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Notice Details

Title: Adult Care Services for High Complex Needs
Published by: South Lanarkshire Council
Publication Date: 04/12/2017
Deadline Date: 05/01/2018
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 21 Social and other Specific Services - Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Abstract: ESPD Question 4C.1.2
The purpose of this contract is to put in place a bespoke support service for initially one individual with highly complex needs and challenging behaviours. The council may seek to add up to three additional service users over the life of the contract dependent on suitability, compatibility and risk considerations.
The provider will require to evidence and demonstrate proven experience in the support and management of people who present with significant challenging behaviours and will have an established infrastructure that can deliver bespoke interventions that are flexible and will accommodate the unpredictable needs of this individual. This may include non traditional forms of interventions including supine restraint. The provider should be able to demonstrate other forms of interventions such as redirection that will minimise the need to utilise a restraint model and which will improve the quality of life and reduce risk for the service user(s).
CPV: 85310000, 85310000.

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

South Lanarkshire Council

Council Headquarters, Almada Street

Hamilton

ML3 0AA

UK

Contact person: Noeleen Conway

Telephone: +44 1698454448

E-mail: procurement_service@southlanarkshire.gov.uk

NUTS: UKM95

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00410

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/web/login.html


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/web/login.html


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

Social protection

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Adult Care Services for High Complex Needs

Reference number: SLC/PS/SW/17/010

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85310000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

ESPD Question 4C.1.2

The purpose of this contract is to put in place a bespoke support service for initially one individual with highly complex needs and challenging behaviours. The council may seek to add up to three additional service users over the life of the contract dependent on suitability, compatibility and risk considerations.

The provider will require to evidence and demonstrate proven experience in the support and management of people who present with significant challenging behaviours and will have an established infrastructure that can deliver bespoke interventions that are flexible and will accommodate the unpredictable needs of this individual. This may include non traditional forms of interventions including supine restraint. The provider should be able to demonstrate other forms of interventions such as redirection that will minimise the need to utilise a restraint model and which will improve the quality of life and reduce risk for the service user(s).

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85310000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM95


Main site or place of performance:

East Kilbride

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The purpose of this contract is to put in place a bespoke support service for initially one individual with highly complex needs and challenging behaviours. The council may seek to add up to three additional service users over the life of the contract dependent on suitability, compatibility and risk considerations.

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 84

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.4) Objective rules and criteria for participation

Exclusion Criteria

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

ESPD Questions 3A – 3C have been identified as mandatory exclusion grounds and ESPD Questions 3D have been identified as discretionary exclusion grounds. All the exclusion grounds will be assessed on a PASS/FAIL basis. For the mandatory exclusion grounds a bid will be excluded where the bidder fails to provide either a positive response or to provide details to the satisfaction of the Council of the self cleansing measures undertaken. .For the discretionary exclusion grounds a bid may be excluded where the bidder fails to provide either a positive response or if the Council is not satisfied as to the self cleansing measures undertaken.

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession

Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

ESPD Question 4A.1 Trade Registers

It is a requirement of this tender that if the bidder is UK based they must hold a valid registration with Companies House. Where the bidder is UK based but not registered at Companies House they must be able to verify to the Councils satisfaction that they are trading from the address provided in the tender and under the company name given.

If the bidder is based out-with the UK they must be enrolled in the relevant professional or trade register appropriate to their country as described in Schedule 5 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

ESPD Question 4A.2 Authorisation/Membership

Where it is required, within a bidder’s country of establishment they must confirm which authorisation or memberships of the relevant organisation(s) are required in order to perform this service.

Bidders must confirm if they hold the particular authorisation or memberships.

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

ESPD Question 4B.5 Insurance

The bidder must confirm that they have or will commit to obtain prior to the commencement of the contract, the following levels of Insurance Cover:

Employer’s Liability Insurance covering the death of or bodily injuries to employees of the bidder arising out of and in the course of their employment in connection with this contract to the level of 10000000 GBP in respect of each claim, without limit to the number of claims.

Public Liability Insurance covering the death of or bodily injury to a person (not an employee of the bidder) or loss of or damage to property resulting from an action or failure to take action by the bidder to the level of 5000000 GBP in respect of each claim, without limit to the number of claims.

III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.11) Main features of the award procedure:

Contract will be awarded on the basis of 40% Commercial and 60% Technical

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 05/01/2018

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

ESPD Question 4B.4 Economic and Financial Standing

The Council will use the following ratios to evaluate a bidders financial status:

Profitability – this is taken as profit after tax but before dividends and minority interests. If a company makes a profit then it is a pass for this ratio;

Liquidity – this is calculated as current assets less stock and work in progress, divided by current liabilities. If the answer is greater than or equal to one then it is a pass for this ratio

Gearing – this is calculated as the total external secured borrowing (short term and long term) divided by shareholder funds expressed as a percentage. If the answer is less than or equal to 100% it is considered a pass for this ratio.

Bidders must provide the name and value of each of the 3 ratios within their response to ESPD question 4B.4.

The Council requires bidders to pass 2 out of the 3 financial ratios above.

Where 2 out of the 3 ratios cannot be met, the Council may take other mitigating factors into consideration when assessing financial viability and the risk to the Council, providing that the Bidder can supply evidence to substantiate this.

The Council will request submission of and assess the bidders financial accounts, and may use Keynote or similar financial verification systems to validate the information provided.

ESPD Question 4C.6 Technical and Professional Ability (Qualifications)

The bidder as a company will require to have services registered with the Care Inspectorate and meet National Health and Social Care Standards. All employees engaged in the delivery of the contract will require to be hold and maintain the necessary individual registrations required by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC). PVG of all staff/volunteers is a pre requisite.

ESPD Question 4C.6.1 Technical and Professional Ability (Qualifications)

The bidder’s managerial staff will hold a Registered Managers Award (SSSC).

ESPD Question 4D.1 Quality Assurance Schemes

The bidder should be able to demonstrate compliance with ISO 9001 or an approved equivalent standard.

ESPD Questions 3A.1 to 3A.8 Serious and Organised Crime – Information Sharing Protocol

It is a requirement of this tender that the bidder recommended for award completes and submits, when requested to by the Council, the Serious and Organised Crime – Information Sharing Protocol form for evaluation prior to any award being made.

ESPD Question 4C.1.2 Technical and Professional Ability

You must describe in sufficient detail experience of three examples of providing a similar service over the past 3 years giving details of the contracts and values involved.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this PQQ exercise. The Project code is 3694. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

The Community Benefits required in this contract will be detailed within the ITT that follows this PQQ

(SC Ref:521098)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

South Lanarkshire Council

Council Headquarters, Almada Street

Hamilton

ML3 0AA

UK

Telephone: +44 1698454448

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

01/12/2017


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
04/12/2017 14:38PCS-T Codes

Please note that the Project Code on PCS-T is 9694 however the PQQ Code is 3206. This information may assist bidders in locating the tender documents.
Main Contact: procurement_service@southlanarkshire.gov.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
321000Adults and Older Peoples ServicesSocial Community Care Supplies and Services 

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
150Glasgow & Strathclyde

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