Care homes beds and closures

Catherine Jones made this Freedom of Information request to Southampton City Council

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Please tell me:
1) the name of your local authority

These questions refer to residential care homes and nursing homes in your area.
In 2016 has the council:
2) issued a new contract to a care home provider at a different price?
3) retained an existing contract, but provided financial assistance in the form of a grant or a loan?
4) seconded council staff to the care home on a temporary basis?
5) how many residential care homes or nursing homes in your area closed in 2016?
6) how many of those closures were "short notice closures" (occurring in less than 3 months)?
If possible please state the name of the home/s.
7) how many residents were affected by these closures?
8) what was the reduction or increase in the number of care home beds in your area between the start and end of 2016?

I look forward to hearing from you.
Kind regards
Catherine Jones

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Dear Catherine Jones,

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request received on 15/02/2017.
It has been determined that you have requested the following information:

 

In 2016 has the council:

2) issued a new contract to a care home provider at a different price?

3) retained an existing contract, but provided financial assistance in the
form of a grant or a loan?

4) seconded council staff to the care home on a temporary basis?

5) how many residential care homes or nursing homes in your area closed in
2016?

6) how many of those closures were "short notice closures" (occurring in
less than 3 months)?

If possible please state the name of the home/s.

7) how many residents were affected by these closures?

8) what was the reduction or increase in the number of care home beds in
your area between the start and end of 2016?

 

 

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Dear Catherine

 

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