HPFT – 03/21 – Provision of Enablement at Home Floating Support Services
• Hertfordshire Partnership NHS University Foundation Trust
Publication reference: 2021/S 000-005802 
Publication date: 22 March 2021
F02: Contract notice
Section one: Contracting authoritySection I: Contracting authority
one.1) Name and addressesI.1) Name and addresses
Hertfordshire Partnership NHS University Foundation Trust
The Colonnades, Beaconsfield Road
Hatfield
AL10 8YE
Contact
Hertfordshire Partnership NHS University Foundation Trust
Email

Telephone
+44 01707292463
Country
United Kingdom

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NUTS code
UKH23 – Hertfordshire
Internet address(es)
Main address
http://www.hpft.nhs.uk
Buyer’s address
http://www.supplyhertfordshire.uk
one.3) CommunicationI.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at
http://www.supplyhertfordshire.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via
http://www.supplyhertfordshire.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the above-mentioned address
one.4) Type of the contracting authorityI.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
one.5) Main activityI.5) Main activity
Health

Section two: ObjectSection II: Object
two.1) Scope of the procurementII.1) Scope of the procurement
two.1.1) TitleII.1.1) Title
HPFT – 03/21 – Provision of Enablement at Home Floating Support Services
Reference number
HPFT – 03/21
two.1.2) Main CPV codeII.1.2) Main CPV code
• 85000000 – Health and social work services
two.1.3) Type of contractII.1.3) Type of contract
Services
two.1.4) Short descriptionII.1.4) Short description
Hertfordshire Partnership NHS University Foundation Trust is currently out to procurement for the Provision of Enablement at Home Floating Support Services. Further information in regards to this opportunity can be found in II.2.4 and VI.3 below. Organisations wishing to take part in this project are invited to “express interest” which will give access to the full procurement documents in the e-tendering system. Please see VI.3 below for further information. The deadline for Expressions of Interest is 7th May 2021To be considered as a Bidder you must complete and submit a Bid by the deadline of 12:00 Noon on 7th May 2021
two.1.5) Estimated total valueII.1.5) Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: £16,000,000
two.1.6) Information about lotsII.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: Yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
two.2) DescriptionII.2) Description
two.2.1) TitleII.2.1) Title
Enablement at Home – Standard
Lot No
1
two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
• 85000000 – Health and social work services
two.2.3) Place of performanceII.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
UKH23 – Hertfordshire
two.2.4) Description of the procurementII.2.4) Description of the procurement
Hertfordshire Partnership NHS University Foundation Trust (HPFT) is setting up a Framework Agreement for Enablement at Home services and is seeking bids from organisations who want to provide these Services in future and who:• Are committed to delivering enabling, risk positive, outcome-focused services• Will work in a ‘Connected Lives’ way – helping people to connect to technology, networks, communities and other sources of support• Consider how sharing/pooling hours can reduce the level of 1:1 hours a service user would otherwise have in a different setting, provided that it still meets the individual needs and preferences of each person.• Will proactively manage demand and deliver innovative approaches• Are progressive and forward looking, wanting to expand and grow• Will work in partnership with HPFT and community organisations• Will commit to becoming a member of Herts Care Providers AssociationThe aim of this tender is to put in place a Framework Agreement for Enablement at Home services that will enable the commissioning of those services as effectively as possible.TUPE may apply to any resultant Call-Off Contract
two.2.5) Award criteriaII.2.5) Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
two.2.7) Duration of the contract, frame agreement or dynamic purchasing systemII.2.7) Duration of the contract, frame agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months
36
This contract is subject to renewal
Yes
Description of renewals
The Council will review its options towards the end of the Framework Agreement Period
two.2.10) Information about variantsII.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: No
two.2.11) Information about optionsII.2.11) Information about options
Options: Yes
Description of options
Option to extend for up to three (3) further years
two.2.13) Information about European Union FundsII.2.13) Information about European Union Funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No
two.2) DescriptionII.2) Description
two.2.1) TitleII.2.1) Title
Enablement at Home – Enhanced
Lot No
2
two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
• 85000000 – Health and social work services
two.2.3) Place of performanceII.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
UKH23 – Hertfordshire
two.2.4) Description of the procurementII.2.4) Description of the procurement
Hertfordshire Partnership NHS University Foundation Trust (HPFT) is setting up a Framework Agreement for Enablement at Home services and is seeking bids from organisations who want to provide these Services in future and who:• Are committed to delivering enabling, risk positive, outcome-focused services• Will work in a ‘Connected Lives’ way – helping people to connect to technology, networks, communities and other sources of support• Consider how sharing/pooling hours can reduce the level of 1:1 hours a service user would otherwise have in a different setting, provided that it still meets the individual needs and preferences of each person.• Will proactively manage demand and deliver innovative approaches• Are progressive and forward looking, wanting to expand and grow• Will work in partnership with HPFT and community organisations• Will commit to becoming a member of Herts Care Providers AssociationThe aim of this tender is to put in place a Framework Agreement for Enablement at Home services that will enable the commissioning of those services as effectively as possible.TUPE may apply to any resultant Call-Off Contract
two.2.5) Award criteriaII.2.5) Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
two.2.7) Duration of the contract, frame agreement or dynamic purchasing systemII.2.7) Duration of the contract, frame agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months
36
This contract is subject to renewal
Yes
Description of renewals
The Council will review its options towards the end of the Framework Agreement Period
two.2.10) Information about variantsII.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: No
two.2.11) Information about optionsII.2.11) Information about options
Options: Yes
Description of options
Option to extend for up to three (3) further years
two.2.13) Information about European Union FundsII.2.13) Information about European Union Funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No
two.2) DescriptionII.2) Description
two.2.1) TitleII.2.1) Title
East and North Hertfordshire
Lot No
3
two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
• 85000000 – Health and social work services
two.2.3) Place of performanceII.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
UKH23 – Hertfordshire
two.2.4) Description of the procurementII.2.4) Description of the procurement
Hertfordshire Partnership NHS University Foundation Trust (HPFT) is setting up a Framework Agreement for Enablement at Home services and is seeking bids from organisations who want to provide these Services in future and who:• Are committed to delivering enabling, risk positive, outcome-focused services• Will work in a ‘Connected Lives’ way – helping people to connect to technology, networks, communities and other sources of support• Consider how sharing/pooling hours can reduce the level of 1:1 hours a service user would otherwise have in a different setting, provided that it still meets the individual needs and preferences of each person.• Will proactively manage demand and deliver innovative approaches• Are progressive and forward looking, wanting to expand and grow• Will work in partnership with HPFT and community organisations• Will commit to becoming a member of Herts Care Providers AssociationThe aim of this tender is to put in place a Framework Agreement for Enablement at Home services that will enable the commissioning of those services as effectively as possible.TUPE may apply to any resultant Call-Off Contract
two.2.5) Award criteriaII.2.5) Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
two.2.7) Duration of the contract, frame agreement or dynamic purchasing systemII.2.7) Duration of the contract, frame agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months
36
This contract is subject to renewal
Yes
Description of renewals
The Council will review its options towards the end of the Framework Agreement Period
two.2.10) Information about variantsII.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: No
two.2.11) Information about optionsII.2.11) Information about options
Options: Yes
Description of options
Option to extend for up to three (3) further years
two.2.13) Information about European Union FundsII.2.13) Information about European Union Funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No
two.2) DescriptionII.2) Description
two.2.1) TitleII.2.1) Title
West Hertfordshire
Lot No
4
two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
• 85000000 – Health and social work services
two.2.3) Place of performanceII.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
UKH23 – Hertfordshire
two.2.4) Description of the procurementII.2.4) Description of the procurement
Hertfordshire Partnership NHS University Foundation Trust (HPFT) is setting up a Framework Agreement for Enablement at Home services and is seeking bids from organisations who want to provide these Services in future and who:• Are committed to delivering enabling, risk positive, outcome-focused services• Will work in a ‘Connected Lives’ way – helping people to connect to technology, networks, communities and other sources of support• Consider how sharing/pooling hours can reduce the level of 1:1 hours a service user would otherwise have in a different setting, provided that it still meets the individual needs and preferences of each person.• Will proactively manage demand and deliver innovative approaches• Are progressive and forward looking, wanting to expand and grow• Will work in partnership with HPFT and community organisations• Will commit to becoming a member of Herts Care Providers AssociationThe aim of this tender is to put in place a Framework Agreement for Enablement at Home services that will enable the commissioning of those services as effectively as possible.TUPE may apply to any resultant Call-Off Contract
two.2.5) Award criteriaII.2.5) Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
two.2.7) Duration of the contract, frame agreement or dynamic purchasing systemII.2.7) Duration of the contract, frame agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months
36
This contract is subject to renewal
Yes
Description of renewals
The Council will review its options towards the end of the Framework Agreement Period
two.2.10) Information about variantsII.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: No
two.2.11) Information about optionsII.2.11) Information about options
Options: Yes
Description of options
Option to extend for up to three (3) further years
two.2.13) Information about European Union FundsII.2.13) Information about European Union Funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section three. Legal, economic, financial and technical informationSection III. Legal, economic, financial and technical information
three.1) Conditions for participationIII.1) Conditions for participation
three.1.2) Economic and financial standingIII.1.2) Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
three.1.3) Technical and professional abilityIII.1.3) Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

Section four. ProcedureSection IV. Procedure
four.1) DescriptionIV.1) Description
four.1.1) Type of procedureIV.1.1) Type of procedure
Open procedure
four.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing systemIV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:
Based on continuity of care for service users, provider sustainability and value for money. These are social care contracts (light touch regime) and we would like to allow sufficient time to give us the chance to review how it is working and make changes if they are required.
four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes
four.2) Administrative informationIV.2) Administrative information
four.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedureIV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number: 2019/S 245-603055
four.2.2) Time limit for receipt of projects or requests to participateIV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of projects or requests to participate
Date
7 May 2021
Local time
12:00pm
four.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submittedIV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted
English
four.2.7) Conditions for opening of tendersIV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders
Date
7 May 2021
Local time
12:00pm

Section six. Complementary informationSection VI. Complementary information
six.1) Information about recurrenceVI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: No
six.2) Information about electronic workflowsVI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
six.3) Additional informationVI.3) Additional information
Please note that the Framework Agreement requirements will be subject to available financial resources, supplier performance and flexibility to meet changing demands.Organisations should be aware that due to the nature of the Services provided, any Framework Agreement formed as a result of this procurement process shall be executed as a deed. Organisations should seek independent legal advice on the implications of this prior to submitting their bid, where appropriate.To access this procurement opportunity please visit www.supplyhertfordshire.uk and follow the on-screen guidance. In accordance with Regulation 53 of The Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the Council’s procurement documents are available within the e-Tendering system.This is a one stage procurement process. Therefore, if you wish to be considered as a tenderer you must complete and submit a tender by the specified closing date and time. Tender submissions cannot be uploaded after this return deadline.Any clarifications regarding this opportunity must be raised through Correspondence area in the eTendering system.If you are experiencing problems In-Tend offer a help section which includes a dedicated UK support desk which can be contacted via email: or Telephone: +44 1144070065 for any website/technical questions, Monday to Friday, 8:30-17:00.HPFT reserves the right at any time to cease the procurement process and not award a Framework Agreement or to award only part of the opportunity described in this notice. If HPFT take up this right, then they will not be responsible for or pay the expenses or losses, which may be incurred by any organisation or tenderer as a result.HPFT undertakes to hold confidential any information provided in the proposal submitted, subject to HPFT’s obligations under the law including the Freedom of Information Act 2000. If the organisation considers that any of the information submitted in the proposal should not be disclosed because of its sensitivity then this should be stated with the reason for considering it sensitive. HPFT will then endeavour to consult with the applicant about such sensitive information when considering any request received under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 before replying to such a request.HPFT reserves the right to carry out additional financial checks on all organisations bidding for this opportunity at any time during the procurement process. This is to ensure that they continue to meet HPFT’s requirements and remain financially viable to fulfil the requirements under the Framework Agreement
six.4) Procedures for reviewVI.4) Procedures for review
six.4.1) Review bodyVI.4.1) Review body
High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
Telephone
+44 20794760000
Country
United Kingdom
six.4.2) Body responsible for mediation proceduresVI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures
High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
Country
United Kingdom
six.4.3) Review procedureVI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures
HPFT will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day (when using electronic means) standstill period at the point information on the award of the Framework Agreement is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the decision to award a Framework Agreement before a Framework Agreement is executed/signed (as appropriate). The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (‘Regulations’) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly and within the time limits as defined in the above regulations. Where a Framework Agreement has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the contracting authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the Framework Agreement has been entered into the court has the options to award damages and/or to shorten or order the Framework Agreement ineffective.
six.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtainedVI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
Hatfield
WC2A 2LL
Country
United Kingdom

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• one. Contracting authorityI. Contracting authority
• two. ObjectII. Object
• three. Legal, economic, financial and technical informationIII. Legal, economic, financial and technical information
• four. ProcedureIV. Procedure
• six. Complementary informationVI. Complementary information

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