Commissioning for Children's and Adults Services

Ben Fox made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council,

I would like to find out the following information from your Adults and Children’s services commissioners.

Children’s

1. Who is the main contact/contacts for commissioning services within Children’s social care? Please also provide their job title.
2. Do you currently use an IT system to support your strategic commissioning and contract management? If yes to either, please name the system(s) and details of costs.
3. How many providers do you contract with for Children’s services and are they internal/external?
4. Do you have a performance management framework to monitor the performance of providers?

Adults

1. Who is the main contact/contacts for commissioning services within Adult’s social care? Please also provide their job title.
2. Do you currently use an IT system to support your strategic commissioning and contract management? If yes to either, please name the system(s) and details of costs.
3. How many providers do you contract with for Adult’s services and are they internal/external?
4. Do you have a performance management framework to monitor the performance of providers?
5. Do you currently use micro procurement (also known as micro commissioning or mini tendering) to arrange services?
6. Do you use brokerage or commissioning teams or do social workers/care managers contact providers direct?

Yours faithfully,

Ben Fox

Contact Centre, St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council

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St. Helens Council
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------------------------ Original Email -------------- Received On:
27/11/2013 14:43:05 GMT
Subject:Freedom of Information request - Commissioning for Children's and
Adults Services

Dear St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council, I would like to find out the
following information from your Adults and Children’s services
commissioners. Children’s 1. Who is the main contact/contacts for
commissioning services within Children’s social care? Please also provide
their job title. 2. Do you currently use an IT system to support your
strategic commissioning and contract management? If yes to either, please
name the system(s) and details of costs. 3. How many providers do you
contract with for Children’s services and are they internal/external? 4.
Do you have a performance management framework to monitor the performance
of providers? Adults 1. Who is the main contact/contacts for commissioning
services within Adult’s social care? Please also provide their job title.
2. Do you currently use an IT system to support your strategic
commissioning and contract management? If yes to either, please name the
system(s) and details of costs. 3. How many providers do you contract with
for Adult’s services and are they internal/external? 4. Do you have a
performance management framework to monitor the performance of providers?
5. Do you currently use micro procurement (also known as micro
commissioning or mini tendering) to arrange services? 6. Do you use
brokerage or commissioning teams or do social workers/care managers
contact providers direct? Yours faithfully, Ben Fox
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Mr Fox

 

Please find attached the responses to your questions.

 

Regards

 

Andy Paton

Systems & Information Management Officer