Decision details

Continuation of Existing Assistive Technology Contract for an Interim 6 Month Period

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Awaiting Implementation

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report sets out findings from the evaluation of Assistive Technology and makes recommendations to Cabinet on its the future use.


A report by the Interim Director of Adult Social Services included a recommendation to roll forward the current Assistive Technology contract for an interim 6 month period until the end of September 2011.  The Cabinet agreement was obtained on 18 March 2010 for the Assistive Technology contract to go out to tender during 2010and extend the existing contract for up to 14,500 people, under its existing terms.  The current contract was due to expire as of March 2011.  This involved a key decision which was first identified in the Forward Plan dated September 2010.




That Agreement be given to extend the existing Assistive Technology contract for a period of six months until 30 September 2011.

Report author: Director of Adult Social Services

Publication date: 21/01/2011

Date of decision: 13/01/2011

Decided at meeting: 13/01/2011 - Cabinet

Effective from: 29/01/2011

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