Domiciliary Care for Children and Young People in Bedford Borough

Domiciliary Care for Children and Young People in Bedford Borough

4 Lots. Lot 1: Community Enabling Support. Lot 2: Personal Care Support.

United Kingdom-Bedford: Community health services

2020/S 204-497608

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Bedford Borough Council
Postal address: Cauldwell Street
Town: Bedford
NUTS code: UKH24 Bedford
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: harry.bagnall@bedford.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.bedford.gov.uk

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/bedford/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/bedford/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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

II.1.1)Title:

Domiciliary Care for Children and Young People in Bedford Borough

Reference number: BBC CH 00990

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85323000 Community health services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Bedford Borough Council (‘the Council’) is inviting tenders from organisations wishing to enter into a contract opportunity to deliver domiciliary care for children and young people within Bedford Borough, with the aim of providing personal care and community enabling support (known collectively as ‘domiciliary care’). The contract opportunity is only available for use by Bedford Borough Council only. The notional value quoted on the OJEU notice is indicative of the immediate requirement of packages over the contract period (4-year term) and is expected to fluctuate throughout the life of the contract with new packages being introduced throughout the contract term and some which may drop off.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 394 879.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: Community Enabling Support

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312000 Social work services without accommodation

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH24 Bedford
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To enable the child/young person to go out and take part in activities in the local community such as leisure, sports, clubs, interest groups, individual activities and access to the natural environment and local play facilities. The outcomes for this element of the service include developing independence, personal achievements, enjoyment, social skills and friendships, staying safe and managing self and short breaks for carers. Where a CYP service user does not have personal care needs, then the Supplier in these circumstances will not need to be CQC registered. The CYP will have a range of needs; some of which may include challenging behaviour, moving and handling or medical needs. To provide enabling support, the worker will usually need to have access to suitable transport and/or support the CYP to use public transport.

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:

Option to extend for two (2) years delivered in two (2) twelve (12)-month instalments.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Personal Care Support

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312000 Social work services without accommodation

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH24 Bedford
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To provide care in the home, to be supplied according to family need and following an assessment, in order to assist families who require additional help working with the child and family together. This will include providing support where there is a personal care element needed such as bathing/showering, toileting, changing, continence management, dealing with the consequences of immobility, feeding, dressing and also support with challenging behaviour and health interventions and administration of medication. This may include night/waking night support and sitting service. Suppliers(s) for this element of the services will need to be registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and to maintain that registration throughout the contract period.

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:

Option to extend for two (2) years delivered in two (2) twelve (12)-month instalments.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3: Intensive Support for Complex Health Needs

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312000 Social work services without accommodation

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH24 Bedford
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The supplier will deliver packages of care to children and young people with high level of complex medical and/or health needs. Support will generally need to be delivered on a 1:1 basis by staff members/nurses with appropriate medical training in place in accordance with the CYP’s assessed needs. The support required will be agreed on a case-by-case basis and with input from other health professionals and the allocated Social Worker with whom the Supplier will work with in close partnership.

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:

Option to extend for two (2) years delivered in two (2) twelve (12)-month instalments.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 4: Approved Providers’ List (APL)

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312000 Social work services without accommodation

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH24 Bedford
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This will be an approved providers’ list formed of suppliers who have unsuccessfully tendered for the services and have had their bid submission evaluated for lots 1-3. All bidders who wish to be considered for this provision (the APL) must indicate their interest by returning a price both for their preferred lot(s) and to deliver the services on the APL. The successful suppliers will deliver services for the respective lots (1–3) that they originally tendered for and won and in line with the individual service specification for each lot. The unsuccessful bidders for lots 1–3 who have indicated interest will then automatically be co-opted into lot 4. The APL will be ranked according to the outcome of the MEAT evaluation and any available work will be awarded from the top down in rank.

Note that there is no guarantee of any work for this lot. There is no restriction on the number of lots bidders can bid for successful APL suppliers are expected to complete the APL agreement and will complete related contracts for each package awarded to them.

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:

Option to extend for two (2) years delivered in two (2) twelve (12)-month instalments.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 18/11/2020
Local time: 12:00
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:

English

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18/11/2020
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Care Quality Commission
Postal address: 151 Buckingham Palace Rd
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

15/10/2020