Block Contracts

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Dear Perth and Kinross Council,

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 &/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?

Yours faithfully,

Ryan Owen

FOI - Generic Email Account, Perth and Kinross Council

Dear Mr Owen

 

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act  2002

Request for Information – Block Contracts

 

I acknowledge receipt of your request for information dated 31 December
2013.

 

I understand that the information you seek is:-

 

 In relation to Residential Care homes  - Block Contracts - Respite Care.

 

1.            Do you have any block contracts for Residential Care homes
&/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?

 

I am currently dealing with your request and will issue my response no
later than Thursday 30 January 2014 which is 20 working days as permitted
in terms of section 10(1) of the above legislation.

 

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contact me immediately.

 

Please use the reference Number ATI 2013 12 31 002 in any future
correspondence relating to this request.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

 

Claire Wardlaw                                   

Freedom of Information Officer

Chief Executive's Service

Perth & Kinross Council

Tel: 01738 477935

Fax: 01738 477939

 

 

 

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FOI - Generic Email Account, Perth and Kinross Council

Dear Mr Owen

 

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Request for Information – Block Contracts

 

I refer to your request for information dated 31 December 2014.

 

The information you requested was:-

 

In relation to Residential Care homes  - Block Contracts - Respite Care.

 

1.    Do you have any block contracts for Residential Care homes &/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?

 

Please find below our response:

 

There is one block contract for the provision of residential care with
Balhousie (Faskally Care Home Ltd) for 16 places worth £484,000 per annum.
Contract in place till 2033.

 

There is one block contract for 1 respite bed with Hope Park Care Home,
Blairgowrie worth £30,000 per annum. Contract renewed annually.  

 

Please note that there are also 46 care homes operating under the National
Care Home Contract where the Council spot purchases places. The Council’s
net budget for placements of older people and people with physical
disabilities in care homes is £14.7m. Contracts are renewed annually at
the moment.      

 

There is not an IT system.

 

Lorna Cameron,  Head of Housing and Strategic Commissioning, Housing &
Community Care, 2 High Street, Perth PH1 5PH  is the person dealing with
this area.

 

You have a right to request a review of the Council’s decision. Please
click [1]here to view a copy of our information leaflet which explains the
right of review.

 

Should you require any further explanation or assistance please do not
hesitate to contact me.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Lucy Sheldon

Freedom of Information Officer

Perth & Kinross Council

Tel: 01738 477936

Fax: 01738 477939

e-mail: [2][email address]

 

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resulting from any virus infection. Perth & Kinross Council may
monitor or examine any emails received by its email system.

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Perth & Kinross Council, Live Active Leisure Limited or TACTRAN.
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Requests to Perth & Kinross Council under the Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act should be directed to the Freedom of
Information Team - email: [Perth and Kinross Council request email]

General enquiries to Perth & Kinross Council should be made to
[email address] or 01738 475000.

General enquiries to Live Active Leisure Limited should be made
to
[email address] or 01738 454654.

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[email address] or 01738 475775.

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