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To further develop an Assistive Technology Service for vulnerable residents across Rutland. The aim is to provide technological responses to vulnerable people, supporting independence and wellbeing in their own homes, reducing the need for ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Rutland County Council
Oakham
LE15 6HP
United Kingdom
Contact person: Toni Bawden
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKF22

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.rutland.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
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:

Assistive Technology Service.

Reference number: 2016/S 183-328348
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79711000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

To further develop an Assistive Technology Service for vulnerable residents across Rutland. The aim is to provide technological responses to vulnerable people, supporting independence and wellbeing in their own homes, reducing the need for residential care. This will be a fully managed service covering all aspects of the Assistive Technology provision in Rutland, from initial assessment of the needs of the individual, provision and installation of necessary equipment, a comprehensive telecare monitoring service, maintenance of equipment, through to removal/disposal of equipment. Typical equipment may include: personal alarms, pressure mats, falls detectors, movement sensors, gas/smoke/temperature detectors, medication prompters, pagers, etc. The 3 year contract may be extended by up to 3 periods, each of 1 year, giving a maximum contract period of 6 years.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 390 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF22
Main site or place of performance:

Within the boundaries of the County of Rutland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To further develop an Assistive Technology Service for vulnerable residents across Rutland. The aim is to provide technological responses to vulnerable people, supporting independence and wellbeing in their own homes, reducing the need for residential care. This will be a fully managed service covering all aspects of the Assistive Technology provision in Rutland, from initial assessment of the needs of the individual, provision and installation of necessary equipment, a comprehensive telecare monitoring service, maintenance of equipment, through to removal/disposal of equipment. Typical equipment may include: personal alarms, pressure mats, falls detectors, movement sensors, gas/smoke/temperature detectors, medication prompters, pagers, etc. The 3 year contract may be extended by up to 3 periods, each of 1 year, giving a maximum contract period of 6 years.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Meeting the Specification requirements / Weighting: 14
Quality criterion - Name: Outcomes and performance monitoring / Weighting: 7
Quality criterion - Name: Employment of staff / Weighting: 7
Quality criterion - Name: Workforce development / Weighting: 10.5
Quality criterion - Name: Complaints and serious incident policies / Weighting: 7
Quality criterion - Name: Safeguarding and whistle blowing policies / Weighting: 7
Quality criterion - Name: Staff misconduct policies / Weighting: 3.5
Quality criterion - Name: Service development and innovation / Weighting: 7
Quality criterion - Name: Social value / Weighting: 7
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The initial contract is for three years commencing 1.4.2017. At the Council's sole discretion it may exercise any or all of 3 extensions, each of one year's duration or part thereof, giving a maximum possible term of 6 years.

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

This service is intended to be a complete and self-contained service for the residents of this small authority, and for that reason a single contractor is required and the tender is not divided into lots.

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.1.6)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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 183-328348
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
Title:

Assistive Technology Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
29/11/2016
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Spire Homes
1 Crown Court, Crown Way
Rushden
NN10 6BS
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKF22
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 390 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 390 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Rutland County Council
Oakham
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Rutland County Council will incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill period at the point of notification of the decision to award the contract. The decision notice will incorporate the award criteria, the reasons for the decision, the reasons (if any) why a tenderer did not meet any specification, the identity of the successful tenderer and a precise statement of when the standstill period is expected to end. Any challenge or appeal against the award decision must be communicated to the address in (I.1) above within the standstill period. If an appeal or challenge to award the contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as Amended) provide for aggrieved parties to take action in the High Court. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months, although the period may be reduced to 30 days in certain circumstances). Where a legal challenge is launched, the Contracting Authority would be obliged to suspend the making of the contract. Where a legal challenge is made after the contract has been entered into then that contract could be declared ineffective and / or shortened and / or a fine imposed by the Court.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
07/12/2016