Residential Overnight Short Breaks Service for Disabled Children – Leicestershire

Residential Overnight Short Breaks Service for Disabled Children – Leicestershire

Leicestershire County Council wishes to procure a residential overnight short break service for those young people that meet the criteria for the service.

United Kingdom-Leicester: Health and social work services

2019/S 232-569237

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Leicestershire County Council
Postal address: County Hall, Leicester Road Glenfield
Town: Leicester
NUTS code: UKF2
Postal code: LE3 8RA
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Commissioning Support Unit
Telephone: +44 1163051090
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


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

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


Residential Overnight Short Breaks Service for Disabled Children

Reference number: DN449166

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Leicestershire County Council (LCC) wishes to procure a residential overnight short break service for those young people that meet the criteria for the service. The service is to include provision for young people with behaviours that challenge and complex health needs. It is intended that children and young people between the ages of 6 and 18 will be accessing the service.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 180 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF2

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The primary aim of the service is to provide high-quality residential short breaks care to children and young people with severe learning disabilities and complex health care needs who are assessed as needing such a service by Leicestershire County Council, children and family service (CFS).

This will include short term care for periods up to 17 consecutive days and both overnight and day care for children and young people. It must also include in some cases emergency provision.

The Diana Community Nursing Service support those children with complex health care needs, during their residential short break which includes training for staff and review updates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 65
Price – Weighting: 35

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 180 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/07/2020
End: 30/06/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract duration is an initial period of 12 months .There is an option to extend for further periods of 12 months up to a maximum of 24 months taking the contract term to a maximum of 3 years (36 months).

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

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: yes
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: 17/01/2020
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:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17/01/2020
Local time: 12:00

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:

Tenderers should also note that final submissions must be made only via the ‘East Midlands Tenders’ eTendering portal, no other submission route is permitted. Failure to follow this path will result in the tender submission being disregarded. All documents pertaining to this opportunity will be available for download via the portal. Please ensure you are able to download all files after accessing the portal. If you have any query regarding the content or require further information, please use the discussion tools provided within the website. If you experience any problems with registration or expression of interest, please refer any queries on Portal operation to

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court of Justice
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Leicestershire County Council (LCC) will ensure information on the award of the contract is communicated to all tenderers. Tenderers who are unsuccessful shall be informed by LCC as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the applicant/tenderer was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order for any document to be amended.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: