Supply of Befriending Services

Supply of Befriending Services

Provision of a befriending service for people with dementia, who are trained to be aware of dementia issues and available in all areas of Orkney.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Orkney Islands Council

Corporate Service , Council Offices, School Place,

Kirkwall

KW15 1NY

UK

Gary Butler

+44 1856873535

gary.butler@orkney.gov.uk
http://www.orkney.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Orkney Islands Council

Corporate Services , Council Offices, School Place,

Kirkwall

KW15 1NY

UK

Rosemary Colsell

+44 1856873535

rosemary.colsell@orkney.gov.uk
http://www.orkney.gov.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Orkney Islands Council

Corporate Services , Council Offices, School Place,

Kirkwall

KW15 1NY

UK

Rosemary Colsell

+44 856873535

rosemary.colsell@orkney.gov.uk
http://www.orkney.gov.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Supply of Befriending Services

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Provision of a befriending service for people with dementia, who are trained to be aware of dementia issues and available in all areas of Orkney. The befriending service will establish group and intergenerational befriending encouraging peer to peer relationships, and establish a service that can respond to requests for intensive, time limited support for people to avoid hospital admission or facilitate prompt hospital discharge as part of a multi-disciplinary team approach for the enhanced responder service and care at home reablement services.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=270351.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=270351.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

321000 Adults and Older Peoples Services

120 Highlands and Islands

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

The contract duration wil be from 1st November 2013 to 31st October 2014 with an option to extend for a further 12 months. The contract value for the 1 year plus the 12 months option to extend is within the range of £38,000 to £42,000.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Minimum standards and qualifications required as detailed more fully in the tender documentation.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

OIC/PROC/0303

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
02-08-2013  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 23-08-2013

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Tender Submission Postbox facility. Further details are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=270351

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Potential service providers should note that Orkney Islands Council reserves the right to cancel the procurement at any stage and not to award a contract. The expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to the contract award is accordingly a matter soley for the commercial judgement of potential service providers. Late submissions will not be considered.

(SC Ref:270351)

5.2

Additional Documentation

ITQ OICPROC0303 Befriending Service FINAL

5.3

Publication date of this notice

09-07-2013