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The council is seeking to appoint up to six (6) different organisations to provide a comprehensive domiciliary care service with a cost and volume contract model that seeks to extend the range of options available for people accessing the service. ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Islington Council
7 Newington Barrow Way
London
N7 7EP
United Kingdom
Contact person: Islington Council
Telephone: +44 2075278118
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKI

Internet address(es):

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

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

1516-121 Domiciliary Care Services.

Reference number: DN227907
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The council is seeking to appoint up to six (6) different organisations to provide a comprehensive domiciliary care service with a cost and volume contract model that seeks to extend the range of options available for people accessing the service. The Council will guarantee a minimum weekly number of six hundred (600) hours during the initial contract term for each contract.

The Council aims to take this commissioning opportunity to refocus the borough's response to meeting the need for domiciliary care services within the current national and local context. It intends to maximise opportunities for procuring services that can facilitate the development of the personalisation agenda, and extend choice and control through self-directed support.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Lowest offer: 1.00 GBP / Highest offer: 78 000 000.00 GBP taken into consideration
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Categories of delivery.

Personal care; Cleaning and house care; Shopping; Night Sitting, Night Sleeping and Day Sitting; Emergency Service; Respite Service; Visiting Service; Escorting; Social Activities; Support Planning; Skills Development.

Service User Diversity.

The Council expects that organisations will cater for the majority of its residents' domiciliary care needs and as such expects the workforce of the providers to reflect the diversity of the borough. Through appropriate workforce recruitment, providers will be expected to meet all client group specific needs; a range of cultural and religious needs, irrespective of their age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and sex. Service users may have a history of substance misuse, be physically frail, and/or have learning or cognitive difficulties, mental health problems (including but not limited to depression, confusion, dementia, Alzheimer's).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Proposed approach to Operational Delivery (including workforce development) / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Proposed approach to Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults and Risk Management / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Proposed approach to Customer Care / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: Proposed approach to Quality Assurance and Continuous Improvement / Weighting: 25
Cost criterion - Name: Cost / Weighting: 10
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
Restricted 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
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: 1516-121
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
07/08/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 10
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 10
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
MiHomecare
Telford
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Sevacare
Wolverhampton
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Castlerock Recruitment
Prescot
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Allied Healthcare
Stafford
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
London care
London
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Lowest offer: 1.00 GBP / Highest offer: 78 000 000.00 GBP taken into consideration
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Islington Council
London
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