Tender for Care Home Service – Bridgend

Tender for Care Home Service – Bridgend

The Council is seeking an experienced, suitably qualified and innovative Provider to submit a bid to supply an Accommodation service for older people.

United Kingdom-Bridgend: Health and social work services

2018/S 088-197724

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Bridgend County Borough Council
Bridgend County Borough Council, Procurement Unit, Civic Offices, Angel Street
Bridgend
CF31 4WB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1656642596
E-mail: rachel.jones2@bridgend.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL17

Internet address(es):Main address: www.bridgend.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0417

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

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

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

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of a Care Home Service along with a Lease Agreement

Reference number: B567

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Bridgend Council is seeking an experienced, suitably qualified and innovative provider to submit a bid to lease Ty Cwm Ogwr and further develop the delivery of a quality and effective operational residential care home.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 500 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL17

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Bridgend County Borough Council, Social services and wellbeing directorate has developed a wide-reaching remodelling plan, in accordance with the key principles of the Social services and wellbeing (Wales) Act 2014. This involves working closely with our partners and stakeholders, to further model and develop sustainable services for future needs, with a real focus on promoting independence, wellbeing and choice that will support individuals in achieving their full potential.

Bridgend County Borough Council are committed to securing quality provision and following remodelling and consultation, the Council is seeking an experienced, suitably qualified and innovative Provider to submit a bid to supply an Accommodation service for older people with grant of the lease for the Property known as Ty Cwm Ogwr Care Home and provide and further develop the delivery of a quality and effective operational Care home, to include the current Individuals receiving the service, at Ty Cwm Ogwr Care Home.

Ty Cwm Ogwr Care Home is situated in Ogmore Vale on the outskirts of Bridgend town centre. Ty Cwm Ogwr Care Home has 28 single rooms and is registered with the Care inspectorate Wales to provide care and support for up to 28 people including nine living with dementia. The care home is currently operated by Bridgend County Borough Council, and employs experienced and well trained employees to provide residential care and support to Individuals who live at the Care home.

At the time of inviting this tender, Bridgend County Borough Council anticipates that TUPE will apply to this contract in respect of Bridgend County Borough Council’s employees who are assigned to providing the services. To fully understand the obligation of TUPE, Bridgend County Borough Council recommends that bidders seek legal advice. Bidders are required to undertake their own due diligence.

The Council anticipates that TUPE will apply and that employees will be eligible for either Local government pension scheme (LGPS) or a broadly comparable pension scheme. The LGPS admissions body will also require a bond. TUPE information will be made available upon receipt of the Council receiving a signed confidentiality agreement. Bridgend County Borough Council gives no undertaking regarding any information provided.

The successful Provider will be awarded the Pre-placement agreement for the provision of Accommodation services for older people for a duration of 10 years and grant of the Property lease for a Term of 125 years from the Commencement date. The Provider will work in partnership with the Council to remodel the Accommodation service for older people during this period.

Key features of the procurement are:

— A Pre-placement agreement for the provision of Accommodation services for older people for a duration of 10 years,

— Ty Cwm Ogwr building and land lease granted for a Term of 125 years in accordance with the Heads of Terms,

— Use of building and land limited to an Accommodation service for older people for 10 years from the Commencement date,

— The Council anticipates that TUPE will apply,

— Commencement date 1.10.2018.

By submitting a bid, the Council will assume those wishing to tender have undertaken due diligence on both the Property and the Service to be delivered and are clear on the model the Council wishes to commission and its future intentions. The Council will therefore assume that the successful provider in the tender will have, prior to submitting a bid, fully read all the Tender documents and will therefore have submitted a bid that is fully appropriate for the model the Council wishes to commission.

Providers interested in bidding for the Service will be able to undertake a supervised site visit on 9.5.2018 between the hours of 2.00 p.m. to finish by 4.00 p.m., by appointment only, and will be able to arrange this via the etenderwales portal.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 500 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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)Description

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: no
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: 01/06/2018
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:

English, Welsh

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

Tender must be valid until: 01/10/2018

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 05/06/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

10 years

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=81489

(WA Ref:81489).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Bridgend County Borough Council
Bridgend County Borough Council, Procurement Unit, Civic Offices, Angel Street
Bridgend
CF31 4WB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1656642596Internet address: www.bridgend.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

04/05/2018