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Bridgend County Borough Council seeks to appoint up experienced providers to enter into a framework agreement for the delivery of high-quality and sustainable domiciliary care services across Bridgend County Borough. The framework agreement will be ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Bridgend County Borough Council
Procurement Unit, Civic Offices, Angel Street
Bridgend
CF31 4WB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1656642596
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKL17

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.bridgend.gov.uk

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

I.2)Joint procurement
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
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: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Framework Agreement for the Provision of Domiciliary Care within the County Borough of Bridgend.

Reference number: B421/17
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Bridgend County Borough Council seeks to appoint up experienced providers to enter into a framework agreement for the delivery of high-quality and sustainable domiciliary care services across Bridgend County Borough. The framework agreement will be for 2 years, with an option to extend for a further 24 months and will allow the Council to purchase individual packages of generic domiciliary from providers.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 3 200 000.00 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)
85300000
85310000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL17
Main site or place of performance:

Within the county borough of Bridgend.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Bridgend County Borough Council seeks to appoint experienced providers to enter into a framework agreement for the delivery of high quality and sustainable domiciliary care services across Bridgend County Borough. The framework agreement will be for 2 years, with an option to extend for a further 24 months and will allow the Council to purchase individual packages of generic domiciliary from providers.

It is essential for providers to support and promote the Councils objectives of delivering enabling person centred and outcome focused domiciliary care, which supports prevention and well-being in accordance with the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014. In this way, individuals requiring domiciliary care will be enabled, empowered and supported to live as independently as possible in their own homes and communities.

The required services will be provided to individuals with various levels of need that meet the eligibility criteria and are assessed as requiring personal and practical support within their own homes. These services will be predominately provided to older people, although not exclusively and will delivered to individuals with a range of care needs.

Due to anticipated demographic changes in Bridgend County Borough, demand on all Social Care services is expected to increase and it is anticipated that there will be an increase in demand for domiciliary care as more people choose to remain within their own homes and communities. Therefore, providers will be need to be responsive and flexible to anticipated changes in need and demand.

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: 3 200 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Up to a 24 month period.

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 20
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: yes
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: 10/07/2017
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
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 12/07/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
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 http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=66731

(WA Ref: 66731).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Bridgend County Borough Council
Procurement Unit, Civic Offices, Angel Street
Bridgend
CF31 4WB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1656642596

Internet 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:
19/05/2017