Services - 356919-2016

13/10/2016    S198

United Kingdom-Winchester: Social work and related services

2016/S 198-356919

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Prior information notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Hampshire County Council
Postal address: The Castle
Town: Winchester
NUTS code: UKJ33 Hampshire CC
Postal code: SO23 8UB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Paul Knight
Telephone: +44 1962826657
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
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

Hampshire County Council Adult Services Department — Domiciliary care services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
85300000 Social work and related services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Hampshire County Council have taken the decision to explore the idea of seeking organisations to deliver domiciliary care services, commencing April 2018. The objective will be to both build on the successes of our current arrangements under Care at Home and apply, where applicable, lessons learnt by the Council into any new arrangements.

Any future partners would be expected to:

— Deliver services across the County Council area

— Work with the Council to shape our domiciliary care services

— Engage with the Council to accept new clients

— Potentially to cover;

- zonally based services

- specialist domiciliary care services

- domiciliary care services that complement other existing services

- Re-ablement services

- out of hours domiciliary services

— this opportunity may include the requirements of the NHS

— Provide and/or subcontract for the above

This list is not exhaustive and may be amended or include other elements as a result of broader market engagement.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ33 Hampshire CC
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council is currently exploring it's options regarding the best route to market, including considering the use of lots to meet the requirements. As such the Council can not confirm if the contract will contain lots at this point. Details will be confirmed in the contract notice when the opportunity is advertised.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Domiciliary care stakeholder engagement events will be held — the details of which can be found on Hampshire County Council's electronic tendering website:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: