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Competitive Contract Notice

1. Title: UK-Telford: Extra Care Housing Schemes *NEW NOTICE*
2. Awarding Authority: Official name: Borough of Telford & Wrekin Council, Postal Address: 4th Floor, B Wing, Darby House, Lawn Central, Town: Telford, Telephone: 01952 381142, E-mail:, Contact Point(s): Joint Commissioning & Contracts Team, For the attention of: Mr James Warman, Postal Code: TF3 4LE, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: 01952 381238, General address of the contracting authority (URL):, Address of the Buyer Profile (URL):
3. Contract type: Services
4. Description: "REPLACEMENT NOTICE" REPLACING THE ORIGINAL PUBLISHED ON 21 JANUARY 2009. Tenders and Registration of Interest for the Provision of Domiciliary Care and Housing Related Support Services to the Park Lane Extra Care Scheme and future Extra Care schemes throughout the Borough of Telford & Wrekin. Telford & Wrekin Council wish to invite tenders from potential providers who are interested in providing care and support services to people living within the new Park Lane Extra Care Housing Scheme in Woodside, Telford. Part of Telford & Wrekin Council's Housing, Care and Support Strategy is to support development of an additional 500 Extra Care units of accommodation by 2021: Park Lane Extra Care Housing Scheme, being built by the Wrekin Housing Trust, is due to be completed by October 2009. Details of this new development are as follows: (1) Park Lane Extra Care Housing Scheme, Woodside, Telford 53 units of accommodation, all to rent. The service is due to start late October / early November 2009 subject to the build programme completion. Park Lane is a working title for the project: The scheme will assume its formal name during the final commissioning process. In addition to this, Telford & Wrekin Council intend to develop a 'Preferred Providers' list of suitably qualified and experienced providers of care and support services who will be invited to submit tenders for services within future schemes, potentially including; (1)Chillcott Gardens, Madeley, Telford Contract for 30 units of accommodation (the scheme has 62 units of accommodation in total) This is an existing contract which is due to expire 31 July 2010. (2) A further Extra Care Housing Scheme in south Telford, as part of an Urban Village development. Options for this scheme are being explored with Bournville Village Trust and other parties. This project is in an early developmental stage. With regard to the Park Lane Extra Care Scheme, the provision of services will be primarily for older people, including older people with mild to moderate mental health needs. Services will be delivered using a person centred approach to help people to remain as independent as possible in their local communities and promoting their quality of life and wellbeing. The service includes the provision of personal care, practical support and housing related support to tenants living within the Extra Care Schemes. There may be an opportunity, during the contract, to develop a community domiciliary care service to support people living within the vicinity of the scheme i.e. "core and outreach model". Potential providers must be committed to the principles within the Governments White Paper - 'our health, our care, our say' and to the vision set out in the 'Putting People First' concordat. To this end, potential providers are expected to support the Council in transforming their social care services with an emphasis on reablement, rehabilitation and service personalisation. Applications are invited preferably from established organisations with previous experience of delivering services within Extra Care Schemes. Any potential provider must be registered with the Commission for Social Care Inspection and have experience of domiciliary and / or housing related support services. Tender documents for the Park Lane Extra Care Scheme contract will be available on the Delta-ets site from 3rd February 2009. These documents are also to be used in order to register interest for future Extra Care schemes. Please read carefully the completion instructions at the beginning of the Tender pack which indicate how to tender for Park Lane and/or register for future schemes. The closing date and time for submissions for both the Park Lane Extra Care Scheme tender and Registration of Interest for future schemes is 12 noon on 23rd March 2009. Submissions received after this time will not be accepted. All documents must be completed and submitted electronically by using Vault through BiPs Delta-ets; no other format will be accepted. If you require any further information about this tender, please contact: James Warman Joint Commissioning & Contracting Unit Adult & Consumer Care Telford & Wrekin Council 4th Floor, B Wing Darby House Lawn Central Telford, TF3 4LE Tel. No. 01952 381142 Email:
5. CPV code:
Main Object: 85140000.
Additional Object: 85140000.
Additional Object: 85144100.
Additional Object: 85312500.
Additional Object: 85100000.
Additional Object: 85311100.
Additional Object: 85000000.
Additional Object: 85311200.
6. NUTS code: UKG21.
7. Main site or location of works, main place of delivery or main place of performance: UKG21.
8. Reference attributed by awarding authority:
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category F: 1M to 5M
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for expression of interest: 23/03/2009
Time: 12:00
11. Address to which they must be sent:
12. Other information: This contract will be tendered online using the Vault E-tendering Service of BiP Ltd only. In order to both tender for Park Lane and/or register interest for future Extra Care schemes, Suppliers must be registered on Delta-ets at the following website to be able to access the tender documents. Tender documents for Park Lane and/or Registration of Interest for future schemes will be available online from 3rd February 2009, therefore, ideally you should already have registered on Delta-ets and gained your USERNAME and PASSWORD. Please keep your Username and Password secure and do not pass it to any third parties. Once you have registered by 3rd February 2009, you will be able to enter the following Tender Access Code (TAC) 04T374762 to view the documents for both Park Lane Tender and/or to Register Interest for future Extra Care Schemes. To do this, you must log into and then click on the Vault tab to access the tender box called Extra Care Housing Schemes (including Park Lane 2009). Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time. If you are uploading multiple documents you will have to individually load one document at a time or you can opt to zip all the documents in an application like WinZip or WinRar. The closing date and time for the Invitation to Tender (ITT) for Park Lane and the Registration of Interest for future Extra Care schemes is 23 March 2009 at 12:00 noon. Therefore, if you are interested in tendering for this service, you must ensure that your documents are uploaded to the Vault on Delta-ets before the deadline date and time. Remember your tender must be completed and submitted electronically by using Vault through BiPs Delta-ets by the due date and time detailed above. If you are experiencing problems, then please contact the Delta Helpdesk at or call 0845 270 7050 for further assistance.
13. Submitted date: 23/01/2009


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