Rapid Access Beds Framework – Kirklees

Rapid Access Beds Framework – Kirklees

The purpose of this Framework Agreement is to allow Kirklees Council to block purchase beds within residential care and nursing home settings for short term stays.

United Kingdom-Huddersfield: Health and social work services

2020/S 248-619183

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The Council of the Borough of Kirklees
Postal address: Town Hall, Ramsden Street, West Yorkshire
Town: Huddersfield
NUTS code: UKE44 Calderdale and Kirklees
Postal code: HD1 2TA
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Anne Martin
E-mail: anne.martin@kirklees.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1484221000
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.kirklees.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.yortender.co.uk

I.3)Communication

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

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:

Framework for the Provision of Rapid Access Beds

 

Reference number: KMCAS-156

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000 Health and social work services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

The purpose of this framework agreement is to allow kirklees Council to block purchase beds within residential care and nursing home settings for short term stays. Short terms stays are necessary to free up hospital beds, when Service Users are deemed medically fit to be discharged from hospital but their long term care requirements/packages of care are not immediately available. These beds are also utilised by people in community settings who require an urgent step up provision.

As this framework is for short term stays, the residential care and nursing homes for the purpose of this Framework must be located within the geographical boundaries of the Kirklees District as:

(i) it is not practical to transport a person seeking care to residential care and nursing homes outside the Kirklees district;

(ii) the social workers would not be able to check on a person outside of the Kirklees district;

(iii) GP registrations for such persons are restricted only to the Kirklees district.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 20 662 748.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Residential Beds

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000 Health and social work services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE44 Calderdale and Kirklees
Main site or place of performance:

The Borough of Kirklees.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The purpose of this framework agreement is to allow Kirklees Council to block purchase beds within residential care and nursing home settings for short term stays. Short terms stays are necessary to free up hospital beds, when service users are deemed medically fit to be discharged from hospital but their long term care requirements/packages of care are not immediately available. These beds are also utilised by people in community settings who require an urgent step up provision, for example following a carer breakdown or to prevent hospital admissions.

As this framework is for short term stays, the residential care and nursing homes for the purpose of this framework must be located within the geographical boundaries of the Kirklees District as:

(i) it is not practical to transport a person seeking care to residential care and nursing homes outside the Kirklees district;

(ii) the social workers would not be able to check on a person outside of the Kirklees district;

(iii) GP registrations for such persons are restricted only to the Kirklees district.

During the term of this Framework Agreement Health’s Clinical Commissioning Groups operating in the Kirklees area (currently NHS Greater Huddersfield CCG and North Kirklees CCG) may elect to join this framework as contracting authorities. Should this be the case framework providers will be advised of this modification and the framework agreement varied in line with Regulation 72 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

 

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 4 575 867.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Residential Beds with Dementia

 

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000 Health and social work services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE44 Calderdale and Kirklees
Main site or place of performance:

The Borough of Kirklees.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The purpose of this framework agreement is to allow Kirklees Council to block purchase beds within residential care and nursing home settings for short term stays. Short terms stays are necessary to free up hospital beds, when service users are deemed medically fit to be discharged from hospital but their long term care requirements/packages of care are not immediately available. These beds are also utilised by people in community settings who require an urgent step up provision, for example following a carer breakdown or to prevent hospital admissions.

As this framework is for short term stays, the residential care and nursing homes for the purpose of this framework must be located within the geographical boundaries of the Kirklees District as:

(i) it is not practical to transport a person seeking care to residential care and nursing homes outside the Kirklees district;

(ii) the social workers would not be able to check on a person outside of the Kirklees district;

(iii) GP registrations for such persons are restricted only to the Kirklees district.

During the term of this Framework Agreement Health’s Clinical Commissioning Groups operating in the Kirklees area (currently NHS Greater Huddersfield CCG and North Kirklees CCG) may elect to join this framework as contracting authorities. Should this be the case framework providers will be advised of this modification and the framework agreement varied in line with Regulation 72 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

 

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 4 575 867.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Nursing Beds

 

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000 Health and social work services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE44 Calderdale and Kirklees
Main site or place of performance:

The Borough of Kirklees.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The purpose of this framework agreement is to allow Kirklees Council to block purchase beds within residential care and nursing home settings for short term stays. Short terms stays are necessary to free up hospital beds, when service users are deemed medically fit to be discharged from hospital but their long term care requirements/packages of care are not immediately available. These beds are also utilised by people in community settings who require an urgent step up provision, for example following a carer breakdown or to prevent hospital admissions.

As this framework is for short term stays, the residential care and nursing homes for the purpose of this Framework must be located within the geographical boundaries of the Kirklees District as:

(i) it is not practical to transport a person seeking care to residential care and nursing homes outside the Kirklees district;

(ii) the social workers would not be able to check on a person outside of the Kirklees district;

(iii) GP registrations for such persons are restricted only to the Kirklees district.

During the term of this Framework Agreement Health’s Clinical Commissioning Groups operating in the Kirklees area (currently NHS Greater Huddersfield CCG and North Kirklees CCG) may elect to join this framework as contracting authorities. Should this be the case framework providers will be advised of this modification and the framework agreement varied in line with Regulation 72 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

 

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 4 575 867.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Nursing Beds with Dementia

 

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000 Health and social work services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE44 Calderdale and Kirklees
Main site or place of performance:

The Borough of Kirklees.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The purpose of this framework agreement is to allow Kirklees Council to block purchase beds within residential care and nursing home settings for short term stays. Short terms stays are necessary to free up hospital beds, when service users are deemed medically fit to be discharged from hospital but their long term care requirements/packages of care are not immediately available. These beds are also utilised by people in community settings who require an urgent step up provision, for example following a carer breakdown or to prevent hospital admissions.

As this framework is for short term stays, the residential care and nursing homes for the purpose of this framework must be located within the geographical boundaries of the Kirklees District as:

(i) it is not practical to transport a person seeking care to residential care and nursing homes outside the Kirklees district;

(ii) the social workers would not be able to check on a person outside of the Kirklees district;

(iii) GP registrations for such persons are restricted only to the Kirklees district.

During the term of this Framework Agreement Health’s Clinical Commissioning Groups operating in the Kirklees area (currently NHS Greater Huddersfield CCG and North Kirklees CCG) may elect to join this framework as contracting authorities. Should this be the case framework providers will be advised of this modification and the framework agreement varied in line with Regulation 72 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

 

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 4 575 867.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Learning Disability

 

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000 Health and social work services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE44 Calderdale and Kirklees
Main site or place of performance:

The Borough of Kirklees.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The purpose of this framework agreement is to allow Kirklees Council to block purchase beds within residential care and nursing home settings for short term stays. Short terms stays are necessary to free up hospital beds, when service users are deemed medically fit to be discharged from hospital but their long term care requirements/packages of care are not immediately available. These beds are also utilised by people in community settings who require an urgent step up provision, for example following a carer breakdown or to prevent hospital admissions.

As this framework is for short term stays, the residential care and nursing homes for the purpose of this framework must be located within the geographical boundaries of the Kirklees District as:

(i) it is not practical to transport a person seeking care to residential care and nursing homes outside the Kirklees district;

(ii) the social workers would not be able to check on a person outside of the Kirklees district;

(iii) GP registrations for such persons are restricted only to the Kirklees district.

During the term of this Framework Agreement Health’s Clinical Commissioning Groups operating in the Kirklees area (currently NHS Greater Huddersfield CCG and North Kirklees CCG) may elect to join this framework as contracting authorities. Should this be the case framework providers will be advised of this modification and the Framework Agreement varied in line with Regulation 72 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

 

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 320 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Mental Health

 

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000 Health and social work services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE44 Calderdale and Kirklees
Main site or place of performance:

The Borough of Kirklees

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The purpose of this framework agreement is to allow Kirklees Council to block purchase beds within residential care and nursing home settings for short term stays. Short terms stays are necessary to free up hospital beds, when service users are deemed medically fit to be discharged from hospital but their long term care requirements/packages of care are not immediately available. These beds are also utilised by people in community settings who require an urgent step up provision, for example following a carer breakdown or to prevent hospital admissions.

As this framework is for short term stays, the residential care and nursing homes for the purpose of this framework must be located within the geographical boundaries of the Kirklees District as:

(i) it is not practical to transport a person seeking care to residential care and nursing homes outside the Kirklees district;

(ii) the social workers would not be able to check on a person outside of the Kirklees district;

(iii) GP registrations for such persons are restricted only to the Kirklees district.

During the term of this Framework Agreement Health’s Clinical Commissioning Groups operating in the Kirklees area (currently NHS Greater Huddersfield CCG and North Kirklees CCG) may elect to join this framework as Contracting Authorities. Should this be the case framework providers will be advised of this modification and the framework agreement varied in line with Regulation 72 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

 

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 160 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Physical Disability

 

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000 Health and social work services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE44 Calderdale and Kirklees
Main site or place of performance:

The Borough of Kirklees.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The purpose of this framework agreement is to allow Kirklees Council to block purchase beds within residential care and nursing home settings for short term stays. Short terms stays are necessary to free up hospital beds, when Service Users are deemed medically fit to be discharged from hospital but their long term care requirements/packages of care are not immediately available. These beds are also utilised by people in community settings who require an urgent step up provision, for example following a carer breakdown or to prevent hospital admissions.

As this framework is for short term stays, the residential care and nursing homes for the purpose of this Framework must be located within the geographical boundaries of the Kirklees District as:

(i) it is not practical to transport a person seeking care to residential care and nursing homes outside the Kirklees district;

(ii) the social workers would not be able to check on a person outside of the Kirklees district;

(iii) GP registrations for such persons are restricted only to the Kirklees district.

During the term of this Framework Agreement Health’s Clinical Commissioning Groups operating in the Kirklees area (currently NHS Greater Huddersfield CCG and North Kirklees CCG) may elect to join this framework as contracting authorities. Should this be the case framework providers will be advised of this modification and the framework agreement varied in line with Regulation 72 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

 

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 840 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Refer to the Selection Questionnaire (SQ) and tender documentation. The Council reserves the right to exclude a tenderer whom they deem to not satisfy any criteria outlined within the SQ and tender documentation. Where an organisation has a Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘inadequate’ please be aware that although they may be appointed to the framework agreement, they will not be given any work until they have a rating of ‘requires improvement’ or above. The Council reserves the right to exclude any Tenderer whom they deem to not satisfy any criteria outlined within the Supplier Submission Document (available from the address at 1.3 above).

 

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:

Applicants must be registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and deliver Services in accordance with the registration requirements of the CQC, complying with all relevant regulations and best practice guidelines.

 

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As detailed in the tender documents published at the same time as this notice.

 

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

Kirklees Council shall make known their intention to award the framework agreement by means of a contract notice, which shall contain the information referred to in part H of Annex V of the Public Contracts Directive.

 

IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 18/01/2021
Local time: 13:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

 

Tenderers are advised this process is a competitive procurement exercise conducted in the form of an Open Procedure under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. The authority do not commit to following the procedure precisely and reserve the right to vary the procedure from that of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 where necessary, as detailed within the Information and Instructions for Tenderers.

If the contracting authority decide to enter into a framework agreement with any successful service provider, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded.

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs).

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court of England and Wales
Town: N/A
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum ten (10) calendar day standstill period at the point that information on the conclusion of the framework agreement is communicated to tenderers. This period allows any unsuccessful tenderer(s) to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the conclusion of the contract(s). Such additional information should be requested from the address at I.1 of this notice. If an appeal regarding the conclusion of the contract(s) has not been successfully resolved, then the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be started within thirty (30) days beginning with the date when the aggrieved party first knew or sought to have grounds for starting the proceedings had risen. The Court may extend the time limited for starting proceedings where the Court considers that there is a good reason fordoing so, but not so as to permit proceedings to be started more than three (3) months after that date. Where the contract has not been concluded, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the contracting authority to amend any document and may award damages. If however the contract(s) has been concluded, the Court may only award damages or, where the contract award procedures have not been followed correctly, declare the contract(s) to be ineffective.

 

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16/12/2020