Shropshire Council is offering a £1.75m contract to a company that can provide mobility and independent living equipment and personal care products.
Firms have until July 15th to register an interest in the contract, which would start in September of this year and run for four years.
The council is looking to award the contract to one company and says that it may be appropriate for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs)
The tender reads: “Shropshire Council wish to commission an appropriate contractor to operate a community equipment service for a period of one year, with the option to extend for one, plus one, plus one years (total four years).
“The provider will be required to supply a wide range of prescribed equipment – from simple to complex, to meet the needs of Adults and children in Shropshire.
“The main purposes of the community equipment service are:
- To provide equipment on loan to people living in the community, enabling them to do tasks and achieve skills that they would otherwise be unable to do or to provide support to a carer to enable on-going care in their home environment.
- To maintain the right community equipment for the right service user/carer, in the right place at the right time
- To meet a wide range of requirements for community equipment to meet therapeutic, rehabilitation, personal care/hygiene, mobility, independence and needs.”
Companies that wish to register interest can do so at the following link.