II.2.3) Place of performance
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
The Metropolitan Borough Council of Sefton (“Sefton Council”) requires care and support services to be available for customers within Extra Care Housing Schemes.
This procurement exercise is being run as an open tender to award a contract for the provision of a 24/7 care and support service at James Horrigan Court, Dale Acre Drive, Netherton, Merseyside, L30 2RZ.
Clients served are aged 55 or older assessed by the purchaser as having needs relating to any one or combination of physical, learning, sensory, and mental health needs (including organic mental illnesses such as moderate levels of dementia as well as functional mental illness such as depression, schizophrenia, mood disorders and anxiety).
The objective of the scheme is to provide a setting where service users are able to live in their own home in a safe, private and secure community whilst enjoying the benefits of having a CQC Registered Contractor on site 24/7 to provide planned and unplanned care and support and a range of activities to get involved in to improve social life and reduce loneliness.
The overarching aim is for the combination of the ECH and the care and support to impact residents’ health and wellbeing to a degree whereby it increases their ability to live as independently as possible at home for longer, preventing or delaying the need to move to residential care and reducing unplanned hospital admissions.
Depending on the residents’ assessed need the care and support service could include tasks falling in to the following categories:
1) Personal care,
2) Washing and dressing,
5) Diet and food preparation,
6) Administration of prescribed medication,
7) End of life care,
9) Social life through activities and internet,
11) Collection and delivery,
13) Moving service user,
14) Appliances and adaptations,
15) Practical life and social skills/rehabilitation,
16) Pet care,
17) Executive functions (money banking and bills, etc),
18) Assistive technology,
19) Partnership working to address the holistic needs of the service user, responding to assistive technology, signposting.
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
Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: Yes
Description of renewals:
The contract carries two (2) optional years. The Council will consider award of an optional periods within the final year of the contract. The Council will consider possible renewal of the contract after 3 years of non of the optional periods are awarded. If both optional period are awarded then contract renewal could take place to take effect after 5 years.
II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted:
II.2.11) Information about options
Description of options:
The contract carries two (2) optional years. The Council will consider award of an optional periods within the final year of the contract.
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: