Decision details

Contract Award: Life of Client

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Health and Social Care

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval to award and enter into the LOC Framework Agreement with three successful Contractors following completion of a compliant
procurement exercise in respect of three Lots:
a. Lot 1 - Stairlifts: Handicare Accessibility Limited
b. Lot 2 - Ceiling track hoists: Hoist and Shower Chair Limited
c. Lot 3 - Vertical and step lifts: Wessex Lifts Limited


RESOLVED - That:Option 2, as outlined in the report be approved, which seeks approval for the advertised Framework Agreement to be awarded to
each contractor identified as submitting the most economically advantageous tender for each of the 3 advertised lots, with a service commencement date of 1st September 2023 and to expire on the 31st May 2026 with an option to extend by two further periods of 12 months. This is the recommended option as:
1. Approval provided for Delegated Authority for the Cabinet Member for
Health and Social Care to award the new Framework Agreement
2. A comprehensive procurement exercise has been undertaken
3. The Service aligns with national and local Policy

Reasons for the decision:

The report outlined 3 option - 1, 2 and 3. Option 2 was approved.

Alternative options considered:

Options 1 and 2, outlined in the report, were considered and rejected

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Detailed in the report

Contact: Jayne Ratcliffe, Deputy Managing Director, Health and Social Care Services Email: Email:

Publication date: 06/09/2023

Date of decision: 30/08/2023

Effective from: 14/09/2023

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