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Northumberland County Council has awarded a framework contract to provide care and support services for Adults aged 16+ with a learning disability, mental health condition, and/or autism under three Lots as follows: Lot 1: Young people ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
NE61 2EF
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Leanne Stewart
Telephone: +44 1670622360
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKC2

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.northumberland.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:

Framework for adults and young children with a physical disability and/or a mental health condition.

Reference number: DN253961
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Northumberland County Council has awarded a framework contract to provide care and support services for Adults aged 16+ with a learning disability, mental health condition, and/or autism under three Lots as follows:

Lot 1: Young people aged 16+ and adults with low level support needs.

Lot 2: Young people aged 16+ and adults with medium level support needs.

Lot 3: Young people aged 16+ and adults with high level support needs.

Lot 4 (Children and Young People personal support service) was not awarded as the specification did not adequately convey the requirement to provide services as enablement. This service will be tendered separately.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Lowest offer: 600 000.00 GBP / Highest offer: 20 000 000.00 GBP taken into consideration
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: Young people aged 16+ and adults with low level support needs

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85100000
85300000
98000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC21
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This service will provide care for people with a mild or moderate learning disability, autism, and/or mental health condition. It may also support people with additional physical disabilities. Staff will need to be trained to awareness level of care needs inclusive of specific training in autism; physical health conditions associated with learning disabilities, learning disabilities and mental health vulnerabilities. Service Users may have levels of independence around the home and out in the community with limited occasional night time support using assistive technology or similar systems.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Risk Planning / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Quality Assessment / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Person Centred Service / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Responding to Changes in Support Needs / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Contributing Members of the Community / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Staff Training and Competency / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Choices / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Service Evaluation / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Business Continuity / Weighting: 5
Price - Weighting: Pass/Fail
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

3.1.2 Lot 2: Young people aged 16+ and adults with medium level support needs

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85100000
85300000
98000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC2
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Service Users may have a learning disability, and/or autism, and/or mental health conditions that will require support throughout the day and/or night. Needs can be as per Lot 1 with additional complexities that require enhanced care packages across the day and night. Service Users will have a written care plan, and/ or behaviour support plan, which describes their care, treatment, and risk management. Contingency management will be built into their care packages. Care plans may be supported by care management. Staff should be trained and have experience of supporting people with autism, physical disabilities, challenging behaviour, learning disabilities and mental health conditions. Staff will need to be trained in NAPPI Level 1 as a minimum.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Quality Assessment / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Person Centred Service / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Independence / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Contributing Members of the Community / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Staff Training and Competency / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Safeguarding / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Increasing Independence / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Choices / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Service Evaluation / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Business Continuity / Weighting: 5
Price - Weighting: Pass/Fail
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3: Young people aged 16+ and adults with high level support needs

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85000000
98000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC2
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The service shall support adults living in their own home with a severe or complex learning disability, and/or mental health condition and/or autism and/or long term health conditions where medical intervention may be required i.e. epilepsy and/or diabetes. Service Users may have been detained under Section 3, Mental Health Act (2005) and/or have been inpatients with Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust. Needsare likely to be complex and include behaviours that may be challenging. Service Users will require support from experienced staff and may require clinically trained staff to support them in their daily activities. The Supplier must recognise the uniqueness of individuals, support their complex needs and promote the principlesof ordinary living. This may include Service Users with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities (PMLD), Autistic Spectrum Condition, mental health needs, and forensic needs.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Quality Assessment / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Person Centred Service / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Independence / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Contributing Members of the Community / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Staff Training and Competency / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Increasing Independence / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Developing Relationships / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Safeguarding / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Choices / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Service Evaluation / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Criterion — Name: Business Continuity / Weighting: 5
Price - Weighting: Pass/Fail
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
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
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
Lot No: 1
Title:

Lot 1: Young people aged 16+ and adults with low level support needs

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/08/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 17
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Azure Charitable Enterprises
Cramlington
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Coquet Trust
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Flexible Support Options Ltd
North Shields
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Home Group Ltd
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Lifeways Community Care Ltd
London
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
The Oaklea Trust
Kendal
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Royal Mencap Society
York
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Turning Point (Services) Ltd
Manchester
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 16 000 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
Lot No: 2
Title:

Lot 2: Young people aged 16+ and adults with medium level support needs

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/08/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 21
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Azure Charitable Enterprises
Cramlington
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Community Integrated Care
Cheshire
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Coquet Trust
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Home Group
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Lifeways Community Care Ltd
London
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Royal Mencap Society
York
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Thera North
Grantham
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Turning Point (Services) Ltd
Manchester
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 2 000 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
Lot No: 3
Title:

Lot 3: Young people aged 16+ and adults with high level support needs

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
04/08/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 24
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Home Group
Gosforth
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Lifeways Community Care Ltd
London
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
New Prospects Association Limited
Whitley Bay
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Positive Support for You CIC
South Shields
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Royal Mencap Society
York
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Shaw Healthcare (Group) Limited
Cardiff
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Turning Point (Services) Ltd
Manchester
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
United Response
London
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC2
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 2 000 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The values provided for each Lot are based upon historic usage of similar services within the Council. However as this is a demand led service then the spend levels may deviate from those stated.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Northumberland County Council
Morpeth
NE612EF
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/08/2017