The County Council is currently the lead commissioner of a telecare service for older and disabled people living in their own homes in West Sussex. The aim of the service is to provide technology that optimises the individual’s wellbeing and independence and enables them to continue to live in their own home with appropriate support. The current 13 week free service is funded through a pooled budget between the County Council and the three West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Groups (Coastal West Sussex, Crawley, Horsham and Mid Sussex).
At its very best a modern and innovative technology offer allows people to stay in their homes and live as independently as possible. Consequently the Council is keen to secure a sourcing option that will enable it to keep pace with the ever changing nature and development of digital technology whilst reaching a much higher volume of residents.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Divisions affected: (All Divisions);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/02/2019
Decision due: March 2019 by Cabinet Member for Adults and Health
Lead member: Councillor Amanda Jupp email@example.com
Contact: Avril Mayhew, Adult Services Improvment Lead Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 07936 339250.
Previous Market Testing Event held in February 2017.
Health and Social Care professionals, teams and managers.
Telecare Champions involved in peer review exercise Nov/Dec 2018
Representations concerning this proposed decision can be made to the Cabinet Member for Adults and Health, via the officer contact, by the beginning of the month in which the decision is due to be taken.
Democratic Services Contact: Erica Keegan Tel: 0330 022 26050
West Sussex Plan Priority: A Strong, Safe and Sustainable Place