Domiciliary care services in Rotherham

Callum Finn made this Freedom of Information request to Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Rotherham Metropolitan 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

Accesstoinformation, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Callum Finn,

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Freedom of Information Request 1060-17.

 

Thank you for your request for information dated 17^th January 2018,
relating to Domiciliary Care Services, this has been allocated reference
FOI 1060-17.

 

We will process your request as soon as possible and provide you with our
response within 20 working days.

 

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Josh Cockram

Information Assistant

Customer, Information and Digital
Finance & Customer Services

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council         

 

Tel: (01709) 222596      
Internal from new: 22596 

 

Email: [1][email address]

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Accesstoinformation, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Callum Finn,

 

Your request for information relating to Domiciliary Care Services has
been passed to our team to be processed as a request for information under
the Freedom of Information Act 2000.  This has been given reference
1060-17.

 

 

However, in order that we ensure we provide you with the correct 
information, can you please clarify if you are requiring commissioned home
care and not direct payments?

 

 

 

Once we receive your clarification we will begin to process your request 
and respond to you within 20 working days.

 

Thank you,

 

 

Josh Cockram

Information Assistant

Customer, Information and Digital
Finance & Customer Services

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council         

 

Tel: (01709) 222596      
Internal from new: 22596 

 

Email: [1][email address]

Visit our website: [2]www.rotherham.gov.uk

 

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Dear Accesstoinformation,

Yes, the request should relate to commissioned care. Thank you for seeking clarification.

Yours sincerely,

Callum Finn

Accesstoinformation, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Callum Finn,

 

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Freedom of Information Request 1060 -17

 

 

Thank you for your request received on the 17/01/2018, please find our
response attached.

 

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

John Blain

Information Support Officer 
Information Governance Unit

Finance and Customer Services Directorate   
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council 

 

Tel: (01709) 254426          
Internal: 54426

 

Email:  john.blain[1]@rotherham.gov.uk        
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Dear Accesstoinformation,

Many thanks for your help.

Yours sincerely,

Callum Finn