Independence at Home Flexible Framework Bath

Independence at Home Flexible Framework Bath

Bath and North East Somerset Council are establishing an ‘Independence at Home’ Flexible Framework.

United Kingdom-Bath: Health and social work services

2019/S 231-566586

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Bath and North East Somerset Council
Postal address: Guildhall, High Street
Town: Bath
NUTS code: UKK12
Postal code: BA1 5AW
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Cheryl Hansford
E-mail: cheryl_hansford@bathnes.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1225477273
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.bathnes.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.bathnes.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://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=e586a31c-03f4-e911-80fa-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=e586a31c-03f4-e911-80fa-005056b64545

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:

Independence at Home Flexible Framework

Reference number: DN442975

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Bath and North East Somerset Council are establishing an ‘Independence at Home’ (IAH) Flexible Framework.

The Flexible Framework will be used for establishing independence at home packages, typically for older people (65+ years old), whose primary support need does not relate to a learning disability, developmental disorder or complex mental health issue.

Services commissioned under the Flexible Framework include homecare and domiciliary care, Waking Nights and Sleep-In Nights and any other services which are intended to be added to the framework agreement as a later phase including but not limited to ‘Live-in Care’.

The Flexible Framework is being established by Bath and North East Somerset Council in order to secure packages for both Council-funded and health-funded packages of care.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK12

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Flexible Framework is being established by Bath and North East Somerset Council in order to secure packages for both Council-funded and health-funded (BANES Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)) packages of care. The Council and CCG employ an integrated commissioning function.

Health funded packages, including those for continuing healthcare will be arranged through the Flexible Framework, by the Council who have a delegated responsibility to do so on behalf of the CCG.

The Flexible Framework is being established under the Light Touch Regime and therefore applies the flexibilities afforded under regulation 76 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

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

Value excluding VAT: 85 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There is potential for a 2 year extension.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

There is potential for a 2 year extension.

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

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

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
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
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

The Flexible Framework applies the flexibilities afforded under regulation 76 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Given the nature of the independence at home market it is necessary to allow new entrants to enter the framework. Given that the framework will not be closed to new entrants competition is not restricted, therefore justifying a longer contract term than otherwise permissible.

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: 07/01/2020
Local time: 15:00
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: 07/01/2020
Local time: 15:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Bath and North East Somerset Council
Town: Bath
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
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:

26/11/2019