UPDATE – OCTOBER 2020 REOPENING OF THE FLEXIBLE FRAMEWORK
As noted below, the previously advertised flexible framework relative to Care and Support Services commenced on 1 April 2020. In accordance with its terms, it is now being opened for New Entrants to be admitted under the same requirements as the original tender exercise and as noted herein.
The estimated value shown in II.1.5 reflects the value advertised at the establishment of the framework (which is an estimate and subject to change).
ORIGINAL CONTRACT NOTICE TEXT:
This procurement exercise is to establish a ‘National Flexible Framework’ in accordance with Regulations 74-76 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 (further referred to as ‘the Flexible Framework’) for the purchase of Care at Home and Supported Living Services, collectively referred to as Care and Support Services.
Care and Support Services will support people to achieve the best possible quality of life, in terms of their personal aspirations, choices and abilities, that enables them to live independently and safely within their own home for as long as practicable.
The Flexible Framework allows for New Entrants to be admitted, as providers, after it has been established. Following award, successful providers will also be able to add new services and locations to their service offering in accordance with the terms of the Flexible Framework.
The value provided in II.1.5 is an ESTIMATE only.
Full details of the tender can be found here.