RFQ launched for Saskatchewan health P3 project
The Cypress Regional Health Authority in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and SaskBuilds Corporation have launched a tender process for a P3 contract for the design, build, finance and maintain a 225-unit long term care facility in Swift Current Saskatchewan.
Up to three respondents will be shortlisted and invited to participate as proponents in the next stage of the Competitive Selection Process, the Request for Proposals stage.
SaskBuilds is managing the competitive procurement process for the Project, and has engaged Partnerships British Columbia Inc. to provide Project advice and assistance.
The capital cost of the Project is estimated to be approximately C$80 million.
The Project Agreement will require Project Co to design, build, finance, and provide building maintenance and repair services, as well as life cycle maintenance and repair services, for the Facility for a period of 30 years commencing from the anticipated date of occupation of the Facility.
The Project will replace the three existing long term care facilities, including the adult day program, with one new long term care facility to include 225 long term care beds. The Facility will provide care for the full range of residents' needs including all clinical care and services appropriate for intensive personal or nursing care (Level 3) and extended care (Level 4).
The purpose of the Project is to design, build, finance and maintain a 225-unit long term care facility in Swift Current, Saskatchewan.
The Facility will be designed to:
- replace three outdated existing facilities and accommodate forecasted growth;
- incorporate Lean design and Eden care principles to deliver patient and family centred care and improve operational efficiencies;
- provide a facility that supports best practices in long-term health care service delivery;
- provide a facility with a home-like atmosphere for residents;
- optimize capital and operating spend over the long-term;
- provide a facility that enhances staff recruitment and retention;
- integrate with the Cypress Regional Hospital and Swift Current's Integrated Facility Master Plan; and
- incorporate operational best practices and health care principles and efficiencies.