Demographics and LD.

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Dear Sutton Borough Council,

I hope this request finds you well. All questions are related to people with disabilities, learning disabilities, autism and/or acquired brain injuries - adults only. Furthermore, all questions relate to provision of domiciliary and residential care without nursing.

1. What is the Council's yearly spend (£) on adult social care? Preferably broken down into adults with learning disabilities, adults with autism and adults with physical disabilities.
2. How many adults with disabilities and/or learning disabilities (including autism and acquired brain injuries) does the Council currently support (residential and domiciliary), and how does the Council expect this to change (increase/decrease)?
3. How many adults with learning disabilities living residential care want to leave residential care?
4. What is the number of adults with disabilities currently in long-term/institutional care - and how does the Council expect this number to change (increase/decrease).
5. How many adults with disabilities does the Council support out of county?
6. Who is/are the commissioner(s) for this group of people and what are their contact details?
7. What is the average rate (£) paid by the Council to providers of care (without nursing)?
8. Does the Council operate with Frameworks or individual tenders per service for care of individuals? If Frameworks, when will the next framework entrance open for provision of care?
9. Do you have a list of providers commissioned to deliver support and who is on that list?
10. Where can I find official and published reports about the strategic planning, short and long-term goal of the council? This is in order to better understand how the Council intends to position itself on a 3-10 year basis.
11. Who are your Direct Payment broker(s) and what are their contact details?
12. What Existing Provider Forums does the Council use to communicate with providers?
13. What are your current gaps in your service provision that you are unable to fill?
14. How do you commission accommodation for adults with disabilities?
15. When does the Council expect to publish their next Market Position Statement?

Yours faithfully,

Alex Hansen

LBS FOI, Sutton Borough Council

Dear Alex Hansen
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST - REF NO
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to Yearly Spend On Adult Social Care.
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LBS CMTsupport, Sutton Borough Council

Dear Mr Hansen

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST - REF NO - F12254

I refer to your request for information received on 10th May 2018
concerning yearly spend on adult social care

  

All questions are related to people with disabilities, learning
disabilities, autism and/or acquired brain injuries - adults only.
Furthermore, all questions relate to provision of domiciliary and
residential care without nursing.

1. What is the Council's yearly spend (£) on adult social care? Preferably
broken down into adults with learning disabilities, adults with autism and
adults with physical disabilities.

This information is publicly available in statutory  published information

2. How many adults with disabilities and/or learning disabilities
(including autism and acquired brain injuries) does the Council currently
support (residential and domiciliary), and how does the Council expect
this to change (increase/decrease)?

This information is available  nationally Source: Pansi Learning
Disability Population projections, baseline estimates. The council
anticipates and projected change through data sources

Number of in & out of borough care home placements by LBS by health and
social care need

Primary need In borough Out of borough Total
Residential Nursing Residential Nursing
PD 38 54 16 20 128
MH 23 17 22 14 76
LD 54 3 100 9 166
Other 1 6 6 0 13
Total 116 80 144 43 383

NUMBER OF ADULTS FUNDED BY COUNCIL IN SUPPORTED LIVING

LD=134

MH=10

ASD data not currently available

LD in borough = 110  - out of borough 24

MH in borough = 4    -out of borough 6

ASD data not currently available

The Council expects the number of people admitted to a care home to reduce
over time as more independent living options are put in place.

3. How many adults with learning disabilities living  in residential care
want to leave residential care?

We do not hold this data .

4. What is the number of adults with disabilities currently in
long-term/institutional care - and how does the Council expect this number
to change (increase/decrease).

See answer 2 for care home placements

5. How many adults with disabilities does the Council support out of
county?

See answer 2 for care home placements

6. Who is/are the commissioner(s) for this group of people and what are
their contact details?

[1][email address]

7. What is the average rate (£) paid by the Council to providers of care
(without nursing)?

Average care home placement fee is £1100

Average weekly fee to providers of supported living LD - £992.47 pw, MH
£530.11 pw

8. Does the Council operate with Frameworks or individual tenders per
service for care of individuals? If Frameworks, when will the next
framework entrance open for provision of care?

Care home placements are contracted on a spot purchase basis

Home Care is delivered under a newly commissioned  Framework arrangement
that began in April 2018

Supported Living (Flex and Core) locality based model is due to be
tendered in June/July 2018

Housing with Care is due to be tendered in July/August 2018

9. Do you have a list of providers commissioned to deliver support and who
is on that list?

Not for care homes - there are over 85 residential and nursing homes in
the borough with a mixture of self funding, council and CCG funding.

Home Care - Q Care, Star Care , Medacs , Westminster Home Care

Current Supported Living Providers

Number of Providers Total LD MH
Number of Providers 15 12 3
Number of Schemes 30 27 3
Note:Some LD schemes support people who
also have a MH need & vice versa
Note: ASD data not available
Provider Name Scheme Name LD MH
Jeffrey Yes
Avenues Pear Tree Yes
Springclose Yes
The Square Yes
Carlene Home Care Dutch House Yes
Choice Support Ashcoombe Yes
Corbould Yes
Mottistone Grove Yes
Homeland Drive Yes
MCCH Ridgelands (Out Borough) Yes
London Road (Out Borough) Yes
Queens Road (Out Borough) Yes
Royal Mencap Sherwood Yes
York Yes
Walsingham Maldon Yes
Allied Care Ashlong Yes
Care Management Group Overhill Yes
Care Unlimited Dorset Road Yes
Choice Care Group The Annexe, Hylton Yes
Orchard Yes
Limes Yes
Direct Care and Support Fairview Yes
Byron Yes
Brighton Rd Yes
Benhill Yes
Frontier Belair Yes
Independence Homes Prospect Yes
Plus Services Buckingham Yes
Transparent Care Limited Woodcote Yes
Grosvenor Yes

ASD data not available

List includes all commissioned providers plus providers with schemes in
Sutton where placements are made on a spot purchase basis

10. Where can I find official and published reports about the strategic
planning, short and long-term goal of the council? This is in order to
better understand how the Council intends to position itself on a 3-10
year basis.

[2]www.sutton.gov.uk

11. Who are your Direct Payment broker(s) and what are their contact
details?

Not clear what this question refers to

12. What Existing Provider Forums does the Council use to communicate with
providers?

Care home owner and registered managers forums four times per year

Forum for providers of service for adults with disabilities.

13. What are your current gaps in your service provision that you are
unable to fill?

Any gaps/needs are considered in commissioning activity

14. How do you commission accommodation for adults with disabilities?

Tender for supported living due June 2018 based on Locality Based model
with Core and flex offer

Tender for Housing with Care August 2018

15. When does the Council expect to publish their next Market Position
Statement?

Supported Living and Housing With Care Strategy published January 2018

Care Home Strategy due to be published September 2018

  

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Kind regards
Olivia

Senior Business Support Officer

Providing support to the Corporate Management Team

London Borough of Sutton

Civic Offices

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SM1 1EA

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Gerald Almeroth Strategic Director of Resources

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Melie Kidner supporting:

Jessica Crowe Assistant Director, Chief Executives Directorate (
Customers, Commissioning and Governance)

0208 770 4828

Olivia McKenna supporting:

Nick Ireland, Acting Strategic Director of People Directorate

0208 770 4603

Alex Penfold supporting:

Mary Morrissey Strategic Director of Environment, Housing and Regeneration

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