Elderly home care information

Roedd y cais yn rhannol lwyddiannus.

Dear Croydon Borough Council,

I would like to obtain the following information under the FOI Act regarding elderly (65+) domiciliary care in your local authority.

1. The number of weekly hours commissioned to private domiciliary care providers (split into requested by users and awarded to providers if possible)
2. The estimated annual spend commissioned for Adult Social Care through private domiciliary care providers (split into budgeted / spent if possible)
3. The type of agreements held with private domiciliary care providers commissioned to deliver Adult Social Care services such as frameworks, Spot Contracts, Block Contracts etc and their start/end dates, and the proportion of the split
4. When you anticipate retendering for elderly domiciliary care services
5. The names of the current elderly domiciliary care providers commissioned in your authority
6. A contact name, email address and contact number of the person responsible for commissioning domiciliary care services in your authority
7. The number of 65+ currently receiving a direct payment within your local authority
8. Does the council have a target to increase the number of individuals using a direct payment? If so what is this target?
9. The number of 65+ that require social care to now compared with 2010
10. Changes in spending on adult elderly social care per adult between 2010 and 2016
11. Proportion of 65+ care users who self-fund their care

Yours faithfully,

Melvin

Information, Croydon Borough Council

1 Atodiad

Dear Melvin,

Further to your recent request, under Section 8 of the Freedom of Information Act, you are required to provide your full name in order for us to process this. One name in isolation is not a valid request.

Please see Page 7 of the attached guidance from the Information Commissioner for further details.

Kindly be informed that the time for processing your request stops until we hear from you.

Kind regards,
Information Team.

Hi there

My full name is Melvin Yeo. Please let me know if you require any other information. Thanks!
Yours sincerely,

Melvin

Information, Croydon Borough Council

1 Atodiad

Dear Melvyn,

Further to your recent request, under Section 8 of the Freedom of Information Act, you are required to provide your full name in order for us to process this. One name in isolation is not a valid request.

Please see Page 7 of the attached guidance from the Information Commissioner for further details. Kindly be informed that the time for processing your request stops until we hear from you.

Kind regards,

Information Team

Freedom of Information, Croydon Borough Council

 

Dear Mr Yeo

 

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Hi there

May I know if there is any update to my request? Thanks!

Yours sincerely,

Melvin

Information, Croydon Borough Council

Dear Mr Yeo

We apologise for the time this is taking to process.

Your request is still receiving attention and we are urgently chasing the answering department for a response.

Once we have this we will immediately send out to you.

Apologies for any inconvenience.

Kind regards.

Jo

Jo Welch-Hall
Information Support Officer

Resources Department
Customer Transformation and Communications Services
Information and Systems Manager
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Croydon CR0 1EA

Freedom of Information, Croydon Borough Council

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Dear Mr Yeo

 

Freedom of Information Request

Please see attached the council's response to your Freedom of Information
request.

Yours sincerely

 

Ahtisham Riaz

FOI Coordinator

Croydon Council

 

Council services, online, 24/7 www.croydon.gov.uk/myaccount Download our
new free My Croydon app for a faster, smarter and better way to report
local issues www.croydon.gov.uk/app From 1 October 2015, it is a legal
requirement for all privately rented properties in Croydon to be licensed.
Landlords without a licence could face fines of up to £20,000. For more
information and to apply for a licence visit
www.croydon.gov.uk/betterplacetorent Please use this web site address to
view the council's e-mail disclaimer -
http://www.croydon.gov.uk/email-disclaimer