Decision details

Community Reablement Services Contract Extension OKD21 (20/21)

Decision Maker: Interim Executive Director Adults and Health

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


West Sussex County Council (WSCC) has a contract with Essex Cares Limited (ECL) for the provision of Community Reablement Services. Reablement is the term to describe services, to support residents following a change in ability, most likely due to a medical condition or episode. A Community Reablement Service (CRS) is essential to prevent people requiring longer term support, enabling people to retain/regain independence and remain at home.


The  Service was re-procured in 2017 for an initial term of 3 years with an option to extend for up to 2 years. The contract was competitively procured with a total estimated value of £13,240,000. As the initial term of the contract will expire on 30th November 2020 authorisation is sought from the Interim Executive Director of Adults and Health to extend the contract for a period of 2 years from 1 December 2020 to 30 November 2022, as per the provision in the previous Cabinet Member decision report ASCH07 (16/17).



The Interim Executive Director Adults and Health has approved the extension of the existing contract for a period of 2 years from the 1st December 2020 to 30th November 2022 at a value of £5,324,000.


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Publication date: 30/06/2020

Date of decision: 30/06/2020

Date comes into force if not called in: 10/07/2020

Call-in deadline date: 09/07/2020

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