Dear Common Council of the City of London,
Please provide the answers to the questions below regarding Residential Care homes - Block Contracts - Respite Care.
1. Do you have any block contracts for Residential Care homes and/or Respite Care? If yes, please advise how many Residential Care homes you have.
2. How many beds are under Block Contracts?
3. How much are these contracts worth?
4. Do you use an IT system to maximise the effectiveness of these contracts? If the answer is yes, please provide details of who you have the contract with.
5. When are these contracts in place till?
6. Who is the Head Of Commissioning dealing with these contracts?
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Dear Mr Fox
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
Following receipt of your request for information on the 13^th December
2013 and our acknowledgement of the same date, the City of London (CoL)
responds as follows.
1. Do you have any block contracts for Residential Care homes and/or
Respite Care? If yes, please advise how many Residential Care homes you
The City of London has no block contracts for Residential Care
Homes/Respite Care and there are no Care Homes within our boundaries.
2. How many beds are under Block Contracts? – N/A
3. How much are these contracts worth? – N/A
4. Do you use an IT system to maximise the effectiveness of these
contracts? If the answer is yes, please provide details of who you have
the contract with. – N/A
5. When are these contracts in place till? – N/A
6. Who is the Head of Commissioning dealing with these contracts? – N/A
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