Homecare Services Framework – London Borough of Brent

Homecare Services Framework – London Borough of Brent

A Framework Agreement for the provision of homecare services for children and adults in the London Borough of Brent. 20 Lots.

United Kingdom-Wembley: Health and social work services

2019/S 232-569228

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: London Borough of Brent
Postal address: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way
Town: Wembley
NUTS code: UKI72
Postal code: HA9 0FJ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Martin Trim
E-mail: martin.trim@brent.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 7827357065
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.brent.gov.uk/

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

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

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:

Homecare Framework — London Borough of Brent

Reference number: DN397807

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

A framework agreement for the provision of homecare services for children and adults in the London Borough of Brent.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 150 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 20
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 3
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Tenders may only be awarded a maximum of 2 lots from Lot 1 to Lot 19, subject to confirmation. All lead providers (Lot 1 to Lot 19 appointed providers) and up to 10 additional providers are to be appointed to the framework Lot 20. Additional information can be obtained from https://www.londontenders.org/

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Brent Homecare Framework

Lot No: 20

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI72

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council is proposing to move to a patch-based model dividing the borough into 13 geographical areas (patches) for specialist Homecare services.

Tender submission will be scored and ranked under each specialism as follows:

— older people and physical disability providers (Lots 1 to 13),

— specialist provider children’s homecare (Lots 14 to 15),

— specialist provider learning disabilities (Lots 16 to 17),

— specialist provider mental health (Lots 18 to 19).

The highest scoring organisation for each specialism will be awarded its preferred Lot(s).

In addition to the above there will be a borough wide Framework for all specialism (Lot 20). Individual care packages and Lots 1- 19 contracts will be awarded by way of a call-off contract. Additional information can be obtained from https://www.londontenders.org/

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 90
Quality criterion – Name: Social value / Weighting: 10
Price – Weighting: 0
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

The Council anticipates appointing a maximum of 1 tenderer for each Lot 1 to Lot 13 and Lot 16 to Lot 19. The Council anticipates appointing a maximum of 2 tenderers for each Lot 14 to Lot 15. The Council is limiting lot 20 (framework) awarded to a maximum of 31 tenderers. Additional information can be obtained from https://www.londontenders.org/

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:

Relevant CQC rating of requires improvement or above.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

To operate a domiciliary (homecare) care agency in England in order to provide care in a person’s home, you need to register with the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 31
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:
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: no
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: 13/01/2020
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.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 13/01/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The Council will be using an open, 2-envelope process under the ‘Light Touch Regime’. Additional information can be obtained from https://www.londontenders.org/ The contracting authority reserves the right not to award any contract pursuant to this procurement exercise and/or to abandon this procurement exercise at any time and/or to award a contract for part of the services at its sole discretion. The contracting authority shall have no liability whatsoever to any applicant or tenderer as a result of its exercise of that discretion. For the avoidance of doubt, all costs incurred by any applicant and/or tenderer before signature of any contract with the contracting authority shall be incurred entirely at the applicants/tenderers risk.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court of England and Wales
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC1A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Martin Trim
Postal address: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way
Town: Wembley
Postal code: HA9 0FJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: martin.trim@brent.gov.uk
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:

27/11/2019