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Dear North Yorkshire County Council,

Please can you answer the following questions regarding Adult Social Care in North Yorkshire?

1. The current average number of weekly hours commissioned to private domiciliary care providers for Adult Social Care as of August 2017
2. The estimated Annual Spend commissioned for Adult Domiciliary Care through private domiciliary care providers (Based on 2016)
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
4. The lowest and highest (based on the standard daytime week day rate) charge rates per hour of domiciliary care charged to the local authority for Adult Social care commissioned through private domiciliary care providers
5. When you anticipate retendering for domiciliary care services for Adult Social Care
6. The names of the current Domiciliary Care Providers commissioned in your authority to deliver Adult Social Care
7. The contact Name, Email address and Contact number of the person responsible for commissioning domiciliary care services in your authority
8. Are commissioned providers required to use real-time electronic monitoring to provide data to the local authority and if so which system?
9. The number of service users currently receiving a direct payment within your local authority as well as the number of average hours per week.
10. Is the local authority working with health partners to commission health funded care?
11. The authorities’ current market positioning statement for Adult Social Care

Yours faithfully,

Jamie Wake

North Yorkshire County Council

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Sent on behalf of Sheila Hall Head of Engagement & Governance

 

Dear Jamie Wake

 

Further to your Freedom of Information request please find below our
response to your questions:

 

1. The current average number of weekly hours commissioned to private
domiciliary care providers for Adult Social Care as of August 2017

 

20 hours a week

 

2. The estimated Annual Spend commissioned for Adult Domiciliary Care
through private domiciliary care providers (Based on 2016)  

 

The local authority does not provide estimates on future activity or
spending patterns.

 

The actual spending on the specified area of activity in 2016/17 was £18.8
Million

 

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
(contracting)

 

Framework agreement (start date: 01/01/2015, end date: see Q5) and spot
contracts (start dates vary per individual contract, end dates also vary
per individual contract) 

 

4. The lowest and highest (based on the standard daytime week day rate)
charge rates per hour of domiciliary care charged to the local authority
for Adult Social care commissioned through private domiciliary care
providers (contracting)

 

Lowest hourly rate: £12.64

Highest hourly rate: £36.64

(Rates are based on prices supplied for the Approved Provider List and
Framework Agreement)

 

5. When you anticipate retendering for domiciliary care services for Adult
Social Care (contracting)

 

The framework agreements for Selby and Harrogate run until 31/12/2018 with
an option to extend up to 2 years

The Approved Provider List runs until 30 June 2021 (the Approved Provider
List is an open list and providers can apply at any time)

 

6. The names of the current Domiciliary Care Providers commissioned in
your authority to deliver Adult Social Care (contracting)

See NYCC’s website - [1]http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/socialcarep...

 

7. The contact Name, Email address and Contact number of the person
responsible for commissioning domiciliary care services in your authority

 

Kathy Clark Assistant Director, Commissioning

Email [email address]

Tel: 01609 780780

 

8. Are commissioned providers required to use real-time electronic
monitoring to provide data to the local authority and if so which system?
(contracting)

 

No

 

9. The number of service users currently receiving a direct payment within
your local authority as well as the number of average hours per week.

 

We currently have 989 DPs, however, we do not collate information about
the number of hours therefore we are unable to provide an average.

 

10. Is the local authority working with health partners to commission
health funded care?

 

Section 75 arrangements for joint commissioning are in place with two
CCGs, but we are not specifically commissioning domiciliary care for CCGs.
We are exploring opportunity to undertake the brokerage and contracting
functions for CHC on behalf of 3 of the CCGs

11. The authorities’ current market positioning statement for Adult Social
Care (contracting)

 

The current Market Position Statement is available on the Council’s
website, 
[2]https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/procuremen...
 However, this is under review and is being redeveloped. 

 

Yours sincerely

 

Sheila Hall Head of Engagement & Governance

 

 

 

 

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