Services - 199041-2016

11/06/2016    S112

United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Social work services

2016/S 112-199041

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Essex County Council
Postal address: PO Box 4 County Hall
Town: Chelmsford
NUTS code: UKH33 Essex CC
Postal code: CM1 1JZ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Live at Home Team
E-mail: liveathome@essex.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.essex.gov.uk/Business-Partners/Supplying-Council/Pages/default.aspx
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://ecc.supplier.ariba.com
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to 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:

0264 — Live at Home Ranked List (Formerly Home Support Services).

II.1.2)Main CPV code
85310000 Social work services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Live at Home services are care services delivered in the person's home This includes the following, where it is incidental to the care objective: personal care, cleaning

and house care, practical and social support, minor health related tasks (excluding district nurse tasks), carers support and carers breaks,

administration of medication and support during the night (either night sleep, night sitting or 24 hr live in care).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 400 000 000.00 GBP
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:

Basildon

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85311100 Welfare services for the elderly
85311200 Welfare services for the handicapped
85312000 Social work services without accommodation
85312400 Welfare services not delivered through residential institutions
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH33 Essex CC
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Live at Home Framework will be procured on a lot basis. This document lists the lots per district. However, each district is then broken down further into: (1) Client Group, (2) Service Type, and (3) Service Type Enhanced. Bidders shall be permitted to bid for 1, all or any number of subgroups in combination or singularly. ECC's Pricing Submission template permits this approach and the bidder's responses are easily allocated using this method. ECC shall produce a Ranked list per District, Client Group, Service Type and Service Type Enhanced, ranking the bidders in descending order based on their overall score. The Ranked list will operate for general home support needs under the Live at Home Framework Model.

In order to be admitted to the Ranked List, Providers will be evaluated on a best value basis assessing a Providers pricing and quality submissions. Provider quality will be assessed against set criteria that will ensure quality provision and providers will be required to select a price from pricing matrix developed by ECC. Providers' scores for quality and price will then be added together to produce an overall score. This overall score will then dictate the provider's position on the Ranked List. Providers will be ranked on the basis of their overall score in descending order, with the provider achieving the highest score being awarded first place on the relevant Ranked List.

The Framework will be reviewed on an annual basis, providers on the Framework will have the opportunity to submit a new price from the price matrix. New entrants will be permitted to bid for inclusion on the Ranked List at annual reviews.

The Ranked List will be reviewed on a quarterly basis (for existing Providers), this will be in accordance to KPI's and monitored by ECC. Providers will be re-ranked based on their KPI's and Provider Quality Reports received from Provider Inspections and internal Reports. Providers pricing will remain as selected at the Invitation to Tender or previous Ranked List view Review Point. Providers will only be permitted to select a new price at the annual ranked list review points.

ECC reserve the rights to:

1. alter the Rank List principles defined with to ensure that Price and quality meet with Corporate, Legislative or ECC Outcomes.

2. Alter the placement process outlined in Schedule 5 during the term of the agreement at an Annual Review Process. If ECC changes the placement process outside of the Annual Review Process providers on the list will have the opportunity to re-price. The list will not be re-opened to admit New Entrants at the point of the placement process change, if this is introduced outside of the Annual Review Process

3. Run a mini competition with providers on the ranked list where placements have not been secured within the ranked list

4. amend or update the Live at Home Framework Model and any elements in accordance to Market Intelligence, Legislative changes, KPI's or Organisational Intelligence that result changes necessary to ensure Market stability, ECC Legislative, Statutory duties or affordability within ECC.

ECC is not procuring on behalf of other local authorities, however the framework will be made available to Essex CCG's and any Integrated Care Organisation or Accountable Care Organisation in Essex to make referrals.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

As outlined in the tender documents.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Braintree

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85311100 Welfare services for the elderly
85311200 Welfare services for the handicapped
85312000 Social work services without accommodation
85312400 Welfare services not delivered through residential institutions
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH33 Essex CC
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Live at Home Framework will be procured on a lot basis. This document lists the lots per district. However, each district is then broken down further into: (1) Client Group, (2) Service Type, and (3) Service Type Enhanced. Bidders shall be permitted to bid for 1, all or any number of subgroups in combination or singularly. ECC's Pricing Submission template permits this approach and the bidder's responses are easily allocated using this method. ECC shall produce a Ranked list per District, Client Group, Service Type and Service Type Enhanced, ranking the bidders in descending order based on their overall score. The Ranked list will operate for general home support needs under the Live at Home Framework Model.

In order to be admitted to the Ranked List, Providers will be evaluated on a best value basis assessing a Providers pricing and quality submissions. Provider quality will be assessed against set criteria that will ensure quality provision and providers will be required to select a price from pricing matrix developed by ECC. Providers' scores for quality and price will then be added together to produce an overall score. This overall score will then dictate the provider's position on the Ranked List. Providers will be ranked on the basis of their overall score in descending order, with the provider achieving the highest score being awarded first place on the relevant Ranked List.

The Framework will be reviewed on an annual basis, providers on the Framework will have the opportunity to submit a new price from the price matrix. New entrants will be permitted to bid for inclusion on the Ranked List at annual reviews.

The Ranked List will be reviewed on a quarterly basis (for existing Providers), this will be in accordance to KPI's and monitored by ECC. Providers will be re-ranked based on their KPI's and Provider Quality Reports received from Provider Inspections and internal Reports. Providers pricing will remain as selected at the Invitation to Tender or previous Ranked List view Review Point. Providers will only be permitted to select a new price at the annual ranked list review points.

ECC reserve the rights to:

1. alter the Rank List principles defined with to ensure that Price and quality meet with Corporate, Legislative or ECC Outcomes.

2. Alter the placement process outlined in Schedule 5 during the term of the agreement at an Annual Review Process. If ECC changes the placement process outside of the Annual Review Process providers on the list will have the opportunity to re-price. The list will not be re-opened to admit New Entrants at the point of the placement process change, if this is introduced outside of the Annual Review Process

3. Run a mini competition with providers on the ranked list where placements have not been secured within the ranked list

4. amend or update the Live at Home Framework Model and any elements in accordance to Market Intelligence, Legislative changes, KPI's or Organisational Intelligence that result changes necessary to ensure Market stability, ECC Legislative, Statutory duties or affordability within ECC.

ECC is not procuring on behalf of other local authorities, however the framework will be made available to Essex CCG's and any Integrated Care Organisation or Accountable Care Organisation in Essex to make referrals.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

As outlined in the tender documents.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Brentwood

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85311100 Welfare services for the elderly
85311200 Welfare services for the handicapped
85312000 Social work services without accommodation
85312400 Welfare services not delivered through residential institutions
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH33 Essex CC
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Live at Home Framework will be procured on a lot basis. This document lists the lots per district. However, each district is then broken down further into: (1) Client Group, (2) Service Type, and (3) Service Type Enhanced. Bidders shall be permitted to bid for 1, all or any number of subgroups in combination or singularly. ECC's Pricing Submission template permits this approach and the bidder's responses are easily allocated using this method. ECC shall produce a Ranked list per District, Client Group, Service Type and Service Type Enhanced, ranking the bidders in descending order based on their overall score. The Ranked list will operate for general home support needs under the Live at Home Framework Model.

In order to be admitted to the Ranked List, Providers will be evaluated on a best value basis assessing a Providers pricing and quality submissions. Provider quality will be assessed against set criteria that will ensure quality provision and providers will be required to select a price from pricing matrix developed by ECC. Providers' scores for quality and price will then be added together to produce an overall score. This overall score will then dictate the provider's position on the Ranked List. Providers will be ranked on the basis of their overall score in descending order, with the provider achieving the highest score being awarded first place on the relevant Ranked List.

The Framework will be reviewed on an annual basis, providers on the Framework will have the opportunity to submit a new price from the price matrix. New entrants will be permitted to bid for inclusion on the Ranked List at annual reviews.

The Ranked List will be reviewed on a quarterly basis (for existing Providers), this will be in accordance to KPI's and monitored by ECC. Providers will be re-ranked based on their KPI's and Provider Quality Reports received from Provider Inspections and internal Reports. Providers pricing will remain as selected at the Invitation to Tender or previous Ranked List view Review Point. Providers will only be permitted to select a new price at the annual ranked list review points.

ECC reserve the rights to:

1. alter the Rank List principles defined with to ensure that Price and quality meet with Corporate, Legislative or ECC Outcomes.

2. Alter the placement process outlined in Schedule 5 during the term of the agreement at an Annual Review Process. If ECC changes the placement process outside of the Annual Review Process providers on the list will have the opportunity to re-price. The list will not be re-opened to admit New Entrants at the point of the placement process change, if this is introduced outside of the Annual Review Process

3. Run a mini competition with providers on the ranked list where placements have not been secured within the ranked list

4. amend or update the Live at Home Framework Model and any elements in accordance to Market Intelligence, Legislative changes, KPI's or Organisational Intelligence that result changes necessary to ensure Market stability, ECC Legislative, Statutory duties or affordability within ECC.

ECC is not procuring on behalf of other local authorities, however the framework will be made available to Essex CCG's and any Integrated Care Organisation or Accountable Care Organisation in Essex to make referrals.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

As outlined in the tender documents.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Castle Point

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85311100 Welfare services for the elderly
85311200 Welfare services for the handicapped
85312000 Social work services without accommodation
85312400 Welfare services not delivered through residential institutions
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH33 Essex CC
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Live at Home Framework will be procured on a lot basis. This document lists the lots per district. However, each district is then broken down further into: (1) Client Group, (2) Service Type, and (3) Service Type Enhanced. Bidders shall be permitted to bid for 1, all or any number of subgroups in combination or singularly. ECC's Pricing Submission template permits this approach and the bidder's responses are easily allocated using this method. ECC shall produce a Ranked list per District, Client Group, Service Type and Service Type Enhanced, ranking the bidders in descending order based on their overall score. The Ranked list will operate for general home support needs under the Live at Home Framework Model.

In order to be admitted to the Ranked List, Providers will be evaluated on a best value basis assessing a Providers pricing and quality submissions. Provider quality will be assessed against set criteria that will ensure quality provision and providers will be required to select a price from pricing matrix developed by ECC. Providers' scores for quality and price will then be added together to produce an overall score. This overall score will then dictate the provider's position on the Ranked List. Providers will be ranked on the basis of their overall score in descending order, with the provider achieving the highest score being awarded first place on the relevant Ranked List.

The Framework will be reviewed on an annual basis, providers on the Framework will have the opportunity to submit a new price from the price matrix. New entrants will be permitted to bid for inclusion on the Ranked List at annual reviews.

The Ranked List will be reviewed on a quarterly basis (for existing Providers), this will be in accordance to KPI's and monitored by ECC. Providers will be re-ranked based on their KPI's and Provider Quality Reports received from Provider Inspections and internal Reports. Providers pricing will remain as selected at the Invitation to Tender or previous Ranked List view Review Point. Providers will only be permitted to select a new price at the annual ranked list review points.

ECC reserve the rights to:

1. alter the Rank List principles defined with to ensure that Price and quality meet with Corporate, Legislative or ECC Outcomes.

2. Alter the placement process outlined in Schedule 5 during the term of the agreement at an Annual Review Process. If ECC changes the placement process outside of the Annual Review Process providers on the list will have the opportunity to re-price. The list will not be re-opened to admit New Entrants at the point of the placement process change, if this is introduced outside of the Annual Review Process

3. Run a mini competition with providers on the ranked list where placements have not been secured within the ranked list

4. amend or update the Live at Home Framework Model and any elements in accordance to Market Intelligence, Legislative changes, KPI's or Organisational Intelligence that result changes necessary to ensure Market stability, ECC Legislative, Statutory duties or affordability within ECC.

ECC is not procuring on behalf of other local authorities, however the framework will be made available to Essex CCG's and any Integrated Care Organisation or Accountable Care Organisation in Essex to make referrals.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

As outlined in the tender documents.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Chelmsford

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85311100 Welfare services for the elderly
85311200 Welfare services for the handicapped
85312000 Social work services without accommodation
85312400 Welfare services not delivered through residential institutions
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH33 Essex CC
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Live at Home Framework will be procured on a lot basis. This document lists the lots per district. However, each district is then broken down further into: (1) Client Group, (2) Service Type, and (3) Service Type Enhanced. Bidders shall be permitted to bid for 1, all or any number of subgroups in combination or singularly. ECC's Pricing Submission template permits this approach and the bidder's responses are easily allocated using this method. ECC shall produce a Ranked list per District, Client Group, Service Type and Service Type Enhanced, ranking the bidders in descending order based on their overall score. The Ranked list will operate for general home support needs under the Live at Home Framework Model.

In order to be admitted to the Ranked List, Providers will be evaluated on a best value basis assessing a Providers pricing and quality submissions. Provider quality will be assessed against set criteria that will ensure quality provision and providers will be required to select a price from pricing matrix developed by ECC. Providers' scores for quality and price will then be added together to produce an overall score. This overall score will then dictate the provider's position on the Ranked List. Providers will be ranked on the basis of their overall score in descending order, with the provider achieving the highest score being awarded first place on the relevant Ranked List.

The Framework will be reviewed on an annual basis, providers on the Framework will have the opportunity to submit a new price from the price matrix. New entrants will be permitted to bid for inclusion on the Ranked List at annual reviews.

The Ranked List will be reviewed on a quarterly basis (for existing Providers), this will be in accordance to KPI's and monitored by ECC. Providers will be re-ranked based on their KPI's and Provider Quality Reports received from Provider Inspections and internal Reports. Providers pricing will remain as selected at the Invitation to Tender or previous Ranked List view Review Point. Providers will only be permitted to select a new price at the annual ranked list review points.

ECC reserve the rights to:

1. alter the Rank List principles defined with to ensure that Price and quality meet with Corporate, Legislative or ECC Outcomes.

2. Alter the placement process outlined in Schedule 5 during the term of the agreement at an Annual Review Process. If ECC changes the placement process outside of the Annual Review Process providers on the list will have the opportunity to re-price. The list will not be re-opened to admit New Entrants at the point of the placement process change, if this is introduced outside of the Annual Review Process

3. Run a mini competition with providers on the ranked list where placements have not been secured within the ranked list

4. amend or update the Live at Home Framework Model and any elements in accordance to Market Intelligence, Legislative changes, KPI's or Organisational Intelligence that result changes necessary to ensure Market stability, ECC Legislative, Statutory duties or affordability within ECC.

ECC is not procuring on behalf of other local authorities, however the framework will be made available to Essex CCG's and any Integrated Care Organisation or Accountable Care Organisation in Essex to make referrals.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

As outlined in the tender documents.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Colchester

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85311100 Welfare services for the elderly
85311200 Welfare services for the handicapped
85312000 Social work services without accommodation
85312400 Welfare services not delivered through residential institutions
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH33 Essex CC
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Live at Home Framework will be procured on a lot basis. This document lists the lots per district. However, each district is then broken down further into: (1) Client Group, (2) Service Type, and (3) Service Type Enhanced. Bidders shall be permitted to bid for 1, all or any number of subgroups in combination or singularly. ECC's Pricing Submission template permits this approach and the bidder's responses are easily allocated using this method. ECC shall produce a Ranked list per District, Client Group, Service Type and Service Type Enhanced, ranking the bidders in descending order based on their overall score. The Ranked list will operate for general home support needs under the Live at Home Framework Model.

In order to be admitted to the Ranked List, Providers will be evaluated on a best value basis assessing a Providers pricing and quality submissions. Provider quality will be assessed against set criteria that will ensure quality provision and providers will be required to select a price from pricing matrix developed by ECC. Providers' scores for quality and price will then be added together to produce an overall score. This overall score will then dictate the provider's position on the Ranked List. Providers will be ranked on the basis of their overall score in descending order, with the provider achieving the highest score being awarded first place on the relevant Ranked List.

The Framework will be reviewed on an annual basis, providers on the Framework will have the opportunity to submit a new price from the price matrix. New entrants will be permitted to bid for inclusion on the Ranked List at annual reviews.

The Ranked List will be reviewed on a quarterly basis (for existing Providers), this will be in accordance to KPI's and monitored by ECC. Providers will be re-ranked based on their KPI's and Provider Quality Reports received from Provider Inspections and internal Reports. Providers pricing will remain as selected at the Invitation to Tender or previous Ranked List view Review Point. Providers will only be permitted to select a new price at the annual ranked list review points.

ECC reserve the rights to:

1. alter the Rank List principles defined with to ensure that Price and quality meet with Corporate, Legislative or ECC Outcomes.

2. Alter the placement process outlined in Schedule 5 during the term of the agreement at an Annual Review Process. If ECC changes the placement process outside of the Annual Review Process providers on the list will have the opportunity to re-price. The list will not be re-opened to admit New Entrants at the point of the placement process change, if this is introduced outside of the Annual Review Process

3. Run a mini competition with providers on the ranked list where placements have not been secured within the ranked list

4. amend or update the Live at Home Framework Model and any elements in accordance to Market Intelligence, Legislative changes, KPI's or Organisational Intelligence that result changes necessary to ensure Market stability, ECC Legislative, Statutory duties or affordability within ECC.

ECC is not procuring on behalf of other local authorities, however the framework will be made available to Essex CCG's and any Integrated Care Organisation or Accountable Care Organisation in Essex to make referrals.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

As outlined in the tender documents.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Epping Forest

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85311100 Welfare services for the elderly
85311200 Welfare services for the handicapped
85312000 Social work services without accommodation
85312400 Welfare services not delivered through residential institutions
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH33 Essex CC
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Live at Home Framework will be procured on a lot basis. This document lists the lots per district. However, each district is then broken down further into: (1) Client Group, (2) Service Type, and (3) Service Type Enhanced. Bidders shall be permitted to bid for 1, all or any number of subgroups in combination or singularly. ECC's Pricing Submission template permits this approach and the bidder's responses are easily allocated using this method. ECC shall produce a Ranked list per District, Client Group, Service Type and Service Type Enhanced, ranking the bidders in descending order based on their overall score. The Ranked list will operate for general home support needs under the Live at Home Framework Model.

In order to be admitted to the Ranked List, Providers will be evaluated on a best value basis assessing a Providers pricing and quality submissions. Provider quality will be assessed against set criteria that will ensure quality provision and providers will be required to select a price from pricing matrix developed by ECC. Providers' scores for quality and price will then be added together to produce an overall score. This overall score will then dictate the provider's position on the Ranked List. Providers will be ranked on the basis of their overall score in descending order, with the provider achieving the highest score being awarded first place on the relevant Ranked List.

The Framework will be reviewed on an annual basis, providers on the Framework will have the opportunity to submit a new price from the price matrix. New entrants will be permitted to bid for inclusion on the Ranked List at annual reviews.

The Ranked List will be reviewed on a quarterly basis (for existing Providers), this will be in accordance to KPI's and monitored by ECC. Providers will be re-ranked based on their KPI's and Provider Quality Reports received from Provider Inspections and internal Reports. Providers pricing will remain as selected at the Invitation to Tender or previous Ranked List view Review Point. Providers will only be permitted to select a new price at the annual ranked list review points.

ECC reserve the rights to:

1. alter the Rank List principles defined with to ensure that Price and quality meet with Corporate, Legislative or ECC Outcomes.

2. Alter the placement process outlined in Schedule 5 during the term of the agreement at an Annual Review Process. If ECC changes the placement process outside of the Annual Review Process providers on the list will have the opportunity to re-price. The list will not be re-opened to admit New Entrants at the point of the placement process change, if this is introduced outside of the Annual Review Process

3. Run a mini competition with providers on the ranked list where placements have not been secured within the ranked list

4. amend or update the Live at Home Framework Model and any elements in accordance to Market Intelligence, Legislative changes, KPI's or Organisational Intelligence that result changes necessary to ensure Market stability, ECC Legislative, Statutory duties or affordability within ECC.

ECC is not procuring on behalf of other local authorities, however the framework will be made available to Essex CCG's and any Integrated Care Organisation or Accountable Care Organisation in Essex to make referrals.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

As outlined in the tender documents.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Harlow

Lot No: 8
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85311100 Welfare services for the elderly
85311200 Welfare services for the handicapped
85312000 Social work services without accommodation
85312400 Welfare services not delivered through residential institutions
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH33 Essex CC
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Live at Home Framework will be procured on a lot basis. This document lists the lots per district. However, each district is then broken down further into: (1) Client Group, (2) Service Type, and (3) Service Type Enhanced. Bidders shall be permitted to bid for 1, all or any number of subgroups in combination or singularly. ECC's Pricing Submission template permits this approach and the bidder's responses are easily allocated using this method. ECC shall produce a Ranked list per District, Client Group, Service Type and Service Type Enhanced, ranking the bidders in descending order based on their overall score. The Ranked list will operate for general home support needs under the Live at Home Framework Model.

In order to be admitted to the Ranked List, Providers will be evaluated on a best value basis assessing a Providers pricing and quality submissions. Provider quality will be assessed against set criteria that will ensure quality provision and providers will be required to select a price from pricing matrix developed by ECC. Providers' scores for quality and price will then be added together to produce an overall score. This overall score will then dictate the provider's position on the Ranked List. Providers will be ranked on the basis of their overall score in descending order, with the provider achieving the highest score being awarded first place on the relevant Ranked List.

The Framework will be reviewed on an annual basis, providers on the Framework will have the opportunity to submit a new price from the price matrix. New entrants will be permitted to bid for inclusion on the Ranked List at annual reviews.

The Ranked List will be reviewed on a quarterly basis (for existing Providers), this will be in accordance to KPI's and monitored by ECC. Providers will be re-ranked based on their KPI's and Provider Quality Reports received from Provider Inspections and internal Reports. Providers pricing will remain as selected at the Invitation to Tender or previous Ranked List view Review Point. Providers will only be permitted to select a new price at the annual ranked list review points.

ECC reserve the rights to:

1. alter the Rank List principles defined with to ensure that Price and quality meet with Corporate, Legislative or ECC Outcomes.

2. Alter the placement process outlined in Schedule 5 during the term of the agreement at an Annual Review Process. If ECC changes the placement process outside of the Annual Review Process providers on the list will have the opportunity to re-price. The list will not be re-opened to admit New Entrants at the point of the placement process change, if this is introduced outside of the Annual Review Process

3. Run a mini competition with providers on the ranked list where placements have not been secured within the ranked list

4. amend or update the Live at Home Framework Model and any elements in accordance to Market Intelligence, Legislative changes, KPI's or Organisational Intelligence that result changes necessary to ensure Market stability, ECC Legislative, Statutory duties or affordability within ECC.

ECC is not procuring on behalf of other local authorities, however the framework will be made available to Essex CCG's and any Integrated Care Organisation or Accountable Care Organisation in Essex to make referrals.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

As outlined in the tender documents.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Maldon

Lot No: 9
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85311100 Welfare services for the elderly
85311200 Welfare services for the handicapped
85312000 Social work services without accommodation
85312400 Welfare services not delivered through residential institutions
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH33 Essex CC
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Live at Home Framework will be procured on a lot basis. This document lists the lots per district. However, each district is then broken down further into: (1) Client Group, (2) Service Type, and (3) Service Type Enhanced. Bidders shall be permitted to bid for 1, all or any number of subgroups in combination or singularly. ECC's Pricing Submission template permits this approach and the bidder's responses are easily allocated using this method. ECC shall produce a Ranked list per District, Client Group, Service Type and Service Type Enhanced, ranking the bidders in descending order based on their overall score. The Ranked list will operate for general home support needs under the Live at Home Framework Model.

In order to be admitted to the Ranked List, Providers will be evaluated on a best value basis assessing a Providers pricing and quality submissions. Provider quality will be assessed against set criteria that will ensure quality provision and providers will be required to select a price from pricing matrix developed by ECC. Providers' scores for quality and price will then be added together to produce an overall score. This overall score will then dictate the provider's position on the Ranked List. Providers will be ranked on the basis of their overall score in descending order, with the provider achieving the highest score being awarded first place on the relevant Ranked List.

The Framework will be reviewed on an annual basis, providers on the Framework will have the opportunity to submit a new price from the price matrix. New entrants will be permitted to bid for inclusion on the Ranked List at annual reviews.

The Ranked List will be reviewed on a quarterly basis (for existing Providers), this will be in accordance to KPI's and monitored by ECC. Providers will be re-ranked based on their KPI's and Provider Quality Reports received from Provider Inspections and internal Reports. Providers pricing will remain as selected at the Invitation to Tender or previous Ranked List view Review Point. Providers will only be permitted to select a new price at the annual ranked list review points.

ECC reserve the rights to:

1. alter the Rank List principles defined with to ensure that Price and quality meet with Corporate, Legislative or ECC Outcomes.

2. Alter the placement process outlined in Schedule 5 during the term of the agreement at an Annual Review Process. If ECC changes the placement process outside of the Annual Review Process providers on the list will have the opportunity to re-price. The list will not be re-opened to admit New Entrants at the point of the placement process change, if this is introduced outside of the Annual Review Process

3. Run a mini competition with providers on the ranked list where placements have not been secured within the ranked list

4. amend or update the Live at Home Framework Model and any elements in accordance to Market Intelligence, Legislative changes, KPI's or Organisational Intelligence that result changes necessary to ensure Market stability, ECC Legislative, Statutory duties or affordability within ECC.

ECC is not procuring on behalf of other local authorities, however the framework will be made available to Essex CCG's and any Integrated Care Organisation or Accountable Care Organisation in Essex to make referrals.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

As outlined in the tender documents.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Rochford

Lot No: 10
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85311100 Welfare services for the elderly
85311200 Welfare services for the handicapped
85312000 Social work services without accommodation
85312400 Welfare services not delivered through residential institutions
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH33 Essex CC
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Live at Home Framework will be procured on a lot basis. This document lists the lots per district. However, each district is then broken down further into: (1) Client Group, (2) Service Type, and (3) Service Type Enhanced. Bidders shall be permitted to bid for 1, all or any number of subgroups in combination or singularly. ECC's Pricing Submission template permits this approach and the bidder's responses are easily allocated using this method. ECC shall produce a Ranked list per District, Client Group, Service Type and Service Type Enhanced, ranking the bidders in descending order based on their overall score. The Ranked list will operate for general home support needs under the Live at Home Framework Model.

In order to be admitted to the Ranked List, Providers will be evaluated on a best value basis assessing a Providers pricing and quality submissions. Provider quality will be assessed against set criteria that will ensure quality provision and providers will be required to select a price from pricing matrix developed by ECC. Providers' scores for quality and price will then be added together to produce an overall score. This overall score will then dictate the provider's position on the Ranked List. Providers will be ranked on the basis of their overall score in descending order, with the provider achieving the highest score being awarded first place on the relevant Ranked List.

The Framework will be reviewed on an annual basis, providers on the Framework will have the opportunity to submit a new price from the price matrix. New entrants will be permitted to bid for inclusion on the Ranked List at annual reviews.

The Ranked List will be reviewed on a quarterly basis (for existing Providers), this will be in accordance to KPI's and monitored by ECC. Providers will be re-ranked based on their KPI's and Provider Quality Reports received from Provider Inspections and internal Reports. Providers pricing will remain as selected at the Invitation to Tender or previous Ranked List view Review Point. Providers will only be permitted to select a new price at the annual ranked list review points.

ECC reserve the rights to:

1. alter the Rank List principles defined with to ensure that Price and quality meet with Corporate, Legislative or ECC Outcomes.

2. Alter the placement process outlined in Schedule 5 during the term of the agreement at an Annual Review Process. If ECC changes the placement process outside of the Annual Review Process providers on the list will have the opportunity to re-price. The list will not be re-opened to admit New Entrants at the point of the placement process change, if this is introduced outside of the Annual Review Process

3. Run a mini competition with providers on the ranked list where placements have not been secured within the ranked list

4. amend or update the Live at Home Framework Model and any elements in accordance to Market Intelligence, Legislative changes, KPI's or Organisational Intelligence that result changes necessary to ensure Market stability, ECC Legislative, Statutory duties or affordability within ECC.

ECC is not procuring on behalf of other local authorities, however the framework will be made available to Essex CCG's and any Integrated Care Organisation or Accountable Care Organisation in Essex to make referrals.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

As outlined in the tender documents.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Tendring

Lot No: 11
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85311100 Welfare services for the elderly
85311200 Welfare services for the handicapped
85312000 Social work services without accommodation
85312400 Welfare services not delivered through residential institutions
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH33 Essex CC
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Live at Home Framework will be procured on a lot basis. This document lists the lots per district. However, each district is then broken down further into: (1) Client Group, (2) Service Type, and (3) Service Type Enhanced. Bidders shall be permitted to bid for 1, all or any number of subgroups in combination or singularly. ECC's Pricing Submission template permits this approach and the bidder's responses are easily allocated using this method. ECC shall produce a Ranked list per District, Client Group, Service Type and Service Type Enhanced, ranking the bidders in descending order based on their overall score. The Ranked list will operate for general home support needs under the Live at Home Framework Model.

In order to be admitted to the Ranked List, Providers will be evaluated on a best value basis assessing a Providers pricing and quality submissions. Provider quality will be assessed against set criteria that will ensure quality provision and providers will be required to select a price from pricing matrix developed by ECC. Providers' scores for quality and price will then be added together to produce an overall score. This overall score will then dictate the provider's position on the Ranked List. Providers will be ranked on the basis of their overall score in descending order, with the provider achieving the highest score being awarded first place on the relevant Ranked List.

The Framework will be reviewed on an annual basis, providers on the Framework will have the opportunity to submit a new price from the price matrix. New entrants will be permitted to bid for inclusion on the Ranked List at annual reviews.

The Ranked List will be reviewed on a quarterly basis (for existing Providers), this will be in accordance to KPI's and monitored by ECC. Providers will be re-ranked based on their KPI's and Provider Quality Reports received from Provider Inspections and internal Reports. Providers pricing will remain as selected at the Invitation to Tender or previous Ranked List view Review Point. Providers will only be permitted to select a new price at the annual ranked list review points.

ECC reserve the rights to:

1. alter the Rank List principles defined with to ensure that Price and quality meet with Corporate, Legislative or ECC Outcomes.

2. Alter the placement process outlined in Schedule 5 during the term of the agreement at an Annual Review Process. If ECC changes the placement process outside of the Annual Review Process providers on the list will have the opportunity to re-price. The list will not be re-opened to admit New Entrants at the point of the placement process change, if this is introduced outside of the Annual Review Process

3. Run a mini competition with providers on the ranked list where placements have not been secured within the ranked list

4. amend or update the Live at Home Framework Model and any elements in accordance to Market Intelligence, Legislative changes, KPI's or Organisational Intelligence that result changes necessary to ensure Market stability, ECC Legislative, Statutory duties or affordability within ECC.

ECC is not procuring on behalf of other local authorities, however the framework will be made available to Essex CCG's and any Integrated Care Organisation or Accountable Care Organisation in Essex to make referrals.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

As outlined in the tender documents.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Uttlesford

Lot No: 12
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85311100 Welfare services for the elderly
85311200 Welfare services for the handicapped
85312000 Social work services without accommodation
85312400 Welfare services not delivered through residential institutions
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH33 Essex CC
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Live at Home Framework will be procured on a lot basis. This document lists the lots per district. However, each district is then broken down further into: (1) Client Group, (2) Service Type, and (3) Service Type Enhanced. Bidders shall be permitted to bid for 1, all or any number of subgroups in combination or singularly. ECC's Pricing Submission template permits this approach and the bidder's responses are easily allocated using this method. ECC shall produce a Ranked list per District, Client Group, Service Type and Service Type Enhanced, ranking the bidders in descending order based on their overall score. The Ranked list will operate for general home support needs under the Live at Home Framework Model.

In order to be admitted to the Ranked List, Providers will be evaluated on a best value basis assessing a Providers pricing and quality submissions. Provider quality will be assessed against set criteria that will ensure quality provision and providers will be required to select a price from pricing matrix developed by ECC. Providers' scores for quality and price will then be added together to produce an overall score. This overall score will then dictate the provider's position on the Ranked List. Providers will be ranked on the basis of their overall score in descending order, with the provider achieving the highest score being awarded first place on the relevant Ranked List.

The Framework will be reviewed on an annual basis, providers on the Framework will have the opportunity to submit a new price from the price matrix. New entrants will be permitted to bid for inclusion on the Ranked List at annual reviews.

The Ranked List will be reviewed on a quarterly basis (for existing Providers), this will be in accordance to KPI's and monitored by ECC. Providers will be re-ranked based on their KPI's and Provider Quality Reports received from Provider Inspections and internal Reports. Providers pricing will remain as selected at the Invitation to Tender or previous Ranked List view Review Point. Providers will only be permitted to select a new price at the annual ranked list review points.

ECC reserve the rights to:

1. alter the Rank List principles defined with to ensure that Price and quality meet with Corporate, Legislative or ECC Outcomes.

2. Alter the placement process outlined in Schedule 5 during the term of the agreement at an Annual Review Process. If ECC changes the placement process outside of the Annual Review Process providers on the list will have the opportunity to re-price. The list will not be re-opened to admit New Entrants at the point of the placement process change, if this is introduced outside of the Annual Review Process

3. Run a mini competition with providers on the ranked list where placements have not been secured within the ranked list

4. amend or update the Live at Home Framework Model and any elements in accordance to Market Intelligence, Legislative changes, KPI's or Organisational Intelligence that result changes necessary to ensure Market stability, ECC Legislative, Statutory duties or affordability within ECC.

ECC is not procuring on behalf of other local authorities, however the framework will be made available to Essex CCG's and any Integrated Care Organisation or Accountable Care Organisation in Essex to make referrals.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

As outlined in the tender documents.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

HMP Chelmsford

Lot No: 13
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85311100 Welfare services for the elderly
85311200 Welfare services for the handicapped
85312000 Social work services without accommodation
85312400 Welfare services not delivered through residential institutions
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH33 Essex CC
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Live at Home Framework will be procured on a lot basis. This document lists the lots per district. However, each district is then broken down further into: (1) Client Group, (2) Service Type, and (3) Service Type Enhanced. Bidders shall be permitted to bid for 1, all or any number of subgroups in combination or singularly. ECC's Pricing Submission template permits this approach and the bidder's responses are easily allocated using this method. ECC shall produce a Ranked list per District, Client Group, Service Type and Service Type Enhanced, ranking the bidders in descending order based on their overall score. The Ranked list will operate for general home support needs under the Live at Home Framework Model.

In order to be admitted to the Ranked List, Providers will be evaluated on a best value basis assessing a Providers pricing and quality submissions. Provider quality will be assessed against set criteria that will ensure quality provision and providers will be required to select a price from pricing matrix developed by ECC. Providers' scores for quality and price will then be added together to produce an overall score. This overall score will then dictate the provider's position on the Ranked List. Providers will be ranked on the basis of their overall score in descending order, with the provider achieving the highest score being awarded first place on the relevant Ranked List.

The Framework will be reviewed on an annual basis, providers on the Framework will have the opportunity to submit a new price from the price matrix. New entrants will be permitted to bid for inclusion on the Ranked List at annual reviews.

The Ranked List will be reviewed on a quarterly basis (for existing Providers), this will be in accordance to KPI's and monitored by ECC. Providers will be re-ranked based on their KPI's and Provider Quality Reports received from Provider Inspections and internal Reports. Providers pricing will remain as selected at the Invitation to Tender or previous Ranked List view Review Point. Providers will only be permitted to select a new price at the annual ranked list review points.

ECC reserve the rights to:

1. alter the Rank List principles defined with to ensure that Price and quality meet with Corporate, Legislative or ECC Outcomes.

2. Alter the placement process outlined in Schedule 5 during the term of the agreement at an Annual Review Process. If ECC changes the placement process outside of the Annual Review Process providers on the list will have the opportunity to re-price. The list will not be re-opened to admit New Entrants at the point of the placement process change, if this is introduced outside of the Annual Review Process

3. Run a mini competition with providers on the ranked list where placements have not been secured within the ranked list

4. amend or update the Live at Home Framework Model and any elements in accordance to Market Intelligence, Legislative changes, KPI's or Organisational Intelligence that result changes necessary to ensure Market stability, ECC Legislative, Statutory duties or affordability within ECC.

ECC is not procuring on behalf of other local authorities, however the framework will be made available to Essex CCG's and any Integrated Care Organisation or Accountable Care Organisation in Essex to make referrals.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

As outlined in the tender documents.

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
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: 22/07/2016
Local time: 11:00
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: 22/07/2016
Local time: 11:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
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:
09/06/2016