Home from Hospital Service West Lothian

Home from Hospital Service West Lothian

The overarching aim of the Home from Hospital Service is thus to reduce the risk of readmission to hospital or other care settings during the first 6 weeks following discharge via the provision of time limited assistance with low level household tasks.

UK-Livingston: health and social work services

2012/S 115-190303

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

West Lothian Council
West Lothian Civic Centre, Howden South Road
For the attention of: Sarah Cook – Service Development Contracts and Commissioning Officer
EH54 6FF Livingston
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1506281814
Fax: +44 1506281325

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.westlothian.com/councilcontracts

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00140

Further information can be obtained from: West Lothian Council
West Lothian Civic Centre, Howden South Road
For the attention of: Sarah Cook – Service Development Contracts and Commissioning Officer
EH54 6FF Livingston
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1506281814
Fax: +44 1506281325
Internet address: http://www.westlothian.com/councilcontracts

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

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

Home from Hospital Service.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

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

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

The overarching aim of the Home from Hospital Service is thus to reduce the risk of readmission to hospital or other care settings during the first 6 weeks following discharge via the provision of time limited assistance with low level household tasks. Thus providing scope for the individual to regain their confidence and well as having the time to benefit from other support services which are designed to maximise their independence, such as re-ablement.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=230963.
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 120 000 GBP
Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85312000, 85320000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures

1.8.2012
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

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

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:

Advance payments.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

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

Provider Pre Tender Presentation to held on 17.7.2012 1pm to 3pm at West Lothian Civic Centre, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 6FF
Please provide confirmation of attendance to josephine.mcgee@westlothian.gsx.gov.uk or +44 1506281065.

(SC Ref:230963).

VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:14.6.2012