Shropshire Council: AMCV 279 - Shared Lives Service

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Notice Summary
Title: AMCV 279 - Shared Lives Service
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: Shropshire Council
Nature of contract: Not applicable
Procedure: Open
Short Description: Shropshire Council holds a current contract for a Shared Lives service which expires on 30.11.19 and is therefore tendering this and wishes to appoint a provider to operate the service from 01.12.19. Shared Lives care offers people an alternative and highly flexible form of accommodation and/or care or support inside or outside the Shared Lives carer’s home. Shared Lives arrangements are set up and supported by Shared Lives schemes and the care and accommodation people receive is provided by individuals, couples or families in the local community. This enables people taking up a Shared Lives opportunity and the Shared Lives carer/s to enjoy shared activities and life experiences.
Published: 02/08/2019 08:54
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UK-Shrewsbury: Social services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             Shropshire Council
             Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND, United Kingdom
             Tel. +44 1743252992, Email: procurement@shropshire.gov.uk
             Contact: Nigel Denton - Procurement Manager
             Main Address: www.shropshire.gov.uk
             NUTS Code: UKG22
      I.2) Joint procurement
      The contract involves joint procurement: Yes.
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided       
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
      I.3) Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Shrewsbury:-Social-services./B2T42566RC
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically via https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/B2T42566RC to the abovementioned address       
      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: Not provided
      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: AMCV 279 - Shared Lives Service       
      Reference Number: AMCV 279
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      85320000 - Social services.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
      II.1.4) Short description: Shropshire Council holds a current contract for a Shared Lives service which expires on 30.11.19 and is therefore tendering this and wishes to appoint a provider to operate the service from 01.12.19.

Shared Lives care offers people an alternative and highly flexible form of accommodation and/or care or support inside or outside the Shared Lives carer’s home. Shared Lives arrangements are set up and supported by Shared Lives schemes and the care and accommodation people receive is provided by individuals, couples or families in the local community. This enables people taking up a Shared Lives opportunity and the Shared Lives carer/s to enjoy shared activities and life experiences.       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: 1,600,000       
      Currency: GBP
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No       
   
II.2) Description
      
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      Not Provided       
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKG22 Shropshire CC
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Shropshire Council holds a current contract for a Shared Lives service which expires on 30.11.19 and is therefore tendering this and wishes to appoint a provider to operate the service from 01.12.19.

Shared Lives care offers people an alternative and highly flexible form of accommodation and/or care or support inside or outside the Shared Lives carer’s home. Shared Lives arrangements are set up and supported by Shared Lives schemes and the care and accommodation people receive is provided by individuals, couples or families in the local community. This enables people taking up a Shared Lives opportunity and the Shared Lives carer/s to enjoy shared activities and life experiences.

The Council currently funds 41 permanent placements and 43 respite placements in the administrative area of Shropshire plus 5 placements which are outside of the administrative area of Shropshire as follows: 2 in Leighton, Welshpool, 2 in Leintwardine; 1 in Prestatyn.

The current provider has 34 Shared Lives carers supporting Shropshire permanent placements, 15 of whom offer respite and a further 25 carers who offer respite placements.

These figures may have changed by the commencement of the new contract.

The Council is seeking an experienced, quality provider which is able to deliver this service and also develop it to include short term hospital discharge and home sharing – tenderers are advised to read Schedule 1 of the Form of Contract for further information on these additional areas of the service.

Contract and Price

The contract will be for an initial 5 year period with potential to extend for a further 5 years.

The maximum funding available for this service is £147,000 per annum and bids over this price will not be accepted.

Tenderers should note the Additional Payments Schedule in the Form of Contract which details how additional payments can be received for developing the service.

The price will not be subject to a payment review to take into account the Council’s allocated inflationary uplift until April 2021

Staffing – TUPE
Applicants should note that it is considered that the Employee ‘Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations ‘2006 (‘TUPE’) will apply to this contract.
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Criteria below
            Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
                        
            Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 40
                              
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: 1,600,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Start: 01/12/2019 / End: 30/11/2024       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: This contract can be extended for a further period of up to 5 years commencing on 1st December 2024.
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/B2T42566RC       


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:          
      See tender documents    
      III.1.2) Economic and financial standing       
      List and brief description of selection criteria:
      See tender documents    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :       
      See tender documents    
      III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      See tender documents    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :          
      See tender documents
      III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)   
      The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No       
      The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No    
      
   III.2) Conditions related to the contract
      III.2.1) Information about a particular profession    
      Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:          
      Not Provided    
      III.2.2) Contract performance conditions       
      See tender documents          
      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: No

Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1) Description OPEN
      IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open   
   
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system    
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO    
         In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided    
   
   
   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
      An electronic auction will be used: No
      Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
   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:
         Notice number in the OJ S: Not provided       
      IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
       Date: 09/09/2019 Time: 12:00
            
      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: Not Provided      
      IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
         Date: 09/09/2019
         Time: 12:00
         Place:
         Shirehall, Shrewsbury
      

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
   Electronic ordering will be used No       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted No       
   Electronic payment will be used No       
   VI.3) Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Shrewsbury:-Social-services./B2T42566RC

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/B2T42566RC
   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             Shropshire Council
       Shirehall, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND, United Kingdom
       Email: procurement@shropshire.gov.uk
       Internet address: www.shropshire.gov.uk
   VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
             Shropshire Counil
          Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND, United Kingdom
          Email: procurement@shropshire.gov.uk
          Internet address: www.shropshie.gov.uk
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
   Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:    
    Not Provided    
   VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
          Shropshire Council
       Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND, United Kingdom
       Email: procurement@shropshire.gov.uk
       Internet address: www.shropshire.gov.uk
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 02/08/2019

Annex A



   IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
      Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
      1: Contracting Authority
       Shropshire Council is purchasing on behalf of itself and any wholly owned local authority company or other entity that is deemed to be a contracting authority by virtue of the Council’s involvement.
       Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND, United Kingdom
       Email: procurement@shropshire.gov.uk
       Main Address: www.shropshire.gov.uk
       NUTS Code: UKG22

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UK-Shrewsbury: Social services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

   I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
       Shropshire Council
       Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1743252992, Email: procurement@shropshire.gov.uk
       Contact: Nigel Denton - Procurement Manager
       Main Address: www.shropshire.gov.uk
       NUTS Code: UKG22

   I.2) Joint procurement:
      The contract involves joint procurement: Yes          
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

   I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
      Regional or local authority

   I.5) Main activity:
      General public services

Section II: Object Of The Contract

   II.1) Scope of the procurement

      II.1.1) Title: AMCV 279 - Shared Lives Service            
      Reference number: AMCV 279

      II.1.2) Main CPV code:
         85320000 - Social services.


      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

      II.1.4) Short description: This is a contract award notice for a Shared Lives service to operate from 01.12.19.

Shared Lives care offers people an alternative and highly flexible form of accommodation and/or care or support inside or outside the Shared Lives carer’s home. Shared Lives arrangements are set up and supported by Shared Lives schemes and the care and accommodation people receive is provided by individuals, couples or families in the local community. This enables people taking up a Shared Lives opportunity and the Shared Lives carer/s to enjoy shared activities and life experiences.

      II.1.6) Information about lots
         This contract is divided into lots: No
            
      II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
          Value: 1,600,000
                  
         Currency:GBP            

   II.2) Description

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
      Not Provided

      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UKG22 - Shropshire CC
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      Shropshire CC
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: This is a contract award notice for a Shared Lives service from 01.12.19.

Shared Lives care offers people an alternative and highly flexible form of accommodation and/or care or support inside or outside the Shared Lives carer’s home. Shared Lives arrangements are set up and supported by Shared Lives schemes and the care and accommodation people receive is provided by individuals, couples or families in the local community. This enables people taking up a Shared Lives opportunity and the Shared Lives carer/s to enjoy shared activities and life experiences.

The Council currently funds 41 permanent placements and 43 respite placements in the administrative area of Shropshire plus 5 placements which are outside of the administrative area of Shropshire as follows: 2 in Leighton, Welshpool, 2 in Leintwardine; 1 in Prestatyn.

The current provider has 34 Shared Lives carers supporting Shropshire permanent placements, 15 of whom offer respite and a further 25 carers who offer respite placements.

These figures may have changed by the commencement of the new contract.

The Council is seeking an experienced, quality provider which is able to deliver this service and also develop it to include short term hospital discharge and home sharing – tenderers are advised to read Schedule 1 of the Form of Contract for further information on these additional areas of the service.

Contract and Price

The contract will be for an initial 5 year period with potential to extend for a further 5 years.

The maximum funding available for this service is £147,000 per annum and bids over this price will not be accepted.

Tenderers should note the Additional Payments Schedule in the Form of Contract which details how additional payments can be received for developing the service.

The price will not be subject to a payment review to take into account the Council’s allocated inflationary uplift until April 2021

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
      Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
                  
      Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 40
            

      II.2.11) Information about options
         Options: No
         

      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: To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/B2T42566RC


Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

   IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open


   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
      The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No       
      

   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
      An electronic auction has been used: No

   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
       Notice number in the OJEU: 2019/S 150-370016
      
   

   IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
      The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

   Contract No: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: Not Provided    
   Title: Not Provided

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 11/09/2019

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 1
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0 (SME - as defined in Commission Recommendation 2003/361/EC)          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: 1

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             Bethphage
             8 Longbow Close, Harlescott Lane, Shrewsbury, SY1 3GZ, United Kingdom
             Tel. +44 1743252993
             NUTS Code: UKG22
            The contractor is an SME: No

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 1,600,000
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
         
Section VI: Complementary information

   VI.3) Additional information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
To view this notice, please click here:
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   VI.4) Procedures for review

      VI.4.1) Review body
          Shropshire Council
          Shirehall, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND, United Kingdom
          Tel. +44 1743252993, Email: procurement@shropshire.gov.uk
          Internet address: www.shropshire.gov.uk

      VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures
          Shropshire Counil
          Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND, United Kingdom
          Tel. +44 1743252993, Email: procurement@shropshire.gov.uk
          Internet address: www.shropshie.gov.uk

      VI.4.3) Review procedure
         Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

      VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
          Shropshire Council
          Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND, United Kingdom
          Tel. +44 1743252993, Email: procurement@shropshire.gov.uk
          Internet address: www.shropshire.gov.uk

   VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 25/09/2019

ANNEX A

   I) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing   
   1: Contracting Authority
       Shropshire Council is purchasing on behalf of itself and any wholly owned local authority company or other entity that is deemed to be a contracting authority by virtue of the Council’s involvement.
       Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1743252993, Email: procurement@shropshire.gov.uk
       Main Address: www.shropshire.gov.uk
       NUTS Code: UKG22