The tender says: "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).
Christine McGhee, clinical operations manager for Liverpool Community Health Trust's community equipment service
, said: "Being able to provide a wheelchair that specifically meets each individual's needs is essential.
The services to be considered for inclusion are: building maintenance, building cleaning and caretaking, bus station management, security and CCTV, pest control, bereavement services, Ayresome Industries, school catering, Tees community equipment service
, waste disposal contract management, environmental education and enforcement, dog wardens, refuse collection, green waste collection, kerbside recycling, area care (grounds maintenance and street cleaning), parks management and maintenance, cemetery and crematorium maintenance, burials, highways inspection, highways maintenance, winter maintenance, fleet maintenance, vehicle maintenance, strategic property management, commercial property management and valuations.
The Integrated Community Equipment Service
will move to a base at Electrium Point in Forge Lane, Willenhall, by next spring after the joint investment by Walsall Council and Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust.
Barely half of the 28,000 products - including crutches, shower chairs and walking frames - provided each year by the Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil Integrated Community Equipment Service
Kirklees Integrated Community Equipment Service
(KICES) is donating unusable equipment to the local charity Demand.
My job for the Community Equipment Service
involves fitting/collecting medical aids and equipment from service users' homes.
The CQC also inspected the trust's district nursing and community equipment service
On April 20 in Rhyl and Ruthin, residents will have the opportunity to find out more about the modernised Community Equipment Service
(CESI) and the new Telecare Demonstration Centre.
As part of the amnesty, anyone who finds a walking frame, bathlift or any other equipment which they have borrowed can call the Solihull community equipment service
on 0121 770 0900 and staff will arrange for the items to be collected.