Block Contracts

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Dear Powys 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

Jacqui Rees (CSP - Customer Services), Powys County Council

 
 
Cyngor Sir Powys County Council
Neuadd y Sir / County Hall, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5LG
 

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Our Ref / Ein cyf: F2013-1610
Date: 2 January 2014

 
Person Dealing: Jacqui Rees
Direct Dial:            01597 82 7511
 
FREEDOM of INFORMATION ACT 2000
Reference No: 1610
 
Dear  Mr Owen,
 
Thank you for your request for information, received at this office on
31/12/2013, in which you requested details of the following:
 
        **Block Contracts**
 
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Jacqui Rees (CSP - Customer Services), Powys County Council

 
 
 

Cyfarwyddwr: Newid a Rheoli Gwybodaeth/
Llywodraethu Information Management
Director:  Change and Uned / Unit 29
Governance Ffordd Ddole / Ddole Road
Nick Philpott Llandrindod Wells
Powys LD1 6DF
If calling please ask for / Os yn galw gofynnwch am
 
Tel / Ffôn:  01597 827512      
Fax / Ffacs:  01597 825663     
Email/Llythyru electronig:
[Powys Council request email]     
Our ref / Ein cyf:  1610       
Date / Dyddiad:   22 January 2014

 
Person Dealing: Jacqui Rees
Direct Dial:            01597 82 7511
 
FREEDOM of INFORMATION ACT 2000
Reference No: 1610
 
Dear Mr Owen,
 
Thank you for your request for information dated 31/12/2013 concerning
Block Contracts
 
This is to inform you that your request has been considered and I can
provide the following response:
 
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.
Yes – Thirteen this includes (12 BUPA, 1 Independent Care Home)
 
2. How many beds are under Block Contracts?
192
 
3. How much are these contracts worth?
£3.86 million
 
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.
Internal monitoring IT system which monitors the weekly occupancy of the
beds on receipt of a weekly register submitted by each home.
 
5. When are these contracts in place till?
BUPA homes – May 2016
Independent home – June 2014
 
6. Who is the Head of Commissioning dealing with these contracts?
Jacqueline Jones – contracts manager
 
I trust we have met your information requirements at this time. We believe
that this request is now complete and shall be closed immediately. Should
any further information be requested regarding this topic, a separate
request will need to be submitted.
 
I would like to this opportunity to thank you for your interest in Powys
County Council.
 
Yours sincerely,
 
 
Jacqui Rees
Records & Compliance Assistant
 
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