Services - 61945-2017

17/02/2017    S34    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Ruthin: Health and social work services

2017/S 034-061945

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Prior information notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Denbighshire County Council
North Wales Social Care and Wellbeing Services Improvement Collaborative
C/O Community Support Services, PO Box 62
Ruthin
LL15 9AZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1824712432
E-mail: john.l.williams@denbighshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL13

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.denbighshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0280

I.1)Name and addresses
Conwy County Borough Council
Bodlondeb, Bangor Road
Conwy
LL32 8DU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1492574000
E-mail: procurement@conwy.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL13

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0389

I.1)Name and addresses
Flintshire County Council
County Hall, Flintshire
Mold
CH7 6NA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1352701814
E-mail: procurement@flintshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL23

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.flintshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0419

I.1)Name and addresses
Isle of Anglesey County Council
Council Offices, Anglesey
Llangefni
LL77 7TW
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1248750057
E-mail: procurement@anglesey.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL11

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.anglesey.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0369

I.1)Name and addresses
Gwynedd Council
Corporate Procurement Unit, Council Offices, Shire Hall Street
Caernarfon
LL55 1SH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1286679772
E-mail: alisonevans@gwynedd.llyw.cymru
NUTS code: UKL12

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.gwynedd.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0361

I.1)Name and addresses
Wrexham County Borough Council
Lampbit Street
Wrexham
LL11 1AR
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1978292792
E-mail: procurement@wrexham.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL23

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.wrexham.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0264

I.1)Name and addresses
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Ysbyty Gwynedd, Penrhosgarnedd
Bangor
LL57 1PW
United Kingdom
E-mail: info.bcu@wales.nhs.uk
NUTS code: UKL12

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.wales.nhs.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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:

North Wales Domiciliary Care Providers Agreement.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This procurement project is the culmination of a commissioning process seeking to achieve the following benefits:

1) Good quality domiciliary care services that deliver ‘what matters’ (as defined by stakeholders to mean flexible, relationship centred and outcome focussed).

2) Affordable (whole life / best value) services.

3) A sustainable and diverse market (meeting Welsh language needs and providing appropriate ‘specialist’ care and support e.g. enhanced workforce standards for supporting people with complex behaviour, acquired brain or spinal injury etc.).

4) Standardised procurement processes, provider terms and conditions across the region — where possible and beneficial.

5) Standardised care pathways / internal process (assessment, reablement, brokerage, invoicing and payments) across North Wales — where possible and beneficial and where this can make efficiencies or deliver benefits across the ‘whole system’.

This description is continued in the PIN notice attachment.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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)
85000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL13
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This project is being undertaken by Denbighshire Council on behalf of the 7 health and social care commissioning authorities of North Wales region — Isle of Anglesey County Council, Gwynedd County Council, Conwy County Borough Council, Denbighshire County Council, Flintshire County Council, Wrexham County Borough Council and Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (subject to confirmation).

This project will evaluate the quality of registered domiciliary care providers (or companies that have submitted an application for registration) using MEAT criteria (most economically advantageous tender — in terms of price, quality and social value). Successful bidders will be awarded an agreement to provide domiciliary care services in North Wales and will be ranked by overall score. Commissioners will be able to call-off against the list of providers using a range of allocation procedures to be defined within the tender documents.

II.2.14)Additional information

Additional information to the above description can be found in the PIN notice attachment.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
31/03/2017

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Providers will be invited to a ‘Meet the Buyer’ event which will be supported by Business Wales and Wales Cooperative Centre.

The Meet the Buyer event will be held on 17th March from 9:30 - 13:00 at Optic Glyndwr, St Asaph Business Park, St Asaph, Denbighshire. LL17 0JB.

Attendance at the Meet the Buyer event will be limited to one representative per provider organisation. Please register interest in attending the event by emailing john.l.williams@denbighshire.gov.uk by 6.3.2017. Consortium bids are welcomed.

Bidders are encouraged to ensure that they have a thorough understanding of the impact of the following legislative and policy guidance framework on the provision of domiciliary care services in Wales.

Website links can be found in the PIN notice attachment.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=59057

(WA Ref: 59057).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
15/02/2017