Personal Care Framework London
Adult social services and housing – personal care framework agreement.
UK-Sutton: health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
The Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Sutton
Resources, Civic Offices, St Nicholas Way
For the attention of: Ms Angela Swanson
SM1 1EA Sutton
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Sutton, Surrey, Outer South London.
NUTS code UKI
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 20
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 64 000 000 GBP
Adult social services and housing.
Personal care framework agreement.
The London Borough of Sutton (Sutton Council) is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified organisations for the provision of a personal care framework agreement. This is an opportunity for CQC registered providers (with the exception of lot 1) of personal care which can be delivered within the home, the community or in a supported living environment.
The framework will be for a period of four (4) years with an anticipated commencement date of 1.11.2012.
The Council is tendering this framework through the London Tenders e-tendering portal, our preferred method of advertising and managing contract opportunities. Prospective tenderers are advised to register their interest by going to https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf.
The Council wishes to procure the services through a framework agreement consisting of 4 lots:
— Lot 1 social support – basic support to an individual,
— Lot 2 personal care – basic assistance with personal care tasks,
— Lot 3 very skilled personal care – high levels of competence in delivering sensitive and complex care tasks,
— Lot 4 skilled behaviour management – working with vulnerable adults who have challenging and complex needs.
Applicants are invited to apply for one or more lots. It is the intention of the Council to appoint in the range of 20-25 providers across the framework agreement.
A pre-qualification questionnaire is available on the portal which the Council shall evaluate to identify the shortlisted suppliers to be invited to tender.
It is the opinion of the London Borough of Sutton that TUPE may apply to this framework agreement.
Deadline for expressions of interest and submission of a completed pre-qualification questionnaire is the 23.4.2012 (12:00).
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
— Lot 1 – social support – basic support to an individual,
— Lot 2 – personal care – basic assistance with personal care tasks,
— Lot 3 – very skilled personal care – high levels of competence in delivering sensitive and complex care tasks,
— Lot 4 – skilled behaviour management – working with vulnerable adults who have challenging and complex needs.
Description of these options: Applicants are invited to apply for one or more lots as identified in 11.1.5 and 11.2.1 above.
Information about lots
Lot No: 1 Lot title: Social support
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Description of particular conditions: Refer pre-qualification questionnaire and tender documentation.
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the Court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the Court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Pre-qualification questionnaire and tender documentation refers.
Pre-qualification questionnaire and tender documentation refers. As addressed in the advertisement 11.1.5 providers must be CQC registered providers (with the exception of lot 1), or equivalent.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The Authority is tendering this contract through the London Tenders portal. Prospective tenderers are advised to register their interest by going to http:/www.londontenders.org/,selecting Sutton Council, entering the following contract ID: DNWC 8SLK5N.
Please be aware that this tender opportunity is a part B (residual service) and is not subject the full EU Regulations. However, due to its financial value, the Authority has, at its own discretion, advertised this opportunity.
Call-off from the proposed framework agreement shall be by means of direct call off and/or conducting mini competitions.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:22.3.2012