United Kingdom - Birmingham: Social services

Main activities: 
General public services
Type: 
Dynamic purchasing system
Type of contract: 
SERVICES
Market: 
SERVICES
Bid type: 
Submission for all lots
Awarding procedure: 
Restricted procedure
Award criteria: 
The most economic tender
Published: 
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Tender cycle: 
Tender ID: 
2017/S 247-519008

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)

Name and addresses
Birmingham City Council
10 Woodcock Street
Birmingham
B4 7WB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Corporate Procurement Services
Telephone: +44 1214648000
E-mail: etendering@birmingham.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1213037322
NUTS code: UKG31

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.finditinbirmingham.com

Address of the buyer profile: www.in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc

I.2)

Joint procurement

I.3)

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

I.4)

Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local agency/office

I.5)

Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)

Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)

Title:

P0429B - Application to join the flexible contracting arrangement for the provision of service packages in care homes with and without nursing for persons under the age of 65 and supported living

Reference number: P0429B

II.1.2)

Main CPV code
85320000

II.1.3)

Type of contract
Services

II.1.4)

Short description:

Birmingham City Council are inviting suitably qualified and experienced organisations to express an interest for the provision of service packages in care homes with and without nursing for persons under the age of 65 with care and support (supported living). This includes 2 lots: LOT 1 - Care homes with nursing and care homes without nursing LOT 2 - Care and support (supported living) Flexible Contracting Arrangements shall commence on 1 April 2018 and shall automatically expire on 31 March 2021 without the need for either party to give notice, unless terminated earlier in accordance with its terms. The flexible contracting arrangements may be extended for 2 further periods after 31 March 2021 of up to 12 months each by the Council giving the provider 3 months prior written notice, of its intention to extend the flexible contracting arrangements.

II.1.5)

Estimated total value

II.1.6)

Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

1

Lot No: Care Homes With Nursing and Care Homes Without Nursing

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
85144100
79624000
75200000
98514000
85320000

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

Care homes with nursing homes regulated and registered by the Care Quality Commission, to provide the same help and assistance with personal care as those without nursing care but they also have professional registered nurses and experienced care assistants in constant attendance that can provide 24-hour nursing care services for more complex health needs. These homes are for people who have been assessed as requiring a health care professional (nurse) delivering elements of care. Care homes without nursing homes regulated and registered by the Care Quality Commission where people live either short, temporary or long-term. The homes provide help and assistance with personal care, continence management, food and diet and simple treatments.

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

II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)

Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)

Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)

Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The flexible contracting arrangements may be extended for 2 further periods after 31 March 2021 of up to 12 months each by the Council giving the provider 3 months prior written notice, of its intention to extend the flexible contracting arrangements.

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

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

2

Lot No: Care and Support (Supported Living)

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
85144100
75200000
79624000
85320000

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

'Supported living' is the name for services (including housing), designed to help people to stay living independently within their local community. Supported living has no legal definition but has a commonly accepted set of principles that are defined in the reach standards in supported living.

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

II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)

Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)

Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)

Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The Flexible Contracting Arrangements may be extended for 2 further periods after 31 March 2021 of up to 12 months each by the Council giving the provider 3 months prior written notice, of its intention to extend the flexible contracting arrangements.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

Details will be provided in the tender documentation.

III.1.2)

Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Details will be provided in the tender documentation.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Details will be provided in the tender documentation.

III.1.3)

Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Details will be provided in the tender documentation.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Details will be provided in the tender documentation.

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
Restricted procedure

IV.1.3)

Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the setting up of 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: 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: 22/01/2018
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

IV.2.6)

Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 30 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)

Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

BCC will be using its e-tendering system (in-tend) for the administration of this procurement process and providers must register with the system to be able to express an interest. The web address is: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc, registration and use of in-tend is free. All correspondence for this procurement process must be via the In-tend correspondence function. If you are unable to register with In-tend please either email cps@birmingham.gov.uk or call 0121 464 8000. If you are interested in tendering please click on the following link to access Birmingham City Councils tender Portal: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc/ and submit your details to register as a bidder. We will send you a log on and password so you can download the questionnaire. Requests to participate must be by way of completion and return of the questionnaire no later than 12:00 hours on 22 January 2018 using the Supplier Portal.

VI.4)

Procedures for review

VI.4.1)

Review body
High Court of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079477882

VI.4.2)

Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)

Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Any review proceedings should be promptly brought to the attention of Birmingham City Council and will be dealt with in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Any review proceedings must be brought within the time-scales specified by the applicable law, including, without limitation, PCR 2015. In accordance with PCR 2015, BCC will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period from the date information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers.

VI.4.4)

Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)

Date of dispatch of this notice:
21/12/2017
Low Value Tender: