Supported Housing Services for Adults with a Learning Disability

Supported Housing Services for Adults with a Learning Disability

Supported Housing and Outreach Services for Adults with a Learning Disability. UK-Warrington: social work and related services

2012/S 22-035933

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Warrington Borough Council
Assistant Chief Executive, Town Hall, Sankey Street
Contact point(s): Mrs Gill Thornhill
For the attention of: Mrs Gill Thornhill
WA1 1UH Warrington
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1925443235
E-mail: gthornhill@warrington.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1925413449

Further information can be obtained from: The Chest
To ensure that all correspondence is logged and audited, only questions and clarifications raised in The Chest will be addressed by the council. Warrington Borough Council will not respond to any communications outside The Chest. Interested parties are to register their interest in this opportunity via the URL below.
Internet address: www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Provision of Supported Housing and Outreach Services for Adults with a Learning Disability.
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: Warrington, UK.
NUTS code UKD21

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)

Warrington Borough Council is seeking to conduct a competitive dialogue with organisations which are capable of delivering a service to support individuals with learning disabilities. The service will promote independence, enablement and inclusion.
Whilst the needs of each Service User can be defined, the means by which these needs may best be met, in terms of quality and price, will be subject to dialogue.
The service will be provided to individuals who may have moderate; severe; profound/multiple needs.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85300000, 85312300, 85312400

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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:

Lot 1 – Moderate needs- Annual Value 400 000 GBP.
Lot 2 – Severe needs – Annual Value 3 000 000 GBP.
Lot 3 – Profound needs – Annual Value 600 000 GBP.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 20 000 000 and 30 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Moderate

1)Short description

Enablement support to maintain independent living, low intensity staffing.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85300000, 85312300, 85312400

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 000 000 and 3 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Severe

1)Short description

Challenging behaviour, complex needs, personal care needs, medium intensity staffing.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85300000, 85312300, 85312400

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 15 000 000 and 22 500 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Profound

1)Short description

Conditions that need specialist knowledge/interventions, high personal care needs, high intensity staffing.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85300000, 85312300, 85312400

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 000 000 and 4 500 000 GBP
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:

Subject to the competitive dialogue process.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Subject to the competitive dialogue process.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Subject to the competitive dialogue process.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Subject to the competitive dialogue process.
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: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
A Pre Qualification Questionnaire requesting information from interested parties will be forwarded.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
A Pre Qualification Questionnaire requesting information from interested parties will be forwarded.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) a list of the works carried out over the past five years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct;
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: – where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issues or countersigned by the competent authority, – where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator;
(e) where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capabilities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate;
(f) the educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work;
(g) for public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, and indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract;
(k) with regard to the products to be supplied: (i) samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so request; (ii) certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognized competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
A Pre Qualification Questionnaire requesting information from interested parties will be forwarded.
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

competitive dialogue
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The criteria will be detailed in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated yes
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:

CONTRACT-NWCE-8QTN8J
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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

9.3.2012 – 12:00
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

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening 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
VI.3)Additional information
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:31.1.2012