Rehabilitation Support Services London
Rehabilitation Support Services, under the direction of the Richmond Response and Rehabilitation Team (RRRT), will provide short term, intensive intervention aimed at supporting people to maximise their independence.
United Kingdom-Twickenham: Social services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Civic Centre, 44 York Street
For the attention of: Taiwo Adelano
TW1 3BZ Twickenham
General address of the contracting authority: www.richmond.gov.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
Other: Social Care
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Rehabilitation Support Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code UKI22
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Social services. Health and social work services. Social work services without accommodation. Rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation Support Services, under the direction of the Richmond Response and Rehabilitation Team (RRRT), will provide short term, intensive intervention aimed at supporting people to maximise their independence. The Service will support the persons’ recovery goals. Although a focus on regaining physical abilities is central, addressing psychological support to build confidence as well as social needs and related activities is also vitally important.
The Rehabilitation Support Service will form a vital part of the Richmond Response and Rehabilitation Team (RRRT), which is managed by Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare Trust (HRCH) through partnership arrangements with London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. The RRRT covers the following functions; Hospital discharge, Early supported discharge, Crisis and rapid response and Community Recovery Support.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
85320000, 85000000, 85312000, 85312500
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The total contract value is estimated to be GBP 4 000 000 (the total contract period includes any provisions to extend the contract period).
Estimated value excluding VAT: 4 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: It is anticipated that the contract period for Rehabilitation Support Services will be for 3 years, with the option for the Council to extend the contract for a maximum of two further extensions of up to twelve months each.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Parent company guarantees, bonds or other forms of appropriate security may be required for the Rehabilitation Support Services contract. Further details will be included within the tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
To be specified as part of tender documentation
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.supply4london.gov.uk/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr
Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The requirements are specified as part of the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ)
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The requirements are specified as part of the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ)
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The requirements are specified as part of the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ)
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
The requirements are specified as part of the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ)
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Organisations will be required to meet the Councils selection criteria as determined within the Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) in order to be selected for invitation to tender (ITT).
Minimum requirements to qualify for ITT is as follows: Pass all sections of the PQQ evaluated on a Pas/Fail basis and achieve at least 60 % of the total weighted score available for each section of the PQQ that is scored.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
23.12.2013 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
The contract for the Rehabilitation Support Service is categorised under part B services of EU Public Sector Procurement Directives. The Regulations themselves do not require any form of prior advertising or competitive tendering of Part B services.
This is a procurement to which the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 applies. As such the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames has duly considered how the proposed procurement might improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the borough and the localities identified and how in conducting this procurement we might act to secure that improvement. Consultation was carried out to ensure that the views of citizens and other relevant stakeholders have been taken into account. Following consideration of the Act it was felt that the proposed evaluation criteria sufficiently addresses the social value requirements identified during the consultation. GO Reference: GO-20131114-PRO-5266175
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:14.11.2013