Services - 498888-2017

14/12/2017    S240

United Kingdom-Cambridge: Health and social work services

2017/S 240-498888

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Cambridgeshire County Council
Postal address: Shire Hall, Castle Hill
Town: Cambridge
NUTS code: UKH12 Cambridgeshire CC
Postal code: CB3 0AP
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Peterborough City Council
Postal address: Town Hall, Bridge Street
Town: Peterborough
NUTS code: UKH11 Peterborough
Postal code: PE1 1HF
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address(es):
Main address: https:///
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
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

Cambridgeshire County Council residential services for adults with a learning disability.

Reference number: DN312327
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000 Health and social work services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Cambridgeshire County Council is commissioning residential services for adults with a learning disability.

Providers must recognise the role they play in ensuring that people with learning disabilities experience the good health and well-being necessary to live a meaningful life. Providers should be aware that there are higher incidences of long-term conditions, and other health problems, experienced by people with learning disabilities and prioritise preventative and palliative services and support to minimise potential impacts to service users.As such staff must have sufficient and appropriate training and skills to effectively engage people with learning disabilities in health promotion. The Council is trying to move towards a model that helps people to live as independently as possible at all levels of need, so the focus is on progression.

Peterborough City Council may call-off this Framework for service users they have assessed as eligible using their own criteria.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85000000 Health and social work services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH1 East Anglia
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Cambridgeshire County Council is setting up an Open Framework for a period of 10 years. This means that the Framework will re-open at intervals to allow for new and previously unsuccessful providers to apply to join.

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 224 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 120
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
List and brief description of rules and criteria:

In providing the Services the Service Provider is required to be registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and to maintain that registration throughout the Contract Period. All Service Providers must meet the ‘Fundamental Standards’ as set out in Part 3 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 (as amended) (the “Fundamental Standards”) and Part 4 of the Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2009 (as amended). Each Service Provider must be registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and will be inspected as required by the CQC.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Form of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: This is an 'Open Framework', which means that it will re-open at intervals for new and previously unsuccessful providers to apply to join. This is under the 'Light Touch' provisions of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (Chapter 3, Section 7 - Social and Other Specific Services).
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
Date: 22/01/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: N/A
Town: N/A
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the Contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the Contracting Authority before the Contract is entered into. Such additional information should be requested from (refer to address in Part I.1). If an appeal regarding the award of Contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (Chapter 6) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules, to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly. Where a Contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the Contract has been entered into the Court may order the ineffectiveness of a Contract where a serious breach has occurred in addition to any fine, the Court may instead provide for alternative penalties, either contract shortening, fines or both.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: