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United Kingdom-Leicester: Health and social work services
Social and other specific services – public contracts
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
ASC0259 — Dementia Support Service
Leicester City Council (on behalf of Leicester City Council, Leicestershire County Council, Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group, East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG and West Leicestershire CCG) invites tenders for the provision of a dementia support service to assist people living with dementia and their families/informal carers in Leicester and Leicestershire.
The service provider must be flexible and proactive in delivering personalised, strengths-based community support, relevant to people’s circumstances and the stage of their condition.
The support delivered by the service will fall under one or more of the following categories:
— information, advice and signposting to other services,
— personalised targeted support,
— post diagnostic group and social group support,
— informal carer learning.
The service provider will be expected to respond to the diverse nature of the various communities across Leicester and Leicestershire by building effective relations with relevant health related statutory organisations (eg Primary Care Networks, Social Prescribers, Admiral Nurses, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and Leicestershire Partnerships NHS Trust).
As detailed in the invitation to tender documentation. The procurement for this service is undertaken in accordance with Directive 2014/24/EU Article 74 Type of services – Health and Social Services. Dementia support services falls under the ‘light touch’ regime of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
The proposed contract will be initially for a period of 3 years to commence on 1 October 2020 and expire on 30 September 2023 with an option to extend (subject to satisfactory performance outcomes and agreement by the partners) for a further period or periods up to 24 months, taking the contract term to a maximum of 60 months.
Although II.2.3) lists the place of performance as Leicestershire and Rutland the service coverage is only required for Leicester and Leicestershire.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
As contained in the invitation to tender documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the invitation to tender documentation.
Section VI: Complementary information
Tenderers information session is being held on 10 March 2020 commencing at 10 a.m. The booking form to register to attend this session is included within the invitation to tender documentation. Any potential supplier is invited to attend this session to ask questions about the proposed contract and associated procurement process. Venue: G.04 Presentation Suite, Leicester City Council, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester LE1 1FZX at 10 a.m.-12 p.m.