Domiciliary care services in Bexley

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Dear Bexley Borough Council,

I would like to make an inquiry under the Freedom of information Act regarding Direct Payments in Domiciliary Care.
Please can you tell me the following; (all questions are related to Domiciliary Care for adults 18 and over)

How many packages do you commission on a monthly basis?

Do you have a framework in place? If yes:
What type of framework is it?
When does it expire?

If you do have a framework in place, what % of care do you have to spot purchase outside of the framework?

How do you commission care packages currently?
Through an purpose built I.T system – if yes, which one
Through other IT system – if yes, which one
Via Telephone
Via Email

How many providers are do you have registered, and how many are you actively using?

What is the average hourly price you pay for Dom care?

Many thanks in advance.

Yours faithfully,

Callum

Bexley Council, Bexley Borough Council

Information request
Our reference: 4865896

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Dear Mr Finn
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 17 January
2018 concerning:

Direct Payments in Domiciliary Care. (All questions are related to
Domiciliary Care for adults 18 and over)
How many packages do you commission on a monthly basis?
Do you have a framework in place? If yes:
What type of framework is it?
When does it expire?

If you do have a framework in place, what % of care do you have to spot
purchase outside of the framework?
How do you commission care packages currently?
Through an purpose built I.T system ' if yes, which one
Through other IT system ' if yes, which one
Via Telephone
Via Email

How many providers are do you have registered, and how many are you
actively using?

What is the average hourly price you pay for Dom care?
 
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Complaints and FOI Officer
London Borough of Bexley , Civic Offices , 2 Watling Street , Bexleyheath
, Kent , DA6 7AT
Tel: 0203 045 3411
Email: [email address]
www.bexley.gov.uk

Bexley Council, Bexley Borough Council

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Information request
Our reference: 4865896

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Dear ‎Mr Finn‏
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 17 January 2018.
 
 Please find attached our response to your request.
  

Regards,

Lorraine King
Complaints and Freedom of Information Officer
London Borough of Bexley , Civic Offices , 2 Watling Street , Bexleyheath
, Kent , DA6 7AT
Tel: 0203 045 3855
Email: [email address]
www.bexley.gov.uk