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Title: Support at Home (Home Support and Supported Living)
Published by: Falkirk Council
Publication Date: 03/11/2017
Deadline Date: 05/12/2017
Deadline Time: 14:00
Notice Type: 21 Social and other Specific Services - Contract Notice
Has Documents: Yes
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: The service covers both long and short term support needs and may include personal care, domestic support, housing support, social and emotional support as well as providing support to families and carers.
CPV: 85320000, 85300000, 85310000, 85311100, 98000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85311100, 98000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85311100, 98000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85311100, 98000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85311100, 98000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85311100, 98000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85311100, 98000000.

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Falkirk Council

Municipal Buildings, West Bridge Street

Falkirk

FK1 5RS

UK

Telephone: +44 1324506566

E-mail: pcu@falkirk.gov.uk

NUTS: UKM76

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00184

I.3) Communication

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

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.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

Support at Home (Home Support and Supported Living)

Reference number: SW/035/18

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85320000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The service covers both long and short term support needs and may include personal care, domestic support, housing support, social and emotional support as well as providing support to families and carers.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 100 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Home Support

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85300000

85310000

85311100

98000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM76

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The service covers both long and short term support needs and may include personal care, domestic support, social and emotional support as well as providing support to families and carers. In line with re-ablement practices, the service aims to help people sustain, recover or manage their health, skills and abilities to lead independent and fulfilling lives within their local communities.

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

Duration in months: 48

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Supported Living for People with Physical Disabilities including those with Sensory Impairment

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85300000

85310000

85311100

98000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM76

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Services for People with Physical Disabilities should fulfil an enabling role supporting people to regain confidence and motivation, maximising their potential and supporting them to live as independently as possible.

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

Duration in months: 48

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

Lot No: 3

II.2.1) Title

Supported Living for People with Learning Disabilities including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85300000

85310000

85311100

98000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM76

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Service Users affected by Learning Disability exhibit an impairment of their intellectual, adaptive and social functioning.

Service Users with Learning Disabilities may have particular communication support needs requiring the use of communication support systems such as Talking Mats, Makaton as well as other augmentative and alternative communication aids, for example, picture and symbol communication boards, electronic communication devices etc.

Service Users with Learning Disabilities may also require support to interact with others and their environment ensuring that any risks posed, by or to the individual, are managed appropriately.

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

Duration in months: 48

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

Lot No: 4

II.2.1) Title

Supported Living for People with Mental Health Difficulties

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85300000

85310000

85311100

98000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM76

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Service Users within this category are typically individuals who have been diagnosed as having a severe and enduring mental illness, such as Schizophrenia or Severe Affective Disorder. Service Users affected by Mental Health difficulties may require support because they are acutely unwell or have long term mental illness which significantly impacts their functioning and motivation to care independently for themselves and also their ability to sustain relationships. Service users may also lead chaotic lifestyles leading to recurring crises requiring the need for mental health support from a variety of services. Service Users may also present significant risk to their own safety or that of others.

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

Duration in months: 48

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

Lot No: 5

II.2.1) Title

Supported Living for Older People

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85300000

85310000

85311100

98000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM76

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Service Users within this category are typically Older People with higher levels of support needs due to physical frailty, ill health and/or dementia.

Service Users will require support to be delivered on a flexible basis in recognition that their needs and presentation may change. It is important that Service Users with Dementia are supported in a way which promotes their independence whilst balancing risks.

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

Duration in months: 48

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

Lot No: 6

II.2.1) Title

Supported Living for People who are or have been subject to the Criminal Justice System

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85300000

85310000

85311100

98000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM76

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Service Users who are, or have been, subject to the Criminal Justice System may at times require support in order to live in their community. Support may be required due to the risks associated with the individuals offending behaviour or may arise from disability or mental health issues. Service Users who require support via the Support at Home (Home Support and Supported Living) Framework will be those, requiring lengthy periods of supervision at a high level of intensity, particularly in the early periods after release from custody, typically with a history of multiple sexual or violent offences.

Staff undertaking this activity will be well trained, have professional support, access to a reliable lone worker safety service, or access the council lone worker system, reliable and able to balance restrictions with promotion of constructive activities.

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

Duration in months: 48

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

Lot No: 7

II.2.1) Title

Supplementary Providers List

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85300000

85310000

85311100

98000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM76

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Supplementary Providers List shall be made available to Service Users opting to choose and direct their own care within SDS Options 1, 2 or 4. Providers included within Lot 7 may also be required to deliver services if there is insufficient capacity within the Framework to meet service requirements.

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

Duration in months: 48

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

Those providers that meet minimum requirements and are not appointed to lots 1, 2,3,4,5 or 6 shall automatically be included within a Supplementary Providers List (Lot 7).

Tenderers are not required to select Lot 7 as part of the tender process

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

Participation is reserved to a particular profession: Yes

Indicate profession:

Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

ESPD 4.A.1.

The Provider shall be registered with the Care Inspectorate and comply with all National Care Standards as detailed in Regulation No. 114 of The Regulations of Care (Requirements as to Care Service (Scotland)) Regulations 2002

Providers are required to have the following Care Inspectorate Registrations:

Lot 1 - Care at Home

Lots 2 to 6 - Housing Support and Care at Home

Providers are required to detail Care Inspectorate Registration Numbers relevant to the service from which support will be provided in Falkirk.

It will be a requirement of the tender that any provider must have achieved a grade of 4 or above over the past two inspections in the theme of Quality of Care and Support.

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

Open procedure

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

IV.1.11) Main features of the award procedure:

Please refer to Schedule 1 - Instructions to Tenderers

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2016/S 186-334137

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

Date: 05/12/2017

Local time: 14:00

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

EN

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information

ESPD Q2.A.3 Companies House Registration number is required.

ESPD Q4B.5.1 Providers must have at least 10M GBP cover for Employers Liability Insurance.

ESPD Q4B.5.2 Providers must have the following levels of cover as a minimum:

Public Liability - 10M GBP

Professional Indemnity - 5M GBP

Medical Malpractice - 5M GBP

ESPD Q4C.6.1 - Managers shall fulfil the registration and qualification requirements outlined by the Care Inspectorate and the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

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=517229.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

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.

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:

There is a requirement for Providers to provide training opportunities.

(SC Ref:517229)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Falkirk Council

Municipal Buildings, West Bridge Street

Falkirk

FK1 5RS

UK

Telephone: +44 1324506566

Internet address(es)

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

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

01/11/2017


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
21/11/2017 08:07ADDED FILE: ***** Tender Questions Clarification *****

***** Tender Questions Clarification *****
Main Contact: pcu@falkirk.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 
329999other Social Community Care Supplies and ServicesSocial Community Care Supplies and Services 

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
140Tayside, Central & Fife

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Current Documents

CreatedNameDescriptionSizeDownloads
03/11/2017 01 Invitation to Tender Letter Invitation to Tender Letter206.50 KB91
03/11/2017 02 Schedule 1 - Instructions to Tenderers Schedule 1943.00 KB85
03/11/2017 03 Schedule 2 - ESPD v1.9 UPDATE Schedule 2420.63 KB86
03/11/2017 04 Schedule 3 - Service Specification Schedule 3262.50 KB102
03/11/2017 05 Schedule 4 - Quality Criteria Method Statements Schedule 4434.00 KB93
03/11/2017 06 Schedule 5 - Pricing Schedule 5396.50 KB94
03/11/2017 07 Schedule 6 - Terms & Conditions Schedule 6263.50 KB80
03/11/2017 08 Appendix 1 - Certificate as to Canvassing Appendix 131.00 KB66
03/11/2017 09 Appendix 2 - Bona Fide Tender Appendix 230.50 KB65
03/11/2017 10 Appendix 3 - Form of Tender Appendix 331.00 KB72
03/11/2017 11 Appendix 4 - Freedom of Information Appendix 430.00 KB65
03/11/2017 12 Appendix 5 - Community Benefit Statement Appendix 539.00 KB67
03/11/2017 13 Appendix 6 - Serious Organised Crime Groups Appendix 619.26 KB68
21/11/2017 Tender Questions Clarification ***** Tender Questions Clarification *****16.82 KB43

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