Adult Social Care in the Isles of Scilly

Jamie Wake made this Freedom of Information request to Council of the Isles of Scilly

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Dear Council of the Isles of Scilly,

Please can you answer the following questions regarding Adult Social Care in the Isles of Scilly?

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

FOI, Council of the Isles of Scilly

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Dear Enquirer

Please forgive us for the delay in replying to your Freedom of Information request.

Answers to your questions are given below.

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

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

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 = N/A

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 = N/A

5. When you anticipate retendering for domiciliary care services for Adult Social Care = N/A as there are no registered independent providers for care and support on the Islands

6. The names of the current Domiciliary Care Providers commissioned in your authority to deliver Adult Social Care = our homecare is provided from in-house by the local authority = N/A

7. The contact Name, Email address and Contact number of the person responsible for commissioning domiciliary care services in your authority = Scott Fuller, Senior Officer: Adult Social Care, [email address], 01720 422148

8. Are commissioned providers required to use real-time electronic monitoring to provide data to the local authority and if so which system? = N/A

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 = Nil

10. Is the local authority working with health partners to commission health funded care? = No

11. The authorities’ current market positioning statement for Adult Social Care = A copy of the most recent market position statement is attached.

Kind regards

FOI Team

Council of the Isles of Scilly
Town Hall, St Mary’s, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0LW
[email address]

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