Decision details

Approval to go out to tender for a contract for the supply, maintenance, and repair of overhead tracking hoists in private homes and Local Authority owned properties including Residential and Day Care settings and Sports Centres

Reference: D56902

Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Brief Description

The approval to go out to tender and award contract for the supply, maintenance, and repair of overhead tracking hoists in private properties and the maintenance and repair of mobile hoists and stand aids, specialised bathing equipment in L.A Residential and Day Care establishments. The current contract expires on 30th November 2023.

Impact On Wards


Financial and procurement implications

There is an existing contract in place. The expenditure on the current 5-year contract is £1,547,228. This includes expenditure from all departments in the Council who use this framework. It is expected that the new contract value will be based on the current expenditure.

Partnership working




The Interim Director of Adults and Health approved the authority to procure a new contract for the supply of overhead tracking hoists and the repair, service, and maintenance distinct items of equipment for daily living. The contract will commence on 1st December 2023 for a duration of five years. Implementation discussions will take place with the suppliers once the contract is awarded. The proposed timescale for implementation is December 2023. The Service Delivery Manager- Assisted Living Leeds will be the officer responsible for the implementation in conjunction with officers from the Procurement and Commercial Services.

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Key staff will be involved in the review of the specification and requirements and will be part of the evaluation team following the tender.


Key staff from Adults & Health Occupational Therapy Services, Leisure Services, A&H Residential and Daycare services, and Children’s Social Care will be involved in the procurement process along with colleagues from procurement services.

Contact: Katie Cunningham, Service Manager 07891 272012 Amy Page, ABCD Lead Officer 0113 37 80165 Email:

Publication date: 01/11/2023

Date of decision: 09/11/2023

Effective from: 17/11/2023

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