Block Contracts

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Dear Kingston upon Thames Borough 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,

Barry Scott

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Dear Mr Scott,

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Ashley Jones
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Customer Contact Centre
Royal Borough of Kingston
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From: Barry Scott[[2]SMTP:[email address]]

Sent: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 10:39:59 AM

To: FOI

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Dear Kingston upon Thames Borough 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,

 

Barry Scott

 

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Karen Fenwick,

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Dear Mr Scott,

 

I am responding to your Freedom of Information request regarding
residential care home block contracts.

 

The response is as follows:-

 

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.

RBK (Royal Borough of Kingston) has block contracts for permanent
placements but none for respite placements.

2. How many beds are under Block Contracts?

The number of block contracts is not fixed.

3. How much are these contracts worth?

The value of block contracts is again not fixed as they are decreasing
month by month and all block contract will end from March 2014.

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.

No specific IT system has been contracted to support the purchase of these
beds.

5. When are these contracts in place till?

March 2014.

6. Who is the Head Of Commissioning dealing with these contracts?

Jane Bearman, Service Manager.

 

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Yours sincerely

 

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Karen Fenwick
Complaints and Information Access Officer

Adult & Children's Social Care
Royal Borough of Kingston
Strategic Business
Third Floor
Guildhall  

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From: Barry Scott[[5]SMTP:[email address]]

Sent: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 10:39:59 AM

To: FOI

Subject: Freedom of Information request - Block Contracts Auto forwarded
by a Rule

Dear Kingston upon Thames Borough 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,

Barry Scott

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