evaluation Outcome
26-49 Pass – subject to provision of a suitable parent company guarantee or commitment to provide a performance bond if/when deemed appropriate. If either one of these cannot be provided this will result in a Fail.
Please note: a financial appraisal using the same process will be carried out on the Parent Company to assess its suitability to act as Guarantor.
50 and over Pass Business Risk Score – Alternative Method.
Where a risk score from N2 Check is not available then the following alternative method of assessing financial standing will be applied:
Pre Tax Profit/Surplus – latest trading year (accounts) 7.5,
Percentage of change in Pre Tax Profit/Surplus between latest 2 years evaluated 7.5,
Percentage of change in Tangible Net Worth based on most recent 2 years of submitted statutory accounts 20,
Tangible Net Worth based on latest set of statutory accounts (see below for how this is calculated) 35,
Current Ratio 15,
The following scoring mechanism will be used to assess all elements of the this evaluation:
— Excellent 100 %
— Good 75 %
— Satisfactory 50 %
— Unsatisfactory 0 %
Tangible Net Worth
Tangible Net Worth (TNW) is calculated on the following basis:
TNW = Total Assets less Intangible Assets less Total Liabilities
If a Tenderer has a negative TNW but believes there are specific factors which should be taken into account these will be considered. Consideration of these factors may lead to assurance being sought, such as a Parent Company Guarantee (e.g. for Inter-Company Loans).
If “No” is selected in response to Q28, and the Risk Score for the Tenderer indicates that either a Parent Company Guarantee or a Performance Bond is required, this will result in a Fail.
Evidence of the assurance required will be requested prior to contract award. If the successful Tenderer is unable to provide the evidence at that point the Council will be unable to proceed with contract award to that Tenderer. At all times during the life of the contract the Service Provider must maintain the following minimum insurance levels:
— Public Liability GBP 10 000 000.
— Employer’s Liability GBP 10 000 000.
— Professional Indemnity GBP 5 000 000.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating of the requirements are met:
Confirmation will be required that tendering organisations have or are willing to adopt policies as specified within the selection questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per terms and conditions identified on ITT documentation.
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
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As per the criteria stated in the PQQ documentation.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
23.4.2014 – 17:00
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
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
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
This procurement will be undertaken using an e-tendering system which can be found at: https://intendhost.co.uk/hampshire
Once on the website, click on ‘current tenders’ for further information and instructions.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:21.3.2014