Continuing Healthcare

Mr. E James made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Vale Royal Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear NHS Vale Royal Clinical Commissioning Group,

Under the FOI act, please provide the following information for the purposes of research.
1) Is the continuing healthcare and funded nursing care process managed in-house, or is part or all of the process outsourced to a 3rd party (CSU, Council, Independent provider etc.). If outsourced, please state the name of the company and the services outsourced (all CHC, assessment, brokerage, invoice validation etc.)
2) Please provide the name and contact details of the individual responsible for continuing healthcare at the CCG.
3) How many people are involved with the continuing healthcare process internally?
4) Does the CCG or any contracted provider managing CHC have a connection to the Exeter System and regularly check this? If not how does the CCG become aware of patient deaths?
5) Does the CCG use any third party tech solutions to record patient information relating to CHC (Broadcare, Swift, Caretrack, QA Plus etc.)? If not how is this recorded?
6) Does the CCG use any third party tech solutions to record financial information (Broadcare, Caretrack, QA Plus etc.)? If not how are invoices validated against care package details?
7) Does the CCG contract care packages from a framework with agreed rates? If so what percentage of contracts are secured on and off framework?
8) Please provide the average no. of patients receiving CHC and FNC funding in the last financial year, and a breakdown for each category:
a. CHC Patients
b. FNC Patients
9) Please provide the total number of suppliers that the CCGs uses for CHC & FNC, split by:
a. Residential Homes
b. Nursing Homes
c. Homecare Agencies
d. Other (please specify)
10) Please state the average number of care packages in the last financial year, split by:
a. Residential Homes
b. Nursing Homes
c. Homecare Agencies
d. Other (please specify)
Thank you for your time.

Yours faithfully,

Mr. E James

Simon Julie (NHS SOUTH CHESHIRE CCG & NHS VALE ROYAL CCG), NHS Vale Royal Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Mr James

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information Request.  Please find attached
our acknowledgement letter.

 

We will respond to your enquiry in due course.

 

Kind regards

 

 

Julie Simon

Governance & Compliance Team

NHS Vale Royal CCG

 

Phone: 01270 275590 | Email: [1][NHS Vale Royal CCG request email]

Bevan House, Barony Court, Nantwich, CW5 5RD

 

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Dear Mr James

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information Request.  Please find attached
our response to your enquiry.

 

Kind regards

 

 

Julie Simon

Julie

 

Julie Simon

Governance and Compliance Administrator

 

 

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Bevan House, Barony Court, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 5RD

 

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Governance & Compliance Team

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