Domiciliary Care Tender Wigan

Domiciliary Care Tender Wigan

The objective of the proposed service is to provide domiciliary care services across all care groups to enable people to remain in their own homes for as long as possible.

UK-Wigan: health and social work services

2012/S 54-088357

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Wigan Council
People Directorate: Children, Adult and Families, Contracts and Projects
Contact point(s): Contracts Manager
For the attention of: Mrs. Susan Foster
WN1 3DS Wigan
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1942489398

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.wigan.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.wigan.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: http://www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The Chest
internet accessible
Contact point(s): Wigan Council is using the e-procurement portal known as The Chest at www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk to conduct the procurement exercise. To gain access to the tender documents applicants will need to register their details at the following link https://www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm. Once registered applicants will be e-mailed a log-in and password which will allow them to gain access to the tender documents.
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: http://www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The Chest
internet accessible
Contact point(s): Wigan Council is using the e-procurement portal known as The Chest at www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk to conduct the procurement exercise. To gain access to the tender documents applicants will need to register their details at the following link https://www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm. Once registered applicants will be e-mailed a log-in and password which will allow them to gain access to the tender documents.
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: http://www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The Chest (Electronic Submission) and Wigan Council (postal submission)
internet accessible
Contact point(s): Wigan Council is using the e-procurement portal known as The Chest at www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk to conduct the procurement exercise. To gain access to the tender documents applicants will need to register their details at the following link https://www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm. Once registered applicants will be e-mailed a log-in and password which will allow them to gain access to the tender documents. Tenders also need to be returned by post. Please refer to and follow the tender return instructions as detailed in the tender documentation.
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: http://www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

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

Domiciliary care 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
NUTS code UKD3

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)

Health and social work services. Social work and related services. Social work services. Welfare services for the elderly. Welfare services for the handicapped. Social work services without accommodation. Daycare services. Welfare services not delivered through residential institutions. Social services. The objective of the proposed service is to provide domiciliary care services across all care groups to enable people to remain in their own homes for as long as possible.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85311100, 85311200, 85312000, 85312100, 85312400, 85320000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:

For indicative purposes the current contracts have a combined value of 1 970 000 GBP.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 500 000 and 2 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Domiciliary care services: contract lot AO259a

1)Short description

Appendix 1 of the specification gives details, for guidance purposes only, of the range of existing packages associated with the contracts. The packages incorporate the full range of services including day services, sleep-ins, waking night/night sitting, and escorting service users in the community. The service provider should note that domiciliary care services are demand led and therefore the information supplied is indicative and not definitive; the actual service requirement for the contract will be subject to amendment at any time during the course of the contract and in any aspect including the number of service users, the hours requested, times and days of the week etc.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85311100, 85311200, 85312000, 85312100, 85312400, 85320000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Domiciliary care services: contract lot AO259b

1)Short description

Appendix 1 of the specification gives details, for guidance purposes only, of the range of existing packages associated with the contracts. The packages incorporate the full range of services including day services, sleep-ins, waking night/night sitting, and escorting service users in the community. The service provider should note that domiciliary care services are demand led and therefore the information supplied is indicative and not definitive; the actual service requirement for the contract will be subject to amendment at any time during the course of the contract and in any aspect including the number of service users, the hours requested, times and days of the week etc.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85311100, 85311200, 85312000, 85312100, 85312400, 85320000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Domiciliary care services: contract lot AO259c

1)Short description

Appendix 1 of the specification gives details, for guidance purposes only, of the range of existing packages associated with the contracts. The packages incorporate the full range of services including day services, sleep-ins, waking night/night sitting, and escorting service users in the community. The service provider should note that domiciliary care services are demand led and therefore the information supplied is indicative and not definitive; the actual service requirement for the contract will be subject to amendment at any time during the course of the contract and in any aspect including the number of service users, the hours requested, times and days of the week etc.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85311100, 85311200, 85312000, 85312100, 85312400, 85320000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Domiciliary care services: contract lot AO259d

1)Short description

Appendix 1 of the specification gives details, for guidance purposes only, of the range of existing packages associated with the contracts. The packages incorporate the full range of services including day services, sleep-ins, waking night/night sitting, and escorting service users in the community. The service provider should note that domiciliary care services are demand led and therefore the information supplied is indicative and not definitive; the actual service requirement for the contract will be subject to amendment at any time during the course of the contract and in any aspect including the number of service users, the hours requested, times and days of the week etc.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85311100, 85311200, 85312000, 85312100, 85312400, 85320000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Reference should be made to the tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several liability.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Reference should be made to the tender documentation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Reference should be made to the tender documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Reference should be made to the tender 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

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

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

AO259
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 27.4.2012 – 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

30.4.2012 – 10:00
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

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 30.4.2012 – 10:00
Place:

Wigan Town Hall, Wigan, Greater Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM.

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
VI.3)Additional information

Each contract will be for an initial period of 2 years (commencing on a date to be agreed) unless terminated by the authority. There is an option to extend, subject to agreement, for a further one year following a review of the service at the end of year one of the initial contract period. All correspondence must be submitted via The Chest. Please refer to and follow the instructions as detailed in the tender documentation.
Note that the deadline to access the tender documentation on The Chest is Friday 27.4.2012 (17:00). Final tenders need to be submitted by Monday 30.4.2012 (10:00) as per the instructions detailed in the tender documentation. GO reference: GO-2012315-PRO-3787553.
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:15.3.2012