Dementia Advisory Services Stoke on Trent

Dementia Advisory Services Stoke on Trent

The Dementia Advisory Service will support people with a diagnosis of dementia and their families/ carers through various ways including: Being a first point of contact for information and signposting needs throughout a person’s life with dementia and for their carers and families.

United Kingdom-Rugeley: Health services

2013/S 153-266898

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Staffordshire and Lancashire CSU
Anglesey House, Towers Business Park, Wheelhouse Road
For the attention of: Beverley Thomas
WS15 1UZ Rugeley
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7738754482
E-mail: beverley.thomas@staffordshirecss.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://cmcsu.bravosolution.co.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

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Stoke on Trent CCG – Dementia Advisory Services.
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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Stoke on Trent.
NUTS code UKG23

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

NHS Stoke on Trent CCG are inviting expressions of interest for the provision of a Dementia Advisory Service.
The Service description:
The Dementia Advisory Service will support people with a diagnosis of dementia and their families/ carers through various ways including:
— Being a first point of contact for information and signposting needs throughout a person’s life with dementia and for their carers and families.
— Helping people to navigate and access appropriate services, ensuring that individuals are able to make contact with the right person for help, and supporting them to do so as necessary.
— Providing information to ensure people know of their options, and assisting people to plan for the future.
— Facilitating local connections and access to peer support networks.
— Ensuring that information about local services for people with dementia and their families/carers is recorded, accessible and maintained/ updated.
The aim of the service will be to ensure that people diagnosed with dementia, their families and carers have access to a named point of contact that can support them during the course of the illness, ensuring that they have information about the likely impact of dementia as the illness progresses. The advisors should have knowledge/ information on the range of services and support available in Stoke-on-Trent for people with dementia, their families and carers and how these can be accessed, including making arrangements where necessary for people to access these services and support as their needs change.
All other relevant information including KPI’s will be contained within the Service Specification which will be published with the Invitation to Tender documents.
The anticipated start date for the service is no later than 1.4.2014 and therefore the provider will need to be in a position to deliver the service from this date.
Bidders are invited to express an interest in providing this service by email to Beverley Thomas, no later than 6.9.2013. The following information must be stated in the email:
Organisation Name
Organisation Address
Telephone number
Email Address
Website Address
Organisation Type
The services to which this advertisement relates fall within Part B of Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations. Neither placement of this advertisement nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the Contracting Authority intends to hold itself bound by any Regulations, save those applicable to Part B services.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

Parent company or other guarantees may be required in certain circumstances. See the invitation to offer for further details.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: Any supplier may be disqualified who: (a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations; (b)is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct; (d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate; (e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority; (f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority; (g)is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information; (h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2(1)of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA; (i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively; (j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities; (k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The following may be requested in assessing potential bidders’ economic and financial capacity: (a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance; (b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established; (c) a statement of overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last two financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available. Please refer to the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and/or Memorandum of Information for specific requirements.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Staffordshire and Lancashire CSU requires that potential bidders, in submitting their expression of interest, to register at https://cmcsu.bravosolution.co.uk

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete expression of interest. Please refer to Section VI.3) below for additional information.

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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
IV.3)Administrative information
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

6.9.2013 – 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

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

until: 6.1.2014
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

If and when this requirement is offered to tender, this will be done via electronic means using the internet, and may also be through the medium of an electronic reverse auction.
Staffordshire and Lancashire CSU is conducting this procurement exercise as a central purchasing body for another NHS body with whom the successful bidder(s) will enter into contracts for the supply of the services. Any other public sector body wishing to access the contract may do so only with permission from the contracting NHS body. The contract conditions will be set out in the Invitation to Tender. Further details will be made available via documentation and information released during the course of the tender process.
Submission of expression of interest and procurement specific information.
This exercise will be conducted on the Staffordshire and Lancashire CSU portal at https://cmcsu.bravosolution.co.uk

Candidates wishing to be considered must register their expression of interest (by registering via Bravo portal i)Candidates should register on the portal at https://cmcsu.bravosolution.co.uk (registration and use of the website is free of charge). If your organisation has registered previously, you do not need to re-register. ii)Once registered, candidates must also confimrm their expression of interest by a) emailing the relevant information to Elaine Butler (elaine.butler@staffordshirecss.nhs.uk).For technical support in submitting your expression of interest contact the BravoSolution Help-desk on +44 8003684850 or help@bravosolution.co.uk

The services to which this advertisement relates fall within Part B of Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations. Neither placement of this advertisement nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the Contracting Authority intends to hold itself bound by any Regulations, save those applicable to Part B services.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Stoke on Trent CCG
Herbert Minton Building, 71 London Road
ST4 7PZ Stoke on Trent
UNITED KINGDOM

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:5.8.2013