Issue details

Extension of the Community Equipment Service Contract

The Community equipment service (CES) is delivered through a contract with Nottingham Rehab Ltd (trading as NRS Healthcare). The service meets customers social care needs as defined under the Care Act 2014 by promoting independent living and wellbeing.The contract was let on a 5 year term, commencing 1April 2015, with the option for a 2 year extension. It is recommended that the County Council take up the opportunity to extend for a further two years to 31 March 2022. Taking up the extension will allow the County Council and its health partners to explore future delivery models, including potential collaborative arrangements with other local authorities.

 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/12/2019

Decision due: March 2020 by Interim Executive Director Adults and Health

Lead member: Kim Curry, Executive Director Adults and Health kim.curry@westsussex.gov.uk

Contact: Jane Walker, Operations Manager - Independent Living Services Email: jane.walker@westsussex.gov.uk Tel: 033 022 27927.

Consultation process

Representations concerning this proposed decision can be made to the Executive Director 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: 033022 26050

West Sussex Plan Priority: Independence in Later Life

Decisions

Background papers