Supply Assistive Technology and Telecare

Supply Assistive Technology and Telecare

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council has reviewed the delivery of Assistive Technology and Telecare (ATT) in the borough.

UK-Solihull: Installation services (except software)

2013/S 119-203665

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Solihull MBC
Council House, Manor Square
For the attention of: Heather Boyd
B91 3QB Solihull
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurementteam@solihull.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.solihull.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
I.3)Main activity

General public services
Health
Housing and community amenities
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Coventry CC and Warwickshire CC may wish to use the framework in the future.

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

SOL – Assistive Technology and Telecare
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Solihull
NUTS code UKG

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 12
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:
Range: between 28 000 and 300 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council has reviewed the delivery of Assistive Technology and Telecare (ATT) in the borough. This has established the following requirements for ATT services, which have been divided into a series of lots. Providers may be interested in being considered for one, two or all of these lots:
1. Telecare service, to include:
Provision, installation, maintenance and routine testing of telecare equipment
Removal and recycling of equipment when it is no longer needed
Call centre/monitoring centre, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
2. Stand alone Assistive Technology (AT) equipment, to include:
Provision, installation, maintenance and routine testing of stand alone assistive technology equipment, as appropriate depending on the particular item of equipment
Removal and recycling of AT equipment, as appropriate, when it is no longer needed
3. A mobile 24 hour emergency response to include:
Emergency response visits to clients homes throughout the borough
Availability, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, year round
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

51000000, 98000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council has reviewed the delivery of Assistive Technology and Telecare (ATT) in the borough. This has established the following requirements for ATT services, which have been divided into a series of lots. Providers may be interested in being considered for one, two or all of these lots:
1. Telecare service, to include:
Provision, installation, maintenance and routine testing of telecare equipment
Removal and recycling of equipment when it is no longer needed
Call centre/monitoring centre, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
2. Stand alone Assistive Technology (AT) equipment, to include:
Provision, installation, maintenance and routine testing of stand alone assistive technology equipment, as appropriate depending on the particular item of equipment
Removal and recycling of AT equipment, as appropriate, when it is no longer needed
3. A mobile 24 hour emergency response to include:
Emergency response visits to clients homes throughout the borough
Availability, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, year round
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 28 000 and 300 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The proposed contract period is from 01 October 2013 to 30 September 2016 with an option to extend for 1 x 1 years.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.10.2013. Completion 30.9.2016

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Telecare service

1)Short description

to include:
Provision, installation, maintenance and routine testing of telecare equipment
Removal and recycling of equipment when it is no longer needed
Call centre/monitoring centre, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98000000, 51000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

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)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

286-S-13.14-HB-011013
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 69-114519 of 9.4.2013

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 23.7.2013
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

24.7.2013
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

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 24.7.2013

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: June 2016
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

The dates detailed within the notice are provided for information purposes and may be subject to change
This authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point that information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved then the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) 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 brought promptly.
This tender opportunity is for Solihull MBC and the values referred to in this notice relate to Solihull MBC only. Coventry CC and Warwickshire CC may wish to make use of this framework agreement in the future.
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:

18.6.2013