Community Equipment Service Consultation

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Introduction

 
Purpose of the consultation

Community Equipment is provided to patients, social care users, people with disabilities, and those recovering after an illness or an accident. This equipment includes a range of aids to help people live independently and safely, and includes things like bath lifts, mobile hoists, beds, mattresses, raised toilet seats and commodes.

Community Equipment in Cheshire East is provided by Cheshire East Council, and by South Cheshire, East Cheshire and Vale Royal Clinical Commissioning Groups under a partnership arrangement. These partners are proposing to change the model of delivery of these Community Equipment services in Cheshire East, to make the service more efficient, and to offer better quality for local people.

Demand for the service is expected to increase in the future as the population in Cheshire East ages - the proportion of the population aged 65 and over in the borough is estimated to increase by 25% by 2030 (from 86,900 people to 108,900 people).

Completing this consultation

Please submit your consultation response by Monday the 9th of March 2020 either by:
  • Completing this questionnaire
  • Emailing RandC@cheshireeast.gov.uk
  • Writing to Research and Consultation, Cheshire East Council, Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach, CW11 1HZ.
For any queries about this consultation, e.g. if you would like to receive this questionnaire in an alternative format or submit your response in a different way, please call Customer Services on 0300 123 55 00.

Your confidentiality is assured

We comply with all laws concerning the protection of personal information, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Any personal information you supply will remain strictly confidential and anonymous and will be held and used in line with the Data Protection Act 2018. The information you provide will only be used by Cheshire East Council to analyse the results of surveys and inform decision making. We will not pass on your personal information to any other third parties, without your prior consent. Your response will be stored and kept in line with the council's retention schedule. To find out how we use your information see our privacy policy.