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Title: Carers Respite Service for RCT CBC
Published by: Rhondda Cynon Taf CBC
Publication Date: 18/01/2018
Deadline Date: 19/02/2018
Deadline Time: 13:00
Notice Type: 21 Social and other Specific Services - Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Carer Respite Services provides respite for people i.e. ‘Carers’ who provide unpaid regular and substantial care and support to family or friends of any age who could not manage without this help. The service will be available for people residing in Rhondda Cynon Taf. Care may be provided to children and/or adults.
The scheme provides an invaluable service to carers to provide a period of respite from their caring role. This allows the carer to leave their relative or friend at home safely with a suitably qualified carer whilst they undertake normal day to day activities.
CPV: 85300000, 85000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85000000, 85300000, 85310000.

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Rhondda Cynon Taf CBC

The Pavilions, Clydach Vale

Tonypandy

CF40 2XX

UK

Contact person: Ceri Millard

Telephone: +44 1443744550

E-mail: procurement@rctcbc.gov.uk

NUTS: UKL15

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0276

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


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

Carers Respite Service for RCT CBC

Reference number: RCT/PSS/R464/17

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85300000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Carer Respite Services provides respite for people i.e. ‘Carers’ who provide unpaid regular and substantial care and support to family or friends of any age who could not manage without this help. The service will be available for people residing in Rhondda Cynon Taf. Care may be provided to children and/or adults.

The scheme provides an invaluable service to carers to provide a period of respite from their caring role. This allows the carer to leave their relative or friend at home safely with a suitably qualified carer whilst they undertake normal day to day activities.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Adults

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

85300000

85310000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL15


Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout Rhondda Cynon Taf

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Carer Respite Services provides respite for people i.e. ‘Carers’ who provide unpaid regular and substantial care and support to family or friends of any age who could not manage without this help. The service will be available for people residing in Rhondda Cynon Taf. Care may be provided to children and/or adults.

The scheme provides an invaluable service to carers to provide a period of respite from their caring role. This allows the carer to leave their relative or friend at home safely with a suitably qualified carer whilst they undertake normal day to day activities.

There are currently:

- 81 adults, accounting for 336 weekly hours of care.

Providers should note that these are current estimated figures and the actual numbers are expected to fluctuate during the term of the framework.

Successful providers will be required to deliver a respite service to service users with a range of needs including but not limited to Elderly Frail, Physical Disability, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Dementia and Learning Disability needs. It is expected that successful providers be registered with CSSIW for all these types, and other appropriate categories depending on the lot they are awarded to.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Childrens

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

85300000

85310000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL15


Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout Rhondda Cynon Taf

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Carer Respite Services provides respite for people i.e. ‘Carers’ who provide unpaid regular and substantial care and support to family or friends of any age who could not manage without this help. The service will be available for people residing in Rhondda Cynon Taf. Care may be provided to children and/or adults.

The scheme provides an invaluable service to carers to provide a period of respite from their caring role. This allows the carer to leave their relative or friend at home safely with a suitably qualified carer whilst they undertake normal day to day activities.

There are currently:

- 55 children, accounting for 120 hours of care.

Providers should note that these are current estimated figures and the actual numbers are expected to fluctuate during the term of the framework.

Successful providers will be required to deliver a respite service to service users with a range of needs and will be expected to be registered with CSSIW for this type, and other appropriate categories depending on the lot they are awarded to.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.4) Objective rules and criteria for participation

As described in the ITT

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

Participation is reserved to a particular profession: Yes

Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

As set out in the Tender Documents

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

As set out in the tender documents

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

Justification for any framework agreement duration exceeding 4 years: Period of 2 ½ years from 1st April 2018 with extension options of a further 2 x 1 years. The longest possible contact length shall be until 30th September 2022. This will enable the Council with a co-terminus date to align with a similar contract.

IV.1.11) Main features of the award procedure:

As per tender documents

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 19/02/2018

Local time: 13:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

CY

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information

All communication for this procurement will be conducted via the eTenderWales portal. It is the Candidates responsibility to ensure their contact details within eTenderWales are accurate. If you have any questions or require any clarifications these must be submitted via the ‘Messages’ function within the portal as soon as possible.

The services are applicable to regulations 74-77 under Chapter 3 (Section 7) for Social and Other Specific Services, also known as the “Light Touch Regime”. The council is not obliged to comply with the full extent of the Regulations, only those parts which apply to the Light Touch Regime.

This process will follow a clear, structured and transparent process that ensures all bidders are treated equally and fairly in a non-discriminative manner to achieve best value for money and encourage a positive competitive market response. Where practical, procurement best practice will be applied.

The Council reserves the right to award all, part or none of the business forming the subject matter of this procurement and to abandon, halt, postpone this procurement at any time. Under no circumstances will the Council incur any liability (including, but not limited to, liability as to costs) in respect of this procurement exercise, the abandonment of the same, or any documentation issued as part of this procurement exercise.

It is proposed that existing care packages will transfer to the new Framework Agreement. It is therefore expected that The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) - TUPE shall apply. The detail as to the transitional arrangements will be set out in the Invitation to Tender documentation.

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

As to be set out in the tender documents

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=75652

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

If successful the Community Benefits Toolkit must be completed on each anniversary of the Framework.

Tenderers are requested to provide a method statement setting out how they are able to offer community benefits as part of this framework should they be successful.

(WA Ref:75652)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia bidding.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Rhondda Cynon Taf CBC

The Pavilions, Clydach Vale

Tonypandy

CF40 2XX

UK

Telephone: +44 1443744550

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.rctcbc.gov.uk/

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Any contract award will be conditional on the Contract being approved in accordance with the Council’s internal

procedures and the Council being generally able to proceed and will allow a standstill period of a minimum

of 10 calendar days to elapse before sending confirmation of contract award to the successful Tenderer.

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

16/01/2018


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Main Contact: procurement@rctcbc.gov.uk
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Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
85000000Health and social work servicesOther Services
85300000Social work and related servicesHealth and social work services
85310000Social work servicesSocial work and related services

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Delivery Locations
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1015Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)

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