Domiciliary Care Contract 2018 – North Somerset

Domiciliary Care Contract 2018 – North Somerset

This is a Framework contract is for the provision of domiciliary care on a short term basis via a Block arrangement.

United Kingdom-Weston-super-Mare: Health and social work services

2018/S 203-462546

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

North Somerset Council
Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road
BS23 1UJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Michelle Dickson
Telephone: +44 1275888250
NUTS code: UKK12Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

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


Domiciliary Care 2018 — Contract 2

Reference number: DN310266

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

This is a Framework Contract is for the provision of domiciliary care on a short term basis via a Block arrangement for the adult population will comprise of a service that supports 3 Service Areas;

— Hospital Discharges

— Hospital Admission Prevention

— End of Life Care

The Service is to be available throughout the North Somerset area.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK12

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NSC has a statutory responsibility to provide domiciliary care services to clients who meet the Care Act 2014 eligibility criteria. This is currently delivered under via Support to Live at Home contracts which were recommissioned over the last 3 years. The Council is now in a position to be able to identify areas where these contracts need support to deliver effective and responsive services.

The Council works closely with the CCG to support services either commissioned directly through the Council or through their contracted Provider the North Somerset Community Partnership. This includes support to the Rapid Response Clinical Hub who coordinate North Somerset’s responsive community nursing service and work to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions.

This is a Framework Contract is for the provision of domiciliary care on a short term basis via a Block arrangement for the adult population will comprise of a service that supports 3 Service Areas;

— hospital discharges,

— hospital admission prevention,

— end of life care.

The Service is to be available throughout the North Somerset area.

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

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2, 1 year optional extensions available.

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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

Section IV: Procedure


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 a single operator
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: 19/11/2018
Local time: 13:00
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:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19/11/2018
Local time: 13:05

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

North Somerset Council
Walliscote Grove Road
Town Hall
BS23 1UJ
United Kingdom
E-mail: address:
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: