Experts by Experience Programme

Experts by Experience Programme

Experts by Experience (ExE) are people who have experience of using or caring for someone who uses health and/or social care services. They take part in our inspections of health and social care services and our visits to monitor the use of the Mental Health Act.

UK-London: Research and development services and related consultancy services

2013/S 117-199883

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Care Quality Commission
103-105 Bunhill Row
For the attention of: Fahrel Faulkner
EC1Y 8TG London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 74489086
E-mail: fahrel.faulkner@cqc.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.cqc.org.uk/

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: Non departmental government body
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: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

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

Experts by Experience Programme
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

Please see link below: http://www.cqc.org.uk/media/cqc-invites-expressions-interest-support-its-experts-experience-programme-2014-18
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced organisations wishing to provide support for its Experts by Experience programme in England from 1.4.2014.
Experts by Experience (ExE) are people who have experience of using or caring for someone who uses health and/or social care services. They take part in our inspections of health and social care services and our visits to monitor the use of the Mental Health Act. ExE also help us in other ways, such as taking part in consultations and staff training, and in helping us to develop our ways of working.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 8 000 000 and 16 000 000 GBP
Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

73000000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures

2.12.2013
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

Please see link below: http://www.cqc.org.uk/media/cqc-invites-expressions-interest-support-its-experts-experience-programme-2014-18

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced organisations wishing to provide support for its Experts by Experience programme in England from 1 April 2014.
Experts by Experience (ExE) are people who have experience of using or caring for someone who uses health and/or social care services. They take part in our inspections of health and social care services and our visits to monitor the use of the Mental Health Act. ExE also help us in other ways, such as taking part in consultations and staff training, and in helping us to develop our ways of working.
CQC is seeking to work with a range of ExE from the following backgrounds:
People in the early stages of dementia
Family carers of people with dementia
Older people who use health and social care services
People who have a learning disability
People who have a physical and/or sensory impairment
Family carers of people who have severe learning disabilities and/or
behaviour that is considered to be challenging
People who have experience of using mental health services
People with experience of detention under the Mental Health Act
People who have experience of using substance misuse services
Children and young people who use health or care services, or are family carers
CQC would also like to hear from organisation on how it could work with offenders who are using care services.
CQC would like to encourage bids from a range of organisations who have specialist knowledge of working with people from the above groups.
The Commission would also be happy for organisations to collaborate and submit ‘consortium’ bids, and we will help to facilitate this by sharing a public list of organisations who are interested in the work and in becoming part of a consortium.
Support organisations are responsible for managing ExE on a day-to-day basis. They will be required to:
Source ExE that meet the above profiles
Interview ExE to ensure they are suitable for the role
Carry out DBS checks on all ExE and any support workers they may have
Carry out training of ExE both with CQC and separately
Provide supporting documentation in appropriate formats to their ExE
Allocate appropriate ExE for inspections, Mental Health Act visits and any other work
Pay ExE and their support workers for carrying out their work
Provide ongoing support to ExE
Provide regular reports to CQC
Take part in meetings and discussions with the CQC programme management team
The pre-procurement process
Organisations with specialist knowledge of working with people from the above groups are invited to submit an expression of interest by registering on the following website https://www.delta-esourcing.com. This does not commit organisations to any further activity at this point.

If you are already registered on the delta website you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.
Organisations must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code:
If you ARE interested in collaborating with other support organisations, use Access Code P737PDGG44
If you are NOT interested in collaborating with other support organisations, use Access Code R6U44FKC99
If you experience any technical difficulty please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call 0845 270 7050 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com

When the procurement commences all communication must be directed through the Delta website, however if you have any queries prior to procurement please direct to: procurement@cqc.org.uk

Procurement process
The procurement process will begin during the summer of 2013, and we expect to let contracts before the end of December 2013, which will enable new support organisations to recruit, train and DBS check their ExE in time for a 1.4.2014 start.
Further information regarding the formal procurement process will follow after the pre-procurement process.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:

To view this notice, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=60314575

GO Reference: GO-2013614-PRO-4879113

VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:14.6.2013